Actor Griffin Matthews went viral after he put the racist Broadway community on blast
In a seven minute video that went viral last May, Broadway actor, playwright, and self-proclaimed “zaddy” Griffin Matthews took his racist colleagues to task.
The video, which was captioned “Dear Amy Cooper: Broadway is Racist. #BurnItDown”, Matthews used Amy Cooper, the white woman seen making a false 911 report on a Black gay man, Christian Cooper, in Central Park, as a metaphor to discuss liberal white violence, specifically on Broadway.
“See, the thing about Amy Cooper is that she’s a liberal,” Matthews said. “She works with Black people, she believes she loves Black people. Her Black experience is strictly about money and profits. She has no real Black friends and has never needed to have them because that’s not part of the equation of