Even if the industry still has a long way to go — for instance, the major issue of whitewashing or casting white actors in Asian roles — it's comforting to watch these young stars kill it on the big screen. From Fresh Off the Boat 's modern Asian family to this year's majority-Asian cast in Crazy Rich Asiansthe importance of appealing to all audiences is finally starting to become a priority for producers. And it's about time.
When I was in my second year of university, a stranger approached a friend and me on the streets of Melbourne, asking to photograph us for his website about interracial couples. A little taken aback, we told him we weren't together but had friends that might fit the bill. He went on to explain that many of his friends were Asian men who thought Anglo-Australian women just weren't interested in dating them.
Quite frankly, we have nothing against the guy, but we can totally name a whole bunch of Asian hotties who deserve the honor a tad bit more. As the first Asian male model for Louis Vuitton, he definitely had to be cream of the crop to break those kind of barriers. One thing we absolutely love Jason Momoa for, though, is just how much he loves his wife.
It follows a Chinese-American professor who travels to meet her boyfriend's family and is surprised to discover they are among the richest in Singapore. The film was announced in August after the rights to the book were purchased. Much of the cast signed on in the spring ofand filming took place from April to June of that year in parts of MalaysiaNew York Cityand Singapore. It is the first film by a major Hollywood studio to feature a majority cast of Asian descent in a modern setting since The Joy Luck Club in
Steve Harvey has a unique knack for embarrassing gaffes. In this past, these flubs have mostly generated there-he-goes-again laughter. And the reaction rapidly expanded beyond the internet.
After getting divorced from an "All-American guy" she'd been with for 10 years, year-old publicist Lisa Rosevear was ready for something new. She came up with a list of what she wanted in a man: smart, genuine, respectful. Adding it up, it occurred to her that guys who fit the bill were
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Troy Sey of Los Angeles is among a few men who are posting their gender-swap selfies from Snapchat on apps like Tinder to gauge if the user experience and responses are different. Sey told BuzzFeed News he initially shared it with friends on social media to be "funny," but he was taken aback by how much attention his gender-swapped selfie received. On Monday, Sey named his womanized image "Tracy" and took his friends' suggestion to create a Tinder profile for Tracy Sey to see what would happen.