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John Leguizamo, an award-winning actor, thespian, producer, author, screenwriter, graphic novelist, spoke with Latin Post for its "Changing the Game" series.

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When it comes to exploring, exploiting and self-deprecation, actor-comedian John Leguizamo is your man! He's left audiences in stitches while reflecting upon his life - from "Mambo Mouth," "Spic-O-Rama," "Freak," to "Sexaholix ... a Love Story" and "Ghetto Klown," and now, he's at it again with "Fugly," based on "a near-death experience that forces him to revisit his personal and professional highs and lows."

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Kanye West, the king of unwarranted controversy, embroidered the Confederate flag, a racist symbol for many, onto several items in his line of merchandise for his current Yeezus tour. The star, who's gotten mixed reviews for his budding sense of fashion, received criticisms, but was nonetheless seen photographed wearing a jacket with the flag sewn onto its shoulder just a week ago. Kanye's decision to "reclaim" the flag, follows the effort of other celebrities, such as John Leguizamo, who has attempted to reappropriate a term or an artifact to morph the way it's received.

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