Awkwafina, a profitable Asian American actress who’s starring within the new Marvel movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of the ten Rings, was slammed on social media for her earlier use of “blaccent.” And yesterday she was requested about the usage of the allegedly racist accent – and he or she was unable to provide a coherent reply MTO Information has realized.
In an interview with VICE, the Shang-Chi and The Legend of the ten Rings actress spoke about being towards the usage of an Asian accent to painting an Asian character. “I refuse to do accents,” she reportedly stated. “I’m not OK with somebody writing the Asian expertise for an Asian character. I make it very clear, I don’t ever exit for auditions the place I really feel like I’m making a minstrel out of our individuals.”
Awkwafina’s place is completely different with regards to Black individuals. The actress/comic routinely performs with a “blaccent” which many Black individuals discover offensive, MTO Information has realized.
Yesterday she was requested about it – and pay attention: