The fear that a love story featuring two Black actors is not engaging, believable or desirable is very real, and one that still defines the mindset of many studio executives, casting agents and producers.
In the moment when control is lost and the person before you stops becoming human, and becomes your victim. It's never OK for a woman to violently attack a man, just as it is never OK when a man does it. Isn't that what gender equality is all about?
People angry at Kim Novak are missing the point. When someone reports a rape you're supposed to grab a pitch fork and attack. That's it. Don't think. Don't analyze. Just get a lynch mob together and go after the rapist, stupid.