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‘The Color Purple’ actor Seyi Omooba ordered to pay over £300,000

‘The Color Purple’ actor Seyi Omooba ordered to pay over £300,000

British actor Seyi Omooba has been ordered to pay over £300,000 of court costs after losing her discrimination claim against a British theatre and her own talent agent. Seyi Omooba was cast in a 2019 production of The Color Purple at Leicester’s Curve Theatre. After it was announced Omooba would be taking of the role of Celie […]

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Actor sacked from ‘The Color Purple’ had a ‘no gay roles’ rule

Actor sacked from ‘The Color Purple’ had a ‘no gay roles’ rule

A British actor who was sacked from a production of The Color Purple when alleged homophobic posts from her past surfaced as told an employment tribunal she never realised the character was a lesbian because she had not read the full script. Seyi Omooba was cast in a 2019 production of The Color Purple at Leicester’s Curve Theatre. After […]

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