‘I apologize if I ever fell short’: Awkwafina quits Twitter after statement on ‘blaccent’ controversy
Awkwafina recently quit Twitter after receiving backlash from social media users who criticized her post that addresses her use of African American Vernacular English (AAVE) and a “blaccent”(Black accent) in the past.
‘Transracial’ influencer Oli London says they plan to undergo penis reduction procedure to be ‘100 percent Korean’
- “Transracial” internet personality Oli London said they plan to undergo a penis reduction procedure to be “100 percent Korean.”
- According to London, they are willing to go under the knife to get “the Korean average,” which they approximate to be 3.5 inches.
- London said that they could have the procedure done in Thailand, where it will cost them “between $6,000 and $8,000.”
Oli London, the non-binary “transracial” influencer who has had around 20 plastic surgery procedures to look like BTS member Jimin, said they want to reduce their penis size to become “100% Korean.”
The 32-year-old social media personality revealed their plans for a penis reduction procedure during a recent interview with Newsweek.
- Actor and comedian Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, has received an NAACP Image Award nomination for her work in Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon.”
- The “Shang-Chi” and “Crazy Rich Asians” actor received backlash for the nomination, with critics pointing out past controversy surrounding her alleged use of African American Vernacular English to further her career in Hollywood.
Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, has received online backlash after receiving a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Award nomination.
Social media users called out the 33-year-old actor and comedian after she was nominated in the Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance category for her work in Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon,” according to Blavity.
Twitter users have accused American rapper Asian Doll of cultural appropriation after she shared an online invitation for her upcoming “Indian-themed” birthday party.
The controversy: Asian Doll, whose real name is Misharron Jermeisha Allen, faced backlash on Sunday when social media users noticed that the rapper used an Arabic song as background music for the invitation flyer for her party, which she called “Asian Doll Escapes to India.” (The original post has since been taken down.)
Gwen Stefani has responded to long-standing accusations of cultural appropriation over her “Harajuku Girls” era, making a point that such “rules” are only “dividing us more and more.”
The claims: Since the former “No Doubt” frontwoman released “Harajuku Girls” as part of her debut solo album in 2004, critics have accused her of appropriating Japanese culture.
Critics on Twitter have accused Awkwafina’s character in “Crazy Rich Asians” as appropriating Black culture, claiming that she did not act and only had to pull off her “real-life Blackface.”
Awkwafina plays Goh Peik Lin, the sassy, bottle blonde sidekick to Constance Wu’s Rachel Chu in the highly-anticipated rom-com that opened in theaters on Wednesday.
Three dentists in North Carolina sparked fury on social media after wearing traditional dresses of other cultures for a “whitening” advert.
The dentists, identified as Anita Wells, Jill Sonner, and Anna Abernethy, wore what appeared to be Japanese, Native American, and Scottish garb in the ad of Renaissance Dental Center, which was published in Midtown Magazine.
Bella Hadid has a Japanese alter ego named Rebekka Harajuku, who even has her own Instagram account with a growing follower base.
However, netizens are calling her out for the alleged cultural appropriation her Asian persona promotes.
If Bon Appétit Magazine’s recent video on “How to Eat Pho” wasn’t bad enough, things have just gotten worse.
A chef of Asian descent is claiming to know the proper way to eat PB&J, a delicacy that I, as a white man, have been eating ever since I was born on this Earth.