Awkwafina Continues To Face Backlash After Receiving NAACP Image Award Nomination
The 'Crazy Rich Asians' star has been slammed for her alleged hypocrisy.
January 19, 2022 at 2:20 pm
Actress Awkwafina, who has been criticized for misappropriating Black culture, is facing more backlash after being nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Twitter users immediately followed up with criticism on Tuesday after the 33-year-old Asian actress received the nomination for outstanding character voice-over performance in Disney's Raya
and the Last Dragon.
Y’all didn’t think this was an embarrassing choice? A woman who Blacked it up to get on??? Y’all thought “I know she used to put on a fake Black accent to get famous but that’s the past she’s great , exactly what we need! Let’s give her an NAACP award! We love minstrels!” pic.twitter.com/BpXmWJQY9Q
— B!tching&Crafting (@homie_housewife) January 19, 2022