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These Are the Surprising True Stories Behind Hollywood Movies


2. The Help

The 2011 movie “The Help” starring Viola Davis and Emma Stone is based on the book of the same name written by Kathryn Stockett in 2009. While it is not a real story, there is some truth to it.

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The novel took place during the segregated 1960’s in Jackson, Mississippi and showed the relationships between African-American maids and their white bosses. Stockett was born at the end of the 1960’s in Jackson and said she was very close with her maid growing up. After the book became popular, though, her brother’s maid Ablene Cooper filed a lawsuit against her claiming she based the main character on her but Stockett denied this.

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