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Bruce Lee’s Daughter Just Laid the Smackdown on Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino’s controversial film “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” may not be hitting Chinese cinemas anytime soon after local film regulators placed its release on indefinite hold.

Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee reportedly made an appeal to China’s National Film Administration to rework the portrayal of her father before the release, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which was originally set to hit local theaters on October 25, was heavily criticized by Lee’s friends and family who found the portrayal to be disrespectful.

Shannon Lee Tells Quentin Tarantino to ‘Shut Up’ After Calling Bruce Lee an ‘Arrogant Guy’

Shannon Lee, the daughter of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, responded to “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” director Quentin Tarantino’s comment after he called the star “arrogant.”

When asked how Tarantino could rectify the situation, Shannon Lee, who has dedicated her life to ensure the legacy of her father lives on, told Variety that the director could “shut up about it.”

‘Bruce Lee Was Kind of An Arrogant Guy’ Tarantino Says Defending Bruce Lee Fight Scene

While Quentin Tarantino’s new film, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” has been topping box office charts since its premiere in July, it has also brought in scathing reviews and backlash from critics.

The Asian American community has largely condemned the director for his portrayal of the legendary martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, which many believed to be a mockery of his legacy. Even his daughter, Shannon Lee, stated that the film made her father out to be an “arrogant a****** who was full of hot air.” 

Bruce Lee’s Portrayal in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is So Bad Asians Are Pissed

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Since its theatrical release on Friday, Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” has so far received both box office success and critical acclaim.

The film received praise for its setting, casting choices and the solid performances of its main cast, which includes Brad Pitt, Leonardo di Caprio and Margot Robbie.

People Aren’t Happy That Brad Pitt Thinks He Can Take On Bruce Lee in Tarantino’s New Film Trailer

Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood” is already facing backlash after its debut at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival for its portrayal of Bruce Lee.

In what some Twitter users have dubbed a “white male power fantasy,” Brad Pitt’s character can be seen taking on martial arts legend Bruce Lee in a short clip from the movie’s trailer.