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Chloe Bennet Nike Air Footscape UK , a Chinese-American actress who stars in Marvel’s trending TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., explained on social media why she changed her last name from Wong to Bennet, arguing that Hollywood is “racist” and wouldn’t cast her with a last name that made them “uncomfortable.”
“Changing my last name doesn’t change the fact that my BLOOD is half Chinese, that I lived in China, speak Mandarin, or that I was culturally raised both American and Chinese,” replied Bennet.
Bennet’s remarks come after Ed Skrein stepped down from his role as Major Ben Daimion in the upcoming Hellboy movie for fear that his participation would be “whitewashing” a character of Asian descent.
Racial barriers have been a crucial problem in Hollywood. According to research conducted by the University of Southern California in 2015, nearly three-quarters of all characters in the top 100 films of 2014 were white Nike Air More Money UK , while only 5.3 percent of Asian artists can share the same privilege. In another report released in 2017, only 3.4 percent of over 1,000 surveyed films had an Asian director.
“Asian artists can hardly stand out in Hollywood. Most roles starred by Asians are fixed and stereotyped, as if all Asians are good at math and martial arts. There is an invisible discrimination lurking in show business, as the difference of your skin color may bring disparity in your income and opportunities,” said Alex She, a New York-based Chinese-American photographer and movie maker.
Bennet’s experience has led to heated debate on both Chinese and foreign social media. As of press time, over 17 million netizens have viewed the hashtag WangKeYing (Chloe’s Chinese name) on Sina Weibo Nike Zoom VaporFly UK , leaving over 14,000 comments supporting the actress.
“It’s understandable that Wong is forced to abide by the rules made by white society. However, I’m tired of Hollywood movies depicting Chinese as either martial masters or nerds. We need more good Asian artists to reshape Chinese people’s images among foreign audiences, changing their biased view of us,” wrote a netizen.
In response to the public concern, Bennet told fans that she will do everything she can to make sure “no one has to change their name again, just so they can get work.”
Jack Ma Yun, lead founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Nike Hyperadapt 2.0 UK , at the World Internet Conference, Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, Nov 20, 2014. [PhotoIC]
BEIJING Nov. 20 (Xinhuanet) -- Jack Ma Yun, lead founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, said at World's Internet Conference that he credits the success of the company as holding onto the vision for the future.
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The conference, held between Nov 19 and 21, carries the theme "a interconnected world shared and governed by all." It's the first time that China's is holding such a conference.
Talking about fake goods, Jack Ma said only Internet can solve the problem of counterfeit production.
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In this year's Singles' Day, Alibaba kept its promise. This year is the first time Alibaba chose to launch its Singles' Day campaign on both its domestic and overseas platforms.
Here are seven important figures to mark Alibaba Singles' Day shopping spree this year.
By expanding globally with the participation of AliExpress and Tmall Global, customers from 217 countries and regions outside the Chinese mainland joined the shopping spree, with China's Hong Kong region, the United States and Russia claiming the top three overseas buyer areas.
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Online sales on Alibaba's Tmall Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 Black UK , Taobao and its overseas outlets, such as AliExpress, topped 57.1 billion yuan ($9.34 billion) on Tuesday, beating Tmall and Taobao's combined 2013 Singles' Day sales of 36.2 billion yuan.
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