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Is Leslie Jones' 'Ghostbusters' character too stereotypical?

Leslie Jones plays Patty Tolan, a subway worker, but Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon all play scientists in Ghostbusters. Some critics have blasted the film for not being as progressive as it claims—pointing out that the Black woman is limited to a stereotypical role. But others highlight that Patty is a well-written "historian" and important to the plot. What do you think?

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Some are calling Leslie's character the stereotypical Black friend and not as progressive as the other three female characters.
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Not to reveal too much about the movie, but Patty had been called out a bit for not being a scientist by other characters.
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But others are giving the character credit for moving along the plot of the film.
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She's not a scientist, but she's just as smart and important to the team!
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Is Leslie Jones' 'Ghostbusters' character too stereotypical?
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#ProgressivePatty
#StereotypicalPatty