Alf has never met a hobbit and therefore is in no position to judge the merits of a complaint about colour discrimination.
But in principle, he is not very sympathetic to the complaint being aired publicly today by a Pom with Paki whakapapa.
People are apt to become disgruntled when told they are the wrong colour, of course.
And so Stuff today reports:
At 1.5 metres (5ft), Naz Humphreys has the essential requirement to be a hobbit extra, but the British Pakistani has been told she’s not white enough.
“It’s 2010 and I still can’t believe I’m being discriminated against because I have brown skin,” Ms Humphreys said.