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When Sandra Oh called Emma Stone out for whitewashing

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While hosting the Golden Globes, Sandra Oh threw some shade at Emma Stone and Scarlett Johansson, both of whom were cast in Asian roles at one point. To shed some light on Hollywood’s history of whitewashing, she said: Crazy Rich Asians is the first studio film with an Asian American lead since Ghost in the Shell and Aloha. And from the audience, Emma could be heard yelling “I’m sorry!”

It looks like from now on, Emma will think twice before taking on roles that are meant for people of color. She said: “I’ve learned on a macro level about the insane history of whitewashing in Hollywood and how prevalent the problem truly is. It’s ignited a conversation that’s very important.”

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