Awkwafina on Blaccent controversy: “I’m open to the conversation”

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“I think it’s really something that I think is a little multifaceted and layered”

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Awkwafina responded to the controversy about Blaccent in some of her performances, saying the issue was “multi-faceted”.

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The actress has faced criticism over the issue in some of her recent roles, most notably as Goh Peak Lin and Constance. crazy rich asian And Ocean’s 8.

Blackante is a term used to refer to non-Black individuals adopting a black voice, which has been linked to accusations of cultural misappropriation.


When asked directly about using Bleakant (via Reuters Showbiz), Awkwafina said: “Um… you know, I’m up for talks.

“I think it’s really something that I think is a little multifaceted and layered, and so…yeah.”

The actress has addressed the issue before crazy rich asian press to visit yahoo movies ukWhere he gave the same answer. “I don’t really take the stand where I am exactly as you know I am from [place],” Awkwafina said.

“I welcome that conversation because as an Asian-American identity we’re still trying to figure out what that is, so I welcome that conversation.”


Awkwafina’s latest role belongs to Marvel Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, where she stars alongside Simu Liu and Michelle Yeoh.

In Granthshala’s four-star review, the film is described as a “smart and satisfying superhero romp” which suggests that Marvel is nowhere near ready to give up its grip on the genre.

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