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‘Money does not bring you happiness’: LA’s wealthiest Asians on ‘Bling Empire’ Season 2 talk money and drama

Netflix’s hit reality show “Bling Empire” is back with more drama enveloping the lavish lives of Los Angeles’ wealthiest Asians. 

Ahead of the second season’s release on Friday, the cast got real with NextShark about how well they really get along, whether the feud between Anna and Christine will ever reach a truce and what sparked the romance between Kevin and Kim – who we saw last season quarreling with drinks being thrown through the air. (A point that Kevin likes to remind us: “She threw the drink on me.”)

Former Girls’ Generation member Jessica to compete to join new girl group on Chinese reality show

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  • Jessica Jung, a former member of the K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation, will reportedly appear as one of the 58 contestants in the third season of the Chinese reality show “Sisters Who Make Waves” this year.
  • Also known by the mononym Jessica, her name was spotted by social media users who examined a list of cast members from the show’s latest season.
  • Jessica was listed as contestant No. 22 and introduced as a former member of Girls’ Generation.
  • The Mango TV reality show features female artists over the age of 30 who compete for a chance to make a re-debut in a new Chinese girl group.

Former Girls’ Generation member Jessica is set to appear on a Chinese reality competition TV show.

An unofficial cast list for the third season of “Sisters Who Make Waves,” which gives female artists over the age of 30 a chance to join a new Chinese girl group, began circulating on Chinese social media on April 3. The list of names includes Jung Soo Yeon, the Korean name of Jessica Jung, known more popularly by the mononym Jessica, as one of the 58 contestants set to appear on the Mango TV reality show.

‘Married at First Sight’ star says her experiences dating white men with ‘yellow fever’ were ‘so cringe’

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  • “Married at First Sight Australia” star Selina Chhaur, 33, revealed she has dated white men with “yellow fever” before, which she referred to as “so cringe.”
  • “Yellow fever should not be a thing,” the reality TV star told Refinery29. “Sadly, it is a thing, and a lot of my ex-partners [who were European or Caucasian], even though they wouldn't use that term, if you look at their past record of their exes, they were all Asian."
  • The interview came after Chhaur’s “new husband” from the show, Cody Bromley, admitted he doesn’t find Chhaur attractive because of her race.

Married at First Sight Australia” (MAFS) star Selina Chhaur recently revealed she has been subjected to Asian fetishization while dating other white men who have “yellow fever” in the past.

Speaking to Refinery29, Chhaur, 33, described her experiences of men with “yellow fever” as “so cringe,” adding that it should “not be a thing.”

‘The Bachelor’ contestant apologizes for using racist Asian stereotypes in TikTok roast of co-star

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  • “The Bachelor” contestant Marlena Wesh apologized for using racist stereotypes to describe fellow cast member Sarah Hamrick in a now-deleted TikTok post.
  • Wesh took to the social media platform to post roasts of her co-star that did not make it into the final airing of the dating reality show’s fifth episode.
  • “Sarah, my little Asian persuasion, OK? One thing’s for certain and two things for damn sure, if Clayton ends up with Sarah, at least we know he’s gonna get a happy ending,” said Welsh in the clip.
  • Following intense online backlash, Wesh posted a public apology to Instagram saying that she had spoken privately with Hamrick about the issue.
  • Hamrick, who is part Vietnamese, responded positively to Wesh’s apology, describing her reality show co-star as someone “who especially stands up for what is right.”

A participant on the 26th season of “The Bachelor” has earned online backlash for making racially charged jokes in a TikTok video poking fun at a fellow contestant. 

Marlena Wesh had just showcased her roasting skills on the dating reality show’s fifth episode this season (aired on Feb. 7) when she took to the social media platform to post some jokes that had been left on the cutting room floor – where they probably should have stayed.

‘Married at First Sight’ bride left in tears after new husband admits he’s not attracted to Asian women

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  • An Asian participant on “Married At First Sight Australia” was devastated after learning that her new husband matched with her by the reality show was not attracted to her.
  • Contestants on the show couple up blindly and engage in an unofficial commitment ceremony upon meeting in person for the first time.
  • The 32-year-old hairdresser Selina Chhaur and 30-year-old swim coach Cody Bromley met and “wed” in the third episode of the popular reality show before Bromley admitted later on that his “lack of interest” was likely “due to [Chhaur’s] nationality and look.”

A participant on “Married At First Sight Australia” was left in tears after her new husband matched with her by the reality show revealed that he was not attracted to her because she is Asian.

