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MacLeans interviews Racebending on “2 Broke Girls”

MacLeans interviews Racebending on “2 Broke Girls”

MacLeans interviewed Racebending.com co-founder Marissa Lee about the show Two Broke Girls: Three Stereotypes Walk Into a Diner The comedy, the biggest new hit of the TV season, has been pilloried for stereotypical, under-written minor characters. Most pilloried of all, beating out the lecherous Ukrainian cook and the elderly, jazz-loving black cashier, is Han (Matthew Moy), a Korean with an exag...
CNN blog links to Racebending.com on “Two Broke Girls”

CNN blog links to Racebending.com on “Two Broke Girls”

On October 25th, 2011, CNN’s Marquee blog on Hollywood entertainment linked to Racebending.com’s early concerns about CBS’s sitcom “Two Broke Girls.” Critics claim ‘2 Broke Girls’ uses racial stereotypes New CBS comedy series “2 Broke Girls” is attracting criticism for their portrayal of a Korean character and their alleged use of racial stereotypes. ...
Review of CBS’s “Two Broke Girls”

Review of CBS’s “Two Broke Girls”

In February 2011 we called out CBS for its depiction of an Asian character, “Bryce” Lee in it’s upcoming series Two Broke Girls. After an email conversation between Racebending.com and CBS’s Office of Diversity and Communications, CBS offered us a DVD screener of the show to preview and submit feedback. Two Broke Girls premieres on Monday, September 19th. Trailer for Two...
Unoriginal Asian Stereotypes in “Two Broke Girls” pilot

Unoriginal Asian Stereotypes in “Two Broke Girls” pilot

Racebending.com was recently alerted to a very stereotypical, appalling casting call for a Korean immigrant character on a CBS sitcom pilot, Two Broke Girls. It’s from the mind of Michael Patrick King, whose previous contributions to entertainment media include Sex and the City 2‘s awkward magic carpet ride to Dubai. The character, “Rice Lee,” is portrayed as a stereotypic...

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