Sony Exec Amy Pascal Calls Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson After Racial Remarks Leak, Kevin Hart Responds To “Whore” Comment (DETAILS)

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Sony executive Amy Pascal is taking steps to rebuild her reputation by contacting social rights giants Rev. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton after making racial jokes in a batch of leaked Sony emails.

Pascal’s comments were released through Sony’s latest email hackings earlier this week. During a conversation with producer Scott Rudin, the two exchanged racial jokes about President Obama’s movie preferences. Pascal was also part of an email where another Sony employer called actor Kevin Hart a “whore.”

Pascal phoned Sharpton and Jackson to find effective ways to fix the situation and well, because, ignorance.

“I’m being proactive,” the executive tells The Hollywood Reporter. “And I want to accept responsibility for these stupid, callous remarks.”

Pascal said one of the first calls she made today — after a leaked email exchange between her and producer Scott Rudin became the most buzzed-about topics in town and throughout the country —…

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