‘Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens’ Star BD Wong Was Told ‘Asian People Aren’t Funny’ Early in His Career squib

Early on in his career, BD Wong wasn’t allowed to “be funny.” “I grew up as a young actor feeling like casting directors and producers would say to us, a way’s back, ‘Asian people are not funny,’” Wong said during a live interview on the “Variety After-Show,” streamed via Variety’s Instagram, getting emotional. “They would […]
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