Phylicia Rashad Defends Octavia Spencer Depicting God In “The Shack”

Phylicia Rashad and Octavia Spencer
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Fresh off the Oscars, Octavia Spencer’s latest starring role is in “The Shack” with Sam Worthington and Tim McGraw.

But Christian groups are upset that Spencer is playing God, aka “Papa,” in the movie.

Phylicia Rashad came to Octavia’s defense, “Oh, please, God is in all of us. It does not matter what color you are or what gender you are, there is God in all of us,” she told Page Six.

As for Spencer’s co-star Aviv Alush who plays Jesus, he says: “You do know that Jesus did not have blond hair and blue eyes. He had hair of wool and skin the color of brass.”

SOURCE: Page Six – Tashara Jones


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