Is 'Doctor Strange' Actor Benedict Cumberbatch's Family Facing Lawsuit Over Slave-Owning Past In Barbados?
January 04, 2023 at 12:49 am
The family of actor Benedict Cumberbatch could face a lawsuit over their historical links to the slave trade in Barbados.
As reported by The Telegraph, Cumberbatch’s ancestor, Abraham Cumberbatch, reportedly owned land in the 18th century which housed over 250 enslaved people. The family maintained ownership of them until slavery’s abolishment in 1834.