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Simu Liu pokes fun at Ike Barinholtz’s ‘What are Filipinos?’ answer in ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’

  • “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star Simu Liu poked fun at actor Ike Barinholtz’s answer during the semifinals of “Celebrity Jeopardy!” on Sunday.
  • The contestants were given the clue “October is the history month for this Asian American ethnic group that includes Olivia Rodrigo and Jo Koy,” prompting Barinholtz to answer, “What are Filipinos?”
  • Responding to how Barinholtz worded his answer with “what” instead of “who,” Liu jokingly asked, “What do you mean, ‘What are Filipinos?’ What do you mean by that, Ike?”
  • Liu’s run on the show ended on Sunday after Barinholtz won the semifinals, leaving the Marvel star and fellow contestant Iliza Shlesinger with $50,000 each for their respective charities.

Celebrity Jeopardy!” had a hilariously awkward moment when Marvel star Simu Liu poked fun at actor Ike Barinholtz’s answer to a question about Filipinos.

Liu, 33, faced off against Barinholtz, 45, and comedian Iliza Shlesinger, 39, during the first-ever semifinals of “Celebrity Jeopardy!” on Sunday.

Serial Killer in Cyprus Killed Asian Women for Years When Police Allegedly Ignored Immigrant Murders

A series of murders targeting several Filipino women in Cyprus sparked accusations of police racism due to the lack of subsequent investigations.

For nearly three years, Nikos Metaxas, a 35-year-old army officer, roamed free to execute the “first serial killings” in the island country, which has earned the reputation of a peaceful oasis in the Mediterranean.

Chocolate Biscuits From Spain Called ‘Filipinos’ Spark Controversy Again in The Philippines

A chocolate-covered biscuit brand bearing the name “Filipinos” has caught the attention of an official in the Philippines after it was discovered that it is now being sold locally in the Philippines.

The snack from Spain, labeled with the caption “chocolate negro,” has sparked controversy in the past for having the same name as the people of the Philippines.

Why Filipinos Love Spam So Much

To say that most Filipinos really like Spam, the popular American canned cooked meat brand, is a total understatement. It’s this exact sentiment that makes one wonder: “Why DO Filipinos love Spam so much?

There are several factors that lead to the loving relationship between Spam and the Philippines. It all started during World War 2.

Thousands of Filipinos Protest Against ‘Emerging Dictator’ President Duterte

Thousands of Filipino rallyists, composed of indigenous people, students, activists, clergy, businessmen, and politicians took to the streets on Thursday to protest against the controversial, but hugely popular, President of the Philippines — Rodrigo Duterte.

The event, which marked the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by Philippine’s late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, saw citizens participating in a host of activities that warned of another emerging dictatorship under the Duterte administration, Reuters reported

Creepy YouTuber Tries Luring Filipina Woman to ‘Party’ in His Van

YouTube comedian and artist Josh McCutchen tried to lure a 25-year-old Filipino woman named Patricia to his van after finding out she was a mentally challenged prostitute and allegedly abused.

In a video recorded at Original Tommy’s in Los Angeles and posted to his YouTube channel Burger Planet, McCutchen can be heard asking Patricia, “Do you have to give him money?” around the 1:26:00 mark, referring to the woman’s pimp.

New Immigration Bill Will Prevent 400,000 Filipinos From Entering the U.S.

The fate of thousands of Filipinos who are being petitioned by their Filipino immigrant relatives now hang in the balance as the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which is highly endorsed by President Donald Trump, gets closer to implementation.

Introduced by Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arizona) and David Perdue (R-Georgia), the bill aims to limit the number of green cards issued by the United States government in a bid to reduce legal immigration by 50%. The immigration policy, which is currently based on family unity into a rigid merit-based system, will be completely overhauled.