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Beloved children’s TV show host and “Star Trek” actor LeVar Burton appeared on Monday’s episode of “The View,” where he and co-host Meghan McCain discussed cancel culture.
During the exchange, Burton said that people should look at cancel culture as being more “consequence culture” than anything and suggested the movement serves as a large-scale teachable moment for culture.
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The exchange began when McCain asked Burton — who hosts the popular podcast “LeVar Burton Reads” — to express his feelings about the cancellation of certain Dr. Seuss books over what Dr. Seuss Enterprises said was racist and insensitive imagery.
“What do you think of that decision, and about the cancel culture surrounding works of art or artists that are controversial?” she began.