Tropic Thunder: The R-Word

So the movie Tropic Thunder starting Ben Stiller, Jack Black, and Robert Downey Jr. is taking some serious heat from the Coalition of National Disability Organizations.

Apparently the film uses the "R-Word" (retard, or variations thereof) seventeen times and depicts "bumbling, clueless caricatures designed to mimic the behavior of people with intellectual disabilities."

The Coalition said that this type of movie makes for an "unmistakable outcome: They mock, directly or indirectly, people with intellectual disabilities. They perpetuate the worst stereotypes. They further exclusion and isolation. They are simply mean."

Here's the full story on CNN.com

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