Actors Read Racist Comments From "What Kind of Asian Are You?"

By Tim Peacock

Stella Choe
Remember that video that went viral last week? The one with the guy asking the jogger what kind of Asian she was? The video's makers (and actors) have come up with a response video of sorts to address the hatred and racism rampant throughout the original video's comments. In the new video, the original video's actors (Stella Choe and Scott Beehner) read a selection of comments from the plethora of vitriol spewed on the original. It's worth noting that this isn't the only ethnocentric viral video making news - the interracial Cheerios ad also received similar racist backlash (which has only led people to support the ad as well as the company even more fervently).

The reaction video is below followed by a bonus blooper reel assembled by the video's creator Ken Tanaka:

Reaction Video

Blooper Reel / Outtakes

About Tim Peacock:
For virtually his entire life, Tim has been writing. Over the years he's dabbled in mainstream fiction, science fiction, dystopian fiction, and personal essays. The one consistent thread through his entire writing career has been blogging - he's been doing it since 1997 in one form or another. In creating Peacock Panache, he's combined two of his favorite hobbies: blogging and current events/politics. When not working here, Tim toils away at editing & rewriting the novels he's completed over the years. You can read samples of his other work here.

You can find Tim elsewhere online at his personal website. You can also find him on LinkedIn as well as on Twitter as @timsimms