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Ken Jeong to star in upcoming Chinese American comedy ‘Tiger Mom’

  • Actor Ken Jeong has been officially named as part of the cast of the upcoming comedy “Tiger Mom.”
  • In the movie, Zhang Jingchu plays first-generation Chinese American mother Marilyn Khu, who is forced to enroll her unruly children in a disciplinary school called Tiger Academy.
  • Jeong plays Mrs. Khu’s husband, Jimmy Khu, while Michelle Krusiec plays strict Tiger Academy instructor Suki Lai.
  • Other cast members include Alexa Loo (“Chad”), William Budijanto (“Resident Alien”), Chloe Pun (“Kung Fu”), Neil Garguilo (“Bloodsucking Bastards”) and Nathalie Boltt (“District 9”).
  • The film, which recently wrapped up production in Langley, British Columbia, is produced by Impossible Dream Entertainment, Storyoscopic Films, Big Picture Content and Crossroad.

Actor Ken Jeong has been officially revealed as a cast member of the upcoming comedy “Tiger Mom.”

Jeong joins Zhang Jingchu, Michelle Krusiec and “Riverdale” actor Lochlyn Munro in the film helmed by filmmaker Shawn Chou.

‘Masked Singer’: Latest episode shows Rudy Giuliani’s controversial unmasking, Ken Jeong’s walkout

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  • The much-awaited unmasking of former New York City mayor and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani on “The Masked Singer” finally aired on Wednesday.
  • Giuliani, 77, was subpoenaed on Jan. 18 by the House Select Committee, which was tasked with investigating the Capitol Hill riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
  • The former politician, who made it to the show’s final round, donned the Jack in the Box costume and was joined by Space Bunny, the Prince, Baby Mammoth and Queen Cobra.
  • After Giuliani’s unmasking, “The Masked Singer” judge Ken Jeong stormed off in protest.

The much-awaited episode of “The Masked Singer,” in which judge Ken Jeong storms off in protest after former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani reveals himself, has finally aired.

The episode aired on Wednesday and showed Giuliani, a former New York City mayor, making it to the show’s final round with four other masked contestants. The 77-year-old politician, who donned the Jack in the Box costume, was joined by Space Bunny, the Prince, Baby Mammoth and Queen Cobra. 

Simu Liu reveals how Ken Jeong was the first person to make him feel welcomed in Hollywood

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  • Simu Liu is among the Hollywood stars to be featured on the cover of Vanity Fair’s 28th annual issue.
  • Liu talked about the pressure of becoming a representative of the Asian diaspora in the film industry and still feeling like an “outsider” in Hollywood.
  • “I still feel very much like I’m an outsider in Hollywood...but I’m starting to realize I don’t have to prove to anyone or myself that I deserve to be here,” the actor said.
  • Liu’s encounter with Korean American comedian Ken Jeong was the one of the first times he felt welcomed in the industry.
  • “I would go to tapings, and Ken, without fail, would bring me into his dressing room and ask me how I was doing. That was the first time I really felt the generosity of a community…. I’ll never forget that kind of kindness,” Liu said.

“Shang-Chi” star Simu Liu, who is featured on the cover of Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue 2022, spoke with the magazine about feeling like an “outsider” in Hollywood.

Liu is among the Hollywood stars to be featured on Vanity Fair’s 28th annual issue along with actors Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba, Nicole Kidman, Andrew Garfield, Benedict Cumberbatch, Penélope Cruz and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez.

Judges Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke walk off in protest after ‘The Masked Singer’ unveils Rudy Giuliani

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  • Comedian Ken Jeong and singer-songwriter Robin Thicke reportedly stormed offstage while filming “The Masked Singer” after the show unveiled Rudy Giuliani as one of its contestants.
  • Giuliani and three other people were subpoenaed on Jan. 19 by the House Select Committee, which was tasked with investigating the Capitol Hill riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
  • Season 7 of “The Masked Singer,” with the theme “The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly,” will premiere on March 9.

The Masked Singer” judges Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke reportedly left the stage after the show unveiled Rudy Giuliani as one of its costumed contestants.

The reveal was filmed last week and will be included in the first episode of “The Masked Singer” Season 7 when it premieres next month, according to Deadline. Jeong, 52, and Thicke, 44, reportedly stormed off the stage in protest as soon as Giliuani’s mask was removed.

2021 Asian Hall of Fame inductees include Nancy Kwan, Brandon Lee, Steve Aoki, Ken Jeong

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Ten influential Asians will be honored during the 2021 Asian Hall of Fame ceremony on Nov. 13.

Seattle cocktail event: After separating from The Robert Chinn Foundation last year, the Asian Hall of Fame joins the foundation in celebrating its 35th anniversary and the 2021 Asian Hall of Fame inductees at the Ben Bridge Jeweler in downtown Seattle on Monday.

Ken Jeong flexes his MD: ‘Don’t get medical advice from Nicki Minaj’

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On his Monday appearance on “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” comedic actor Ken Jeong debunked Nicki Minaj’s testicle-swelling vaccine myth tweet and shone a light on the Delta COVID-19 variant.

Medically inaccurate: In the episode, show host Corden asked Jeong, 52, a hypothetical question on whether the COVID-19 vaccines could cause testicular swelling in patients, a nod to the American rapper’s viral tweet from last week. Jeong was a medical doctor before becoming an actor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

LA Non-Profit Launches Bystander Intervention Initiative, PSA Narrated by Ken Jeong

Asian Americans Advancing Justice — L.A., a leading legal and civil rights organization, launched an initiative that teaches bystanders what to do when witnessing anti-Asian hate incidents in their neighborhood.

The 5Ds of Bystander Intervention: The organization released a PSA narrated by comedian Ken Jeong, detailing some of the things a bystander can do to help prevent verbal harassment from escalating.

Ken Jeong Lands Lead Role in ‘Shoot The Moon’ Produced by Daniel Dae Kim

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Actor Ken Jeong who is known for his role in “The Hangover” will be starring as the lead character in Amazon’s new dramedy “Shoot the Moon” produced by Daniel Dae Kim.

The single-camera dramedy is about failures in life, taking loose inspiration from the life of Paul Bae, a former English teacher, stand-up comedian and creator of “The Black Tapes” podcast.

Ken Jeong to Host MTV AAPI Advocacy Event With Performances by Jhené Aiko, Saweetie

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MTV Entertainment Studios is partnering with The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) for a special televised event hosted by Ken Jeong featuring performances by Jhené Aiko and Saweetie.

TAAF partnered with the Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, The Henry Luce Foundation and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation launched the See Us Unite campaign. Their website states that the goal of the campaign is to “expand support for the AAPI community through solidarity and education.”