Celebrity·Posted on Apr 7, 2021Regé-Jean Page Finally Responded To The Reports That He Wasn't Cast As Superman's Grandfather Because He's Black"Hearing about these conversations hurts no less now than it did back then."by Morgan SlossBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter published an article claiming that Regé-Jean Page — known as the breakout star from Bridgerton — was denied a DC superhero role because he's Black. Jeff Spicer / Getty Images The piece also detailed Ray Fisher's abuse and mistreatment allegations against Joss Whedon on the set of Justice League. Apparently, the creators of the Krypton TV series wanted some nontraditional casting, and Regé-Jean auditioned for the role of Superman's grandfather. View this photo on Instagram Regé-Jean Page / @michaelshelford / Instagram: @regejean According to multiple sources, Geoff Johns — former co-chairman of DC Films — allegedly shot down the idea because Superman “could not have a Black grandfather.” Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images It should be noted that Geoff's rep has denied the allegations. Well, Regé-Jean himself responded to this whole mess today. Getty Images "Hearing about these conversations hurts no less now than it did back then," he wrote on Twitter. Regé-Jean Page @regejean Hearing about these conversations hurts no less now than it did back then. The clarifications almost hurt more tbh. Still just doing my thing. Still we do the work. We still fly. 👊🏽 05:44 PM - 07 Apr 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Regé-Jean Page / Twitter: @regejean "The clarifications almost hurt more, tbh," the actor continued. View this photo on Instagram Regé-Jean Page / @josephsinclair / Instagram: @regejean "Still just doing my thing. Still we do the work." View this photo on Instagram Regé-Jean Page / Instagram: @regejean "We still fly," he concluded. David M. Benett / Getty Images Wow. Such an uplifting response to such an ugly situation. Sending you so much love and light, Regé-Jean!