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Redditor alleges her 6 y/o was forced to eat alone for ‘distracting’ peers with ‘smelly’ Asian food

FOREIGN FOOD
  • A Reddit user posted to the subreddit r/AmItheAssh*le on Monday, where she alleged that her daughter was ostracized by her homeroom teacher during lunch for her “foreign” food.
  • The homeroom teacher purportedly forced the Reddit user’s 6-year-old daughter to sit alone in a room during lunch for eating food such as persimmons.
  • After her daughter told her that the incident occurred multiple times each week, the Reddit user purportedly reported the teacher to the principal.
  • The user, who is Chinese, also stated that her husband did not believe their daughter and argued that teachers would have said something if their daughter’s story were true.
  • The post received over 14,000 upvotes and 971 comments where Reddit users reassured the mother that she is “not the assh*le” and did the right thing by reporting the teacher for “racism” and “abuse.”

A Chinese Reddit user shared a post to the subreddit r/AmItheAssh*le on Monday, where she alleged that her 6-year-old daughter was forced to eat in a separate room alone for bringing “foreign” and “smelly” food.

The user, u/sndyu, explained that her 6-year-old daughter is in second grade and had returned to school a few months ago after doing remote learning. Her daughter began “asking for pizza more” and did not want her usual packed lunches. When the user asked why she did not want to eat her “favorite foods” anymore, her daughter said that she wanted to sit with her classmates at lunch. The daughter then revealed that the teacher purportedly forced her to sit in another room alone as her “smelly foods” were “distracting” to the other students.

Netizens are amazed by Finnish artist’s jaw-dropping, intricate origami artwork

Juho Konkkola origami artist
  • Finnish origami artist Juho Könkkölä, from Jyväskylä, Finland, went viral on the subreddit r/BeAmazed for sharing his collection of intricate artwork featuring armored knights and samurais made out of folded papers.
  • Könkkölä took up art in the Finnish city Tornio and mainly studied photography and digital art (including painting and 3D modeling).
  • The artist says he first started doing origami as “a young kid” and has continued for the past 15 to 20 years.
  • “One of the first origami experiences I remember was a magazine that had instructions for a cat head. And after that I borrowed an origami book from the local library.”
  • Könkkölä estimates that simple projects can take a few weeks to finish, while the more complex ones requiring planning can take several years.
  • Könkkölä’s works have been featured in several international exhibits, including the Homo Faber Event in Venice, Italy in April. His work is currently on display at the Small is Beautiful Art exhibition in London.

Finnish origami artist Juho Könkkölä went viral on Reddit for sharing his intricate artwork featuring armored knights and samurais made out of folded papers.

Könkkölä, who goes by the handle u/jkonkkola_art on the social media platform, shared a collection of his work on the subreddit r/BeAmazed on Thursday, where he has received over 21,000 upvotes and more than 324 comments on his post.

Woman’s post asking if she is wrong for serving her Asian mother-in-law a mac and cheese dinner goes viral

  • A Reddit user posted to the subreddit /AmItheAssh*le on April 26 explaining that her Asian mother-in-law and husband found it “disrespectful” that she had served them mac and cheese for dinner four weeks after she had given birth.
  • According to the user’s post, her husband’s family had shown up without notice, and her husband requested that she make anything “homemade.”
  • When the user made mac and cheese, her mother-in-law looked “appalled” and ranted that she had “no experience in what is right and wrong when it comes to hosting.”
  • The user also said her husband had agreed with the mother-in-law and refused to eat the dinner, stating that she was being disrespectful to his family’s culture.
  • Many Reddit users reassured the new mother that what her husband’s family had done was not representative of Asian culture and that they “are just AHs [assh*les].”

A Reddit user says her Asian mother-in-law and husband were “appalled” that she had served them mac and cheese for dinner, after she had given birth four weeks prior.

In a viral post titled “AITA for serving my husband’s family Mac N Cheese for dinner?” Reddit user u/Dinner101____ recounts the recent clash she had with her husband’s family over her choice of dinner.

Viral video shows Ukrainian soldier ‘saved’ from bullet by his Samsung smartphone

  • In a now-viral video, a Ukrainian soldier can be seen pulling out his Samsung Galaxy smartphone to reveal a large bullet lodged in it. The phone supposedly saved him from being shot.
  • In the clip, the soldier can be seen in the trenches with his full military gear on. He suddenly reaches into his pocket and hands the person recording the video his phone.
  • In a close-up view, the bullet is shown to have apparently penetrated through both the soldier’s phone case and the back of his phone. The front of the bullet is protruding out of a shattered screen.
  • The soldier can be heard saying to the person recording, “The smartphone stopped the bullet and saved my life” in Ukrainian.

