James Patterson says industrial action for white men is ‘another form of racism’

James Patterson has been criticized for claiming that “older white men” are victims of racism.

The American author, who is one of the highest-paid writers in the world, opened up in a new interview.

In the piece of The timesIt is alleged that Patterson, 75, “is concerned that it is difficult for white men to get writing jobs in film, theater, television or publishing.”

He is then quoted as saying: “[It’s] just another form of racism. What is this all about? can you get a job Yes. Is it harder? Yes.”

Patterson continued, “It’s even harder for older writers. You don’t meet many 52-year-old white men.”

Many of his fellow writers criticized the author’s comments on Twitter, with some highlighting the fact that Patterson loudly forbesearned about $80 million in 2020.

He also holds the record for most books in the world New York Times‘Bestseller list.

James Patterson thinks it’s harder for ‘older white men’ to ‘write gigs’

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Author Kellye Garrett commented, “Tell me you’ve never ACTUALLY experienced racism and sexism without telling me you’ve never experienced racism and sexism…”

Writer James SA Corey added: “That’s why the highest paid writer in the world is a black woman, right? No? Is it still James Patterson?”

The author has published an autobiography entitled James Patterson by James Patterson.

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/james-patterson-white-author-racism-b2099704.html James Patterson says industrial action for white men is ‘another form of racism’


JOE HERNANDEZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JOE HERNANDEZ joined USTimeToday in 2022 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing joe@ustimetoday.com.

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