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www.huffingtonpost.ca: Simu Liu Hits Back At Casting Notice Seeking Asian Actors With ‘No Monolid'

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Instagram / Simu Liu Simu Liu was brutally honest in his estimation of a casting notice that specified an Asian actor shouldn’t have a monolid.

Simu Liu has no patience for racist casting announcements.

The “Kim’s Convenience” start and future Marvel superhero took aim at a casting call seeking a Chinese or Korean woman from New York-based talent agency Paladino Casting.

Liu’s response to the casting notice was simple.

— Simu Liu (@SimuLiu) October 10, 2020After receiving backlash from Liu and many other social media users, the casting agency apologized for not challenging the wording of the notice by the company who hired them to cast the ad.

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