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The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Looney Tunes icon Pepé Le Pew “is not in any current Warner Bros-Version is included TV projects and there are no current plans “for the return of the character

THR also reported that Le Pew will also not appear in the upcoming LeBron James movie “Space Jam 2”, the sequel to the ’90s Looney Tunes movie with Michael Jordan Le Pew starring in the first film alongside the one Legend of the Chicago Bulls on

According to the report, the decision to curse the famous skunk was “made more than a year ago”

Deadline also reported that a scene with Le Pew and actress Greice Santo was filmed in June 2019 but was “left on the cutting room floor” “

Last week, amid the turmoil over the cancellation of six Dr New York Times columnist Charles Blow targeted Le Pew, whom he described as a “normalized rape culture,” and Looney Tune Speedy Gonzales, whose friends helped spread the caustic stereotype of the drunk and lethargic Mexicans “

“RW blogs are crazy because I said Pepe Le Pew contributed to the rape culture Let’s see 1 He repeatedly grabs / kisses a girl / stranger without consent and against her will 2 She struggles mightily to get away from him but he won’t release her 3 He locks a door to prevent her from escaping, “wrote Blow on Saturday while sharing a Pepé Le Pew montage

He continued, “This taught the boys that ‘no’ doesn’t actually mean ‘no’, but that it is part of the ‘game’, the starting line of a power struggle. It taught the grueling, even physical, objections of a woman to overcome was normal, adorable, funny They didn’t even give the woman the opportunity to SPEAK “

“Unbelievable how vicious & this interpretation is. Of course, Pepé the Pew is disgusting, that’s the whole point of this & character in this cartoon!” exclaimed artist Tim Soret. “First of all, the Looney Tunes characters are obviously not considered Role Models Thinking They Act in the Craziest, Dumbest, Obsessive Reprehensible Ways by & Your flawed nature is why it is morally acceptable and so regressively funny to see them fail miserably via & Pepé the bank is a skunk: he literally stinks you couldn’t devise a more obvious signal. His ignorance of his own smell * reflects * his ignorance of his own frivolous demeanor “

Soret continued, “He’s too intrigued by his act of seduction to even notice he thinks a cat is a skunk (paint would somehow always end up absurdly on its back, which is the show’s running joke is)”

“If Charles Blow hadn’t spent his time looking for cartoons for kids only to drop them off, he wouldn’t have been so embarrassed”Just because he doesn’t understand the characters and their messages doesn’t mean kids have the same problem,” said conservative writer AG Hamilton responded

“Pepe LePew was a pervert rapist & was bad, we got it Literally everyone who saw this cartoon got this Speedy Gonzales, wasn’t a pervert, was funny, quick & the good one The takeaway is Charles Blow, who writes a NY TIMES column has never seen Looney Tunes, “concluded conservative commentator Stephen Miller

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, who shows off Speedy Gonzales in “Space Jam 2”, defended his own cartoon character in the middle of the re-examination

“I’m the voice of Speedy Gonzales on the new Space Jam. Does that mean they’re going to try to break off Fluffy too? You can’t catch me breaking off the culture I’m the fastest mouse in all of Mexico,” Iglesias tweeted on Saturday

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Pepe Le Pew canceled

World News – USA – Pepé Le Pew has been reportedly canceled by Warner Bros because the NYT columnist accused the cartoon of promoting the “culture of rape”

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