Israeli actress Gal Gadot announced on Twitter that she’s teaming up with “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins for a new project based on the life of Cleopatra:

And people are already pissed about a Jew playing an Egyptian ruler:

Others suggest Gadot is too white for the role:

Just because she was Greek “doesn’t mean she was white”:

As for the proper shade of the actress, they want “darker than a brown paper bag”:

But, hold on! Here’s Sarah Parcak, a blue-check Egyptologist who explains in this fascinating thread why Gadot is a suitable choice for the role. Enjoy ==>

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