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Michelle Yeoh Remembers Being Called a ‘Banana’ For Not Being ‘Chinese Enough’

Crazy Rich Asians” star Michelle Yeoh revealed in a recent interview that she was called a “banana” to mock her for not acting “properly like a Chinese person.”

The Malaysian-born actress appeared alongside fellow CRA cast members Constance Wu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong and Henry Golding on the entertainment program BUILD Series. Yeoh described at the 18:05 mark the kind of discrimination she experienced.