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East Asians Watched Yellowface And It Will Make You Cringe

"This guy could be an orc in The Lord of the Rings..."

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Hollywood has had its fair share of controversy in both progressive and, unfortunately, irreverent ways. BuzzFeed Motion Pictures asked East Asians to watch and openly discuss yellowface.

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First performance up for review: Marlon Brando in Teahouse of the August Moon.

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Everything got off to a pretty shocking start.

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Ultimately, the performance left a bad taste in their mouths.

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Next, the gang watched the infamous performance by Mickey Rooney in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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People commented that he came off more as a political cartoon than an actual human being.

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They also watched a more recent case of yellowface in Cloud Atlas.

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It wasn't so much the acting that upset them, but rather the character falling into stereotypes.

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And in the end, the group agreed that a change needs to be made in Hollywood in the way Asian culture is perceived.

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