Selina Chhaur and Cody Bromley, who met and “wed” in the current season’s third episode (aired on Feb. 2) of the popular reality show, had an emotional fallout during the “Confessions Week” special in the eighth episode, which aired on Feb. 9, reported News.com.au

What to expect from ‘Single’s Inferno’ as it heads into its fiery finale

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  • The final “Single's Inferno” episodes of the season will be released this Saturday on Netflix.
  • Although the reality show is branded as a competition, it is unknown if there are any final grand prizes at stake.

Netflix’s South Korean competitive reality dating show “Single’s Inferno” is sizzling up as it nears its finale, expected to air this weekend.

Warning: Spoilers ahead for those who are not caught up on the show.

Jennie Nguyen says ‘RHOSLC’ co-star complicit in racism for not speaking against ‘slanted eyes’ remark

  • “Real Housewives of Salt Lake” star Jennie Nguyen called out co-star Meredith Marks for being “complicit” in the racist drama between the Vietnamese reality TV star and Mary Cosby.
  • Cosby allegedly made insensitive comments about Nguyen, including how she loved her Asian co-star’s “slanted eyes.” She also allegedly tried to imitate Nguyen’s accent.
  • “It is not okay to imitate someone’s accent,” Marks said in a tweet after Sunday’s episode.

Real Housewives of Salt Lake” star Jennie Nguyen recently called out co-star Meredith Marks online as the racial drama between Nguyen and co-star Mary Cosby continues.

Nguyen confronted Marks in a now-deleted tweet that Instagram page @QueensofBravo shared a screenshot of on Monday, calling the latter out for being complicit in the racial drama, according to RealityBlurb.

Meet Seong Min-ji, the social media influencer looking for men with ‘pretty noses’ on ‘Single’s Inferno’

  • Seong Min-ji joined the cast of Netflix’s “Single’s Inferno” in the show’s fifth episode, along with new contestants Kim Su-min and Cha Hyun-seung.
  • Seong is a social media influencer and freelance model who has worked with both cosmetic and wedding dress brands.
  • Attracted to men “with pretty noses,” Seong is looking for someone with “hobbies and tastes similar to hers.“

A social media influencer who dabbles with modeling in her free time recently joined the popular South Korean dating show “Single’s Inferno” as one of its newest contestants.

Seong Min-Ji, 24, was introduced in the fifth episode of the hit Netflix reality series, alongside newcomers Kim Su-min and Cha Hyun-Seung.

‘Single’s Inferno’ newcomer: ‘Too good-looking’ K-pop dancer Cha Hyun-seung shakes things up

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  • Cha Hyun-seung, a famous backup dancer for K-pop superstar Sunmi, joined the cast of Netflix’s “Single’s Inferno” in the show’s fifth episode, along with new contestants Kim Su-min and Seong Min-ji.
  • Among the newcomers, Cha appears to have made the biggest impact due to his online following prior to joining the show.
  • Contestant and fan favorite Song Ji-a has expressed interest in the dancer.

A newcomer to the popular South Korean dating show “Single’s Inferno” is capturing the hearts of both fans and female contestants.

Cha Hyun-seung, a 31-year-old performer who is already known in South Korea as a social media influencer and backup dancer for K-pop superstar Sunmi, was one of the three cast members who were introduced in the fifth episode of the hit Netflix reality series.

‘Single’s Inferno’: Where the hit Netflix show takes place and how to get there

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  • Netflix’s hit dating show “Single’s Inferno” takes place on the island of Saseungbong-do in Incheon, South Korea.
  • The island, a popular tourist spot in Ongjin County, has been featured in several shows in the past, including "Running Man," “Muhan Dojeon" and "Two Days and One Night.”
  • Guests need to ride a ferry and rent a private boat to reach the island.

The main island of popular reality series “Single’s Inferno”  is apparently a popular uninhabited tourist spot in west Incheon and has previously been featured in several South Korean shows.

The island of Saseungbong-do, the main location of Netflix and Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company’s (JTBC) hit dating show, can be found in Incheon’s Ongjin County.

‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake’ star Jenny Nguyen confronts co-star Mary Cosby over ‘slanted eyes’ remark

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  • “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Mary Cosby is under fire for her racist “slanted eyes” remark towards co-star Jennie Nguyen.
  • Nguyen confronted Cosby, telling her to “take responsibility” for her words, leading Cosby to apologize.
  • Cast member Meredith Marks also received backlash from fans for not correcting Cosby’s remark.

Jennie Nguyen from the “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” (“RHOSLC”) confronted co-star Mary Cosby on a recent episode for her racist “slanted eyes” remark on the Bravo series.

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