By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Amidst the excitement surrounding the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Fox News pulled John Moody’s opinion piece mocking the most diverse Winter Olympic team the United States has ever had. Titled “In Olympics, … Read more
Macy’s has become the first department store in the United States to sell the hijab, reports Now This.
Not all the reaction, however, has been positive, with the department store being hit with a quick backlash, according to Fox News
Macy’s will feature the Verona Collection which is designed for women, a line designed … Read more
The kids are alright!
At my age, I think it’s OK for me to describe the young Asian American Olympians as kids.
That’s not meant to be an insult or to denigrate the hours upon hours of training they put … Read more
If you watched the Grammy’s last week where Bruno Mars won six Grammy awards, you also watched the national debut of Filipina/American rap artist Ruby Ibarra.
Well, she wasn’t exactly “on” the show. During the Grammy’s she appeared in a MasterCard commercial that featured female singer Sza … Read more
Mindy Kaling fans who have suffered withdrawals since her hit comedy The Mindy Project wrapped up its sixth and final season in November can get excited. Kaling’s newest project, Champions, premieres this March. Champions is a new NBC sitcom co-created by Mindy Kaling and Charlie Grandy.
Champions stars Vince (Anders Holm, who played one … Read more
Asian American actors Joseph Morales, Shoba Narayan, and Marcus Choi are filling leading roles in the second national tour of the hit musical Hamilton.
Morales who is Hawaiian will star as Alexander Hamilton in the hip-hop musical beginning in Seattle on February 6; he currently plays the alternate of Alexander Hamilton in … Read more
Michelle Yeoh’s character, Captain Philippa Georgiou, may have been killed off in season 1 of Star Trek Discovery, but in Hollywood, they can do anything.
CBS released a video this week about her return as Emperor Georgiou.
Yeoh talked about her transformation in this video released by You Tube. Warning: the trailer … Read more
Pakistani American comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani was nominated for an Oscar alongside his wife, Emily V. Gordon, for The Big Sick in the ‘Original Screenplay’ category.
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 23, 2018
The Big Sick is a semi-autobiographical romantic-comedy based … Read more
Sony Pictures has picked up the rights to the latest film from John Cho and Debra Messing, reported the
The $5 million deal for Search came after its premier at the Sundance Film Festival just last week.
In Search, Cho plays David who is in search for his missing teenage daughter. He … Read more