Simu Liu did something admirable hours before he learned he would become the martial arts superhero Shang-Chi.
Real-life superhero: Liu told Entertainment Weekly that he recalled when he fought against having to say a racist line on the “Kim’s Convenience” set on the same day Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige told him he got the role.
“Kim’s Convenience” star Jean Yoon spoke out on the show’s racist storylines, lack of Asian female representation and her difficult experience on set in a series of tweets.
Yoon’s Twitter Clapback: In response to Globe and Mail TV critic John Doyle sharing his op-ed on Twitter about Simu Liu’s Facebook rant, Yoon defended her castmate and gave insight into her experience on set.
“Kim’s Convenience” star Simu Liu addressed the lack of Asian representation in the writer’s room and called out producers in a lengthy Facebook post.
Liu’s Facebook Rant: Liu blasted “Kim’s Convenience” producers after the final season was released on Netflix on June 2.
Canadian sitcom “Kim’s Convenience” is ending with its fifth season in April, a decision that upset actors and fans this week.
The award-winning show, which includes “Shang-Chi” actor Simu Liu, has been praised through the years for its depiction of a Korean family’s immigrant life in Toronto.
Canadian officials, headed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, presented a “Kim’s Convenience” shirt to South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the recent G20 in Osaka.
The moment, which made rounds on Twitter shortly, shows Moon receiving the simple white T-shirt bearing the show title in its iconic green and red text.
Simu Liu’s ad for Old Spice has finally arrived!
Last week, the “Kim’s Convenience” star announced that he had been selected as the company’s first Canadian ambassador, along with a spicy Boomerang teaser.
Star of “Kim’s Convenience,” Simu Liu called out studio audience members on The Social for laughing when he offered his experience on sexual stereotypes for Asian men.
Y’all, the studio audience literally LAUGHED when I wanted to offer my experiences as an Asian guy. The topic of conversation was stereotypes in the bedroom.