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William Hung Responds to Jimmy O. Yang, Joe Rogan for Saying He ‘Set Back Asians’ and He’s ‘Mentally Challenged’

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William Hung has responded to negative comments from Jimmy O. Yang and Joe Rogan, saying that he is open to having a constructive conversation about the matter.

In June, Yang sat for an interview on “The Joe Rogan Experience,” in which he shared about receiving an offer to star in a William Hung biopic.

Jimmy O. Yang Drove for Uber to Survive During ‘Silicon Valley’ Season 1

A strip club DJ, a shoe salesman, an employee at a restaurant called Chop Suey, and an Uber driver — these are just some of the many jobs Jimmy O. Yang held before making it big as a stand-up comic.

The Hong Kong-born comedian wanted to be a businessman just like his father when he was growing up and he learned some business tactics while trading Pokémon cards with his friends in sixth grade.

Asian American Actors Dominate Upcoming Film ‘Wish Dragon’

Jackie Chan and Constance Wu, amongst other Asian actors, are slated to lend their voices to Sony Pictures Animation’s “Wish Dragon.”

Creators of the Chinese co-production are also in talks with “Star Trek” actor John Cho and “Silicon Valley” actor Jimmy O. Yang for the project, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Jimmy Wong, and Bobby Lee are also signed on.

Meet the ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ Teaching Others ‘How to American’

I was first introduced to Jimmy O. Yang after seeing him on HBO’s “Silicon Valley” where he plays Jian-Yang, a Chinese app developer struggling to immerse himself in American culture while creating groundbreaking apps, like the infamous Not Hotdog app.

Yang’s character instantly became my favorite, and I laughed as he outshined his co-stars with his personality. In one scene, Jian-Yang gets confused and physically looks up after being asked, “What’s up?”