‘The Office’ Star Says Racist Attacks Began During BLM Progress, He Won’t Ignore
Leslie David Baker – best known for playing the adorable cranky, Stanley, on “The Office” – has witnessed the rise of racism with the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement … and he talks about it.
The veteran actor joined “TMZ Live” on Monday to discuss how his “Office” spinoff project led him to become the target of hate attacks because at the same time … he was a staunch supporter of the BLM.
Leslie says just like black athletes who are told to “stick to the sport” racists have started to come out of the woodwork to tell him to “stick to the comedy” and bomb him. other vile messages … and he’s had enough.
The actor urges everyone, including other entertainment minorities, to speak out against racism when they meet him … because he says ignoring it only protects fanatics and allows hatred to continue.
This is exactly what Leslie does – he shares examples of what he believes is growing racism in this country, to raise awareness and motivate everyone to help end it.
The Good News – Leslie’s spinoff show “Uncle Stan: Coming Out of Retirement” is on full steam, and he says he’s received a lot more love than hate from Office fans. ‘… and he’s happy to do that for them.
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