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Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama “Rub & Tug” after backlash

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Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama “Rub & Tug” after backlashScarlett Johansson on Friday withdrew from the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash.
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Scarlett Johansson pulls out of playing a transgender role in "Rub & Tug" after a backlash from the LGBT community. Rollo Ross reports.

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