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Ali Wong shows serious side while meeting her 12-year-old self in time-traveling ‘Paper Girls’ teaser

  • A new teaser for Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming sci-fi series “Paper Girls” showcases an unseen serious side of comedian Ali Wong.
  • Based on Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s award-winning comic book series of the same name, “Paper Girls” follows the lives of four 12-year-old paper delivery girls in 1988 who become caught up in a war between time travelers.
  • During their jump in time, each of the girls meets the adult versions of themselves, including a young Erin, played by Riley Lai Nelet, who comes face to face with her 43-year-old self, played by Ali Wong.
  • From the dramatic, dark tone shown in the trailer, it appears fans can anticipate seeing a new side of comedian Ali Wong, who has made a name for herself in both stand-up and romantic comedy (“Always Be My Maybe”).
  • “Paper Girls” will be available to stream starting July 29 on Amazon Prime Video.

A new teaser released yesterday for Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming sci-fi series “Paper Girls” showcases an unseen serious side of comedian Ali Wong. 

Based on Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s award-winning comic book series of the same name, “Paper Girls” follows the lives of four 12-year-old paper delivery girls in 1988 who become caught up in a war between time travelers.

News outlets misidentify Randall Park as Ali Wong’s soon-to-be ex-husband Justin Hakuta

Media outlets confirmed earlier this week that comedian Ali Wong and her entrepreneur husband Justin Hakuta are getting a divorce, but two of them used a photo of the #wrongasian. 

Wong and Hakuta, both 39, met in 2010 at a friend’s wedding reception and got married in 2014. Hakuta is the son of Japanese American inventor and TV personality Ken Hakuta and was the former vice president of healthcare company GoodRx. Wong and Hakuta share two daughters: Mari, 6, and Nikki, 4.

Ali Wong and husband Justin Hakuta to split after eight years of marriage

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  • Comedian Ali Wong and entrepreneur Justin Hakuta are getting a divorce after eight years of marriage and two children together.
  • Wong’s representative confirmed the news to People on Tuesday, with another source adding, “It's amicable and they will continue to co-parent lovingly.”
  • The former couple first met in 2010 at a friend’s wedding reception before tying the knot four years later in November of 2014.
  • The story of how they came together was often written into her stand-up routines, with Wong joking that she had “trapped” the Harvard Business School entrepreneur for his earning potential.
  • In her third and most recent comedy special “Don Wong,” Wong’s stand-up routine may have hinted at some problems within their marriage, as she reflected back on their relationship.

Ali Wong and her husband Justin Hakuta are splitting up after eight years of marriage.

“It’s amicable and they will continue to co-parent lovingly,” a source told People, who confirmed the news with Wong’s rep on Tuesday.

Ali Wong Asked to Voice Announcements on San Francisco’s Muni Buses

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Shortly after Awkwafina’s voice began to take over conductor duties on New York City Subway’s No. 7 train, Ali Wong has been tapped to do the same on San Francisco’s Muni buses.

Responding to constituents on Thursday night, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Chief Jeffrey Tumlin asked the 37-year-old comedian to consider recording an announcement or two for its hybrid and/or electric trolleybuses, part of a system that includes light rail vehicles, historic streetcars, and cable cars.

Ali Wong Has a Brilliant Hack For Why Her Glasses Always Look So Good

We can all agree that Ali Wong is one of the most brilliant comedians out there, but we were all probably surprised after learning that she’s also one of the most epic life-hackers – specifically speaking, the secret behind the iconic glasses she always wears in her stand-up and series/movies.

It turns out, most – if not all – of Wong’s glasses are actually sunglasses that she converted into prescription glasses, according to BuzzFeed. I know!

Awkward Car Sex Scene In ‘Always Be My Maybe’ Was Basically How Randall Park Lost His Virginity

“Always Be My Maybe” star Randall Park revealed that the car sex scene he shared with Ali Wong in the film was actually based on his first time.

The memorable scene, which shows Park’s character Marcus having awkward sex with Wong’s character Sasha in his car, is among the earlier scenes in the film that establish their relationship when they were younger.