Adam Sandler facing #NotYourHollywoodIndian backlash

Adam Sandler, one of America’s highest paid comedians, is now the centre of social media outrage

APTN National News
Adam Sandler, one of America’s highest paid comedians, is now the centre of social media outrage after his Native American cast walked off the set this week.

It sparked thousands of tweets followed by a trending hashtag: #NotYourHollywoodIndian.

The actors, mainly from the Navajo Nation, quit the big budget film claiming the Adam Sandler co-written script was deeply offensive to Indigenous women and Indigenous culture.

APTN’s Jaydon Flett has more.