Acura Apologizes For Light-Skinned Language Used On Casting Sheet

Luxury automaker Acura has apologized for the "language" used in a casting call for their Super Bowl ad featuring Jerry Seinfeld that specified they didn't want a black actor who was "too dark" in the description. Nowhere in their apology do they seem to offer a mea culpa for wanting a light-skinned actor, just for stating … » 4/18/12 2:30pm 4/18/12 2:30pm

Only Light-Skinned Blacks Need Apply For Seinfeld Super Bowl Ad

A casting call notice for this year's Acura Super Bowl Ad featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno obtained by TMZ indicates Acura's agency wanted an African-American actor for the role of the dealer, so long as he was "Not too dark" and "Nice looking, friendly." UPDATE! » 4/18/12 10:45am 4/18/12 10:45am