Some people are not happy with Cambridge University Egyptologist Sally Ann Ashton because she has created what she believes is the best likeness of the legendary beauty Cleopatra and it looks more like Halle Berry or Jada Pinkett-Smith with corn rows than Elizabeth Taylor.
This Cleopatra is not the porcelain-skinned version, she's the melanin-skinned version.
Dr. Ashton says the 3D image reflects Cleopatra's Greek heritage, as well as her Egyptian upbringing, but some people would rather put an asp to their breast than to believe she looked like a sista.
Hey it's 2008 and it's time to keep it real with some of these so-called historic portrayals in television and in movies. Elizabeth Taylor did not look like Cleopatra, Charlton Heston did not look like Moses, Sidney Poitier looked nothing like Thurgood Marshall, James Earl Jones did not look like Jack Johnson, Jeffery Wright did not look like Martin Luther King Jr. or more recently Muddy Waters -- but he did look Dominican as Peoples Hernadez in the updated version of the movie Shaft. Last but not least, blond-haired Willem Dafoe did not look like Jesus.
Maybe it really doesn't matter, but if they make a movie starring Samuel Jackson as Barack Obama, I'm gonna kick somebody's butt.