In a video that has since gone viral, a Ukrainian soldier can be seen pulling out his Samsung Galaxy smartphone to reveal a large bullet lodged in it, purportedly showing that the device saved him from being shot.

The clip was first posted online to the subreddit r/interestingasfuck on Tuesday.

Australian supermarket called ‘racist’ for sign showing Asian and pet food in the same aisle

coles supermarket
  • A Coles supermarket in Melbourne came under fire for an aisle sign indicating Asian food items in the same section as cat and dog food.
  • A Reddit user posted a photo of the store’s Aisle 10 sign, which reads, “Cat food, Dog food, Asian” with the caption “How are these 3 categories related.”
  • Many Reddit users labeled the sign as “racist,” questioning why the Asian food was sectioned together with pet food.
  • Other users suggested that the supermarket may have been going through rearrangements, also noting the odd combination of rice and cleaning products in the next aisle.
  • The supermarket has since changed the signage following the online backlash.

A Coles supermarket in Melbourne came under fire for an aisle sign indicating Asian food items in the same section as pet food.

A Reddit user posted a photo of the store’s Aisle 10 sign, which reads, “Cat food, Dog food, Asian” with the caption “How are these 3 categories related” in the r/Melbourne subreddit.

Asian Reddit user shares video compilation of racists reacting to being asked not to block a driveway

racism compilation
  • Last week, Redditor u/thoushallnot22 uploaded a video compilation of various anti-Asian encounters they had filmed in New York City.
  • “Here is some context: People block my driveway. I ask them to not block my driveway. This is how they react- perhaps because they are selfish and feel entitled to do so,” the Reddit user explained in their Feb. 17 post.
  • In the video, one man makes a slanted eye gesture, and another repeatedly yells “one kai” while mocking an Asian accent.
  • Many Reddit users expressed their sympathy while sharing similar personal experiences.

A Reddit user uploaded a video compilation to the Reddit community r/nyc last Thursday that shows multiple instances of people making anti-Asian comments in New York City.

Redditor u/thoushallnot22 also posted the compilation on their YouTube channel with the title “When Racist People Encounter Asians: A Compilation.” The uploader explained in their Reddit thread that the video shows people’s reactions towards the user when they ask them not to block their driveway. 

Reddit post by alleged half-Korean teen mistreated by family for being white-passing is removed

Half Korean Reddit Post AITA Taken Down

Moderators of the popular subreddit “r/AmItheA**hole” (AITA) have taken down a post by an alleged biracial Korean and German user who claimed to be mistreated by her family for passing as white.

What happened: In a since-deleted post on Wednesday, Reddit user Aggressive-Duty6000 asked her fellow forum members if she was an a*shole” for blaming her grandparents for why she turned her back on her Korean side.

Wife receives outpouring of Reddit support after her ‘American’ husband trashed her ‘horrible’ Asian food

reddit wife asian food american husband

An Asian woman recently opened up on Reddit that she is no longer cooking for her husband after he threw away the Asian dishes that she prepared for her visiting family. 

Who’s the A: Redditor Throwar563577 received overwhelming support from other users after posting a story titled, ”AITA for refusing to cook for my husband after he threw away all the food I prepared for my family?” in the subreddit /AmItheA**hole on Oct. 31.

‘Go eat some f*cking rice’: Man admits to being racist because he is ‘protecting’ his country in video

racist man on Reddit video

A white man was caught on camera seemingly admitting to being racist while confronting an Asian man in a viral video posted on Reddit’s r/PublicFreakout on Saturday.

What happened: The altercation took place in the parking lot of 798 House, a restaurant in El Monte, Calif. The video was shared on social media by Reddit user u/tefunka.

Simu Liu AMA reveals how Benedict Cumberbatch’s touch was like that of a ‘supportive but also sexy father’

Simu Li Reddit Shang Chi

Actor Simu Liu announced on Twitter that he would be hosting a special AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit on Tuesday, just days away from the release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”

The thread attracted over 5,000 comments and over 54,000 upvotes, revealing a lot of interesting information about the new Marvel superhero and Liu himself.