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Awkwafina Shang-Chi: Awkwafina Attempts To Address Her “Blaccent” Controversy Explained!


Awkwafina Shang-Chi: Awkwafina Attempts To Address Her “Blaccent” Controversy: An Asian American actress and comedian, Awkwafina is hitting the headlines after talking about the “Blaccent”. She is one of the most famous and well-known actresses. He is also a rapper and is best known for her first rap song “My Vag” in 2012. The actress has a huge fan following on social media. She has gained a huge reputation and popularity for her work in several films and songs. Currently, she is busy promoting her upcoming film Shang-Chi. In her recent interview, she responded to the hatred she faced earlier. In this article, you will get to know the whole matter and also some essential details about the actress.

Awkwafina Shang-Chi

Awkwafina Shang-Chi

During an interview with Reuters, she was asked about the blaccent and her earlier career and highly notable film Crazy Rich Asians. She answered that she is quite open to the conversation. She added, “I think it really is something that is a little but multi-faceted and layered…” Last month, as well she made the headlines when she was criticized on the Internet for her own comment in an Interview in 2017. She said, “I refuse to do accents”.

Awkwafina Shang-Chi

She added that she doesn’t feel okay with someone who writes the Asian experience for any Asian character. It is annoying and she just wants to clear that she never goes for the auditions where she feels like she is making a minstrel out of here people. Some people found her comment “Hypocritical” as she used African-American Vernacular English several times.

Talking about Awkwafina whose real name is Nora Lum, She was born on 02 June 1988 in stony Brook, New York. She is an American actress and rapper. she gained popularity in 2012 for her rap song “My Vag” which went viral on social media. After that, she has also released her first studio album titled “Yellow Ranger”. She has also appeared in the Girl Code which was a comedy series on MTV. She has appeared in several films including Raya and the Last Dragon. Crazy Rich Asians, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, The Farewell, and Jumanji: The Next Level.

She has received the Golden Globe Awards, Satellite Award, Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuoso Award, among others. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. She was honored with Kore  Asian Media’s Female Breakout of the Year. Stay tuned with us for more updates.

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Kritika Kumari
Kritika Kumari, Chief Sub Editor, is part of the entertainment team at Get India News. She eats, sleeps, and drinks entertainment. While Indian films have fuelled her drama as a child, K-dramas have taken her life a notch higher.


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