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    Updated on Aug 16, 2018. Posted on Aug 16, 2018

    16 Reasons Awkwafina Is The Queen Of 2018

    "Bok-bok, bitch!"

    1. She creates bops:

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    Her music videos are bonkers in the best way.

    2. She was hilarious AF in Crazy Rich Asians:

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    This movie was perfect in every way, but she was absolutely the funniest part.

    3. Twitter certainly agrees:

    Crazy Rich Asians IS A FUCKING KILLER. Most beautiful wedding in cinema. @awkwafina is a STAR. Everyone is so beautiful, incredible actors. See it three times!!!!

    .@CrazyRichMovie comes out today and it’s the rom com we’ve all been waiting for. Also, I’m not being paid to say this, I just want this movie to be given the love and attention it deserves. Also, @awkwafina is a star. K thanks bye.

    Looking forward to talking about Crazy Rich Asians with y’all. And @awkwafina was the breakout stars among a wonderful and luminous cast

    4. She shines in literally everything:

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    Her amount of screentime in Neighbors 2 was limited, but she stole every scene she was in.

    5. Including Ocean's 8:

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    This was a pretty spectacular feat considering the level of fame the other seven women already had.

    6. She works HARD:

    7. She's already a fashion icon:

    Awkwafina’s dog-print pajamