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Asian American Groups Urge NBC to Cut Ties With Jay Leno for Dog-Eating Joke

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A pair of Asian American organizations have urged NBC to sever ties with Jay Leno, citing the comedian’s repeated offense toward the Asian community with his fixation on a racist stereotype.

In separate statements, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) and the Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) condemned the 69-year-old for joking about Koreans eating dogs, one instance of which allegedly occurred during his stint as a guest judge on the 14th season of “America’s Got Talent.”

Andrew Yang’s Mic Was Mysteriously Cut Off When He Tried Speaking During the Debate

For those who tuned in to last night’s Night Two of the Democratic Presidential Primary Debates, it became obvious that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were the focus of most discussions during the event with one popular potential candidate receiving little to no airtime — Andrew Yang.

According to an analysis by The Hill, Yang received the least amount of airtime last night out of all 20 Democrats on stage during both nights of the debates, with just two minutes and 50 seconds of speaking time. This is far less compared to the other presidential hopefuls who were also among those granted the least amount time last night: author Marianne Williamson clocked in at four minutes and 49 seconds and Rep. Eric Swalwell at four minutes and 24 seconds, still nearly twice as much time compared to Yang.

YouTube Star Lilly Singh Becomes the First Woman to Land Her Own Late-Night Talk Show in 33 Years

Indian-Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh is set to become the first woman to host a late-night talk show on a broadcast network since 1986.

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I can’t even believe I am writing this caption. This is so surreal. What is happening? I NEED TO SIT DOWN. Okay. *breathe* I’m THRILLED (and crying) to announce that ya girl is getting her own @nbc late night show! AHHHHHHH!! And not only did I get to announce this dream come true on @fallontonight but @sethmeyers came out and surprised me as well! I’m so grateful and overwhelmed to be joining this incredible family. I’m numb. I can’t even process. This has been SO long in the making and I’m so happy I can finally share this with you. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! There’s so many people to thank and I will do so over the next few (or hundred) posts. Watch the segment live at 11:30pm est! And now… it’s time to work. It’s time to make magic. It’s time to hustle harder than ever before. Blessings 🙏🏽 #LillyOnFallon #TeamSuperAllDay

NBC Will Keep Pronouncing ‘Pyeongchang’ Wrong Because They DGAF

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NBC is adamant about its pronunciation of Korean Olympic city, Pyeongchang, despite the fact that they’ve been pronouncing it incorrectly — on purpose.