Why is a musical that perpetuates a Western fantasy of Asians as small, weak and effeminate people still so popular?
Constance Wu discusses fighting for her role in Hustlers, her Fresh off the Boat Twitter fiasco and balancing fame and social media in this LA Times interview. For the full article, see the link below. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2019-08-29/constance-wu-hustlers-social-media-2019
Over time, the phrase has entered various areas of pop culture, school yards and the music and apparel industries, often called out by people who know that it’s racist and sexist. It’s used to reduce Asian and Asian-American women to sex objects. It’s our turn to make sure its use of turning Asian and Asian-American […]