Dante ‘Tex’ Gill’s Cousin Tells Us What Tex Would Have Thought of Scarlett Johansson Playing Him (Exclusive)

Dante “Tex” Gill, a transgender massage parlor owner whose portrayal by Scarlett Johansson in the upcoming film “Rub & Tug” has prompted a strong backlash, “would be laughing his ass off” at the debate, says Gill’s cousin, Barry Paris.

“That wouldn’t be as important as how he wanted the world to see him,” Paris, a longtime film critic for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, told TheWrap on Thursday.

Paris said he didn’t know for certain how Gill, who died in 2003 at the age of 72, would have reacted to Johannsson or any actress...

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By: TheWrap - 3 days ago

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