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‘Bully’ Documentary Rating Protested By Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep & Drew Brees

More Hollywood heavyweights are joining the call for a lower rating on the teen-focused documentary “Bully,” the Associated Press reports. The Weinstein Co, which is releasing the film March 30, said Tuesday that Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees have signed on to support the film. Lee Hirsch’s documentary on bullying in American schools has been rated R, which restricts children under 17 from seeing it without an adult. The Motion Picture Association of America, which oversees movie ratings, cited language as the reason for the R rating. Distributors appealed the decision, but it was upheld by the MPAA…

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