To spotlight Michelle Obama‘s When We All Vote initiative, Gabrielle Union hosted a fabulous reading of Friends with an all-Black cast tonight, and it got lots of folks to register as voters.
They read S03:E02 “The One Where No One’s Ready,” and the cast was amazing:
- Sterling K. Brown as Ross (originally David Schwimmer)
- Ryan Bathe as Rachel (originally Jennifer Aniston)
- Uzo Aduba as Phoebe (originally Lisa Kudrow)
- Kendrick Sampson as Joey (originally Matt LeBlanc)
- Jeremy Pope as Chandler (originally Matthew Perry)
- Aisha Hinds as Monica (originally Courteney Cox)
When We All Vote has been working to register voters through fun events and celebrity appearances:
My favorite commentary on the lack of diversity on Friends is this classic gem by docfuture1:
If you haven’t yet, REGISTER TO VOTE! Learn more at whenweallvote.org.