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Aziz Ansari Sexual Misconduct Allegation Troubles Asian Americans

posted by Dana Delacruz

Aziz Ansari won Best TV Actor (Musical or Comedy) at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. From YouTube/NBC.

Indian American comedian Aziz Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct Saturday by a Brooklyn-based photographer days after his history-making Golden Globes win for his performance in Master of None.

The alleged victim relayed her … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Who were the Unfamiliar Asian American Faces at the Golden Globes?

posted by Brittney Le

Ai-jen Poo with Meryl Streep at Golden Globes 2018

Ai-jen Poo was a special guest of Meryl Streep at the Golden Globe awards show Sunday.
Photo via Twitter


 
Views from the Edge

 
It was hard to miss the unfamiliar women at the Golden Globes awards held Sunday. They were seated up front in seats usually reserved for Hollywood’s most well-known stars.
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Blogs

Jan 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: AAPI Actors Scarce at Award Shows

Blog: AAPI Actors Scarce at Award Shows

posted by Randall

Priyanka Chopra

By Ed Diokno

Despite some progress, AAPI actors are largely unrecognized by award shows.

The People’s Choice Awards kicked off the awards season last week with a handful of Asian American actors winning the fans’ affection.

This Sunday, the Golden Globe will be handing out accolades to the favorites as voted by the Hollywood Foreign … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 1, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Star Tribune: TV Leading Way for Diversity in Hollywood

Star Tribune: TV Leading Way for Diversity in Hollywood

posted by Randall

Jane the VirginWhile much of the talk after the Oscar nominations was about the lack of minority nominees, TV has gone in the opposite direction, suggested columnist Neil Justin in the Star Tribune.

The CW announced in January a second season of Jane the Virgin which features an almost entirely Latino cast. The same day it’s … Read more

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Jan 17, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on AALDEF: Margaret Cho Says People Offended by Her Golden Globes Bit Are “Racists”

AALDEF: Margaret Cho Says People Offended by Her Golden Globes Bit Are “Racists”

posted by Randall

Margaret Cho with Meryl Streep at the Golden GlobesComedian Margaret Cho called those offended by her sketches as a North Korean general on the Golden Globes “racist”, in an interview with Emil Guillermo for his blog for AALDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund.

The response came after a question from Guillermo asking if she understood the backlash her sketch … Read more

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Jan 13, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Buzz Feed: Margaret Cho in Full Defense Mode of Her Golden Globe Bit

Buzz Feed: Margaret Cho in Full Defense Mode of Her Golden Globe Bit

posted by Randall

Margaret Cho Golden GlobesMargaret Cho is never one to cower from controversy, and her reaction to some of the venom directed at her over her Golden Globe sketches are no exception.

Cho who portrayed an emotionless inscrutable North Korean general and journalist with thick accent told Buzz Feed her Korean ancestry gave her creative license.

“I’m of North … Read more

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Jan 12, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Most Asian Americans Give Margaret Cho’s Golden Globes Bit Thumbs Down

Most Asian Americans Give Margaret Cho’s Golden Globes Bit Thumbs Down

posted by Randall

Margaret Cho on Golden GlobesIf Margaret Cho’s goal last night on the Golden Globes was to get people talking about her, she clearly succeeded.

Unfortunately, her bit playing a North Korean journalist and army general certainly did not advance the cause of Asian American representation.

Reaction on Twitter from Asian Americans was largely negative.

 

 

 
 

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Jan 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Huffington Post: The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ in Hollywood excludes Asians

Huffington Post: The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’ in Hollywood excludes Asians

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Golden GlobesAlthough Asian Americans enjoy success on YouTube and Reality TV, you’d be hard pressed to find many successful Asian American professionals in Hollywood. In a recent Huffington Post piece written by Vietnamese American author, Andrew Lam, describes this “bamboo ceiling” in Hollywood, where discrimination, stereotypes and exclusion are the norm for Asians.

“The most recent … Read more

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Jan 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Broadway World: Up close with Golden Globe nominees Bobby Lopez & Kristen Anderson

Broadway World: Up close with Golden Globe nominees Bobby Lopez & Kristen Anderson

posted by Randall

FrozenFilipino American composer Bobby Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson enjoyed the Golden Globes Sunday night despite not winning  in the category of Best Original Song, reports Broadway World.

The couple received the nomination for their song Let It Go from the hit Disney animated musical, Frozen.

“It’s incredible, I know that there aren’t that … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Hollywood Reporter: Masi Oka Says Hollywood Not Ready for Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Masi OkaChange only goes so far, at least so far, for Asian Americans in Hollywood.  Heroes Alum Masi Oka says Hollywood doesn’t quite know what to do with Asian faces yet.

“It’s changed in Hollywood, but only so much,” Oka tells Hollywood Reporter. “You can’t get Asians cast in leads yet. Maybe as a second … Read more

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