Like many people, we were pretty shocked and upset to hear Benedict Cumberbatch refer to black actors as "colored" in a recent interview.
Well, since then, Benedict has issued a very sincere apology for his use of the derogatory term, which was made while the actor was discussing racial inequality in the British entertainment industry.
[ Related: Benedict Officially Apologizes ]
Now, Selma's David Oyelowo has officially spoken out in defense of Benedict, and emphasized how we should all be reminded of Benedict's intended message.
Here's what he had to say about the recent matter in an interview:
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