Pepe Le Pew absence from 'Space Jam 2' prompts 'cancel culture' debate

Los Angeles (AFP) – French skunk Pepe Le Pew will not appear in an upcoming “Space Jam” sequel and is not planned to feature in any new “Looney Tunes” cartoons, sources familiar with the productions told AFP Wednesday, as a debate swirls over sexism and “cancel culture” in Hollywood. The lovelorn cartoon animal — who spends most of his time in luckless pursuit of a female cat who is repelled by his advances and noxious smell — hit the headlines last week after a New York Times columnist said Pepe “normalized rape culture.”  Days later, it emerged that a live-action scene for this summer’s ca…

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