However, in the comment sections, Bennet was criticized for being a “hypocrite” for changing her last name from “Wang” to “Bennet.”
Bennet didn’t appreciate this individual judging her without context and posted an epic clap back (the individual deleted his/her comment and Instagram shortly after Bennet’s reply).
In 2014, Bennet revealed that she had changed her last name because she was having a hard time getting work in Hollywood. She decided to change her last name, to “Bennet,” her father’s first name.
“Oh, the first audition I went on after I changed my name, I got booked,” Bennet shared to The Daily Beast last year. “So that’s a pretty clear little snippet of how Hollywood works.”
“I want to be clear because some of my Asian-American fans seem to think I did that [changed last names] because I didn’t want to known as Chinese, but it’s so the opposite,” she added. “I just wanted to be known as me and let my personality define who I was, rather than my ethnicity.”
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