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20 Asian Celebrities Reimagined As the Opposite Sex Through Snapchat’s Viral Filter

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    The world is a giant melting pot of people and now so is your timeline thanks to the viral Snapchat swapping app that allows users to change their appearance by airbrushing images to look like the opposite gender.

    The app’s augmented reality (AR) lenses include facial features that are typically male or female.

    The male filter adds some scruff, bushier eyebrows, a broader jawline while trying to hide lengthy hair. The female filter features fair skin, longer eyelashes and hair, and makeup such as lipstick and blush.

    Snapchat’s new gender-swapping filter has caused quite the stir on social media, with some men creating fake Tinder profiles and using the female filter to attempt to catfish unsuspecting users looking for a hot date.

    We decided to round up some celebrities of Asian descent and mixed ethnicity and put them through the app’s lens:

    Constance Wu

    Photo via Instagram / constancewu

    Gemma Chan

    Photo via Instagram / gemma_chan


    Photo via Instagram / awkwafina

    Michelle Yeoh

    Photo via Instagram / michelleyeoh_official

    Lana Condor

    Photo via Instagram / lanacondor

    Priyanka Chopra

    Photo via Instagram / priyankachopra

    Hayley Kiyoko

    Photo via Instagram / hayleykiyoko

    Sonoya Mizuno

    Photo via Instagram / sonoya

    Sandra Oh

    Photo via Instagram / iamsandraohinsta

    Brenda Song

    Photo via Instagram / brendasong

    Henry Golding

    Photo via Instagram / henrygolding

    Chris Pang

    Photo via Instagram / pangeerz

    Ken Jeong

    Photo via Instagram / kenjeong

    Harry Shum Jr.

    Photo via Instagram / harryshumjr

    Zayn Malik

    Photo via Instagram / zayn

    John Cho

    Photo via Instagram / johnthecho

    Ross Butler

    Photo via Instagram / rossbutler

    Charles Melton

    Photo via Instagram / melton

    Manny Jacinto

    Photo via Instagram / mjacint0

    Alex Landi

    Photo via Instagram / alexlandi7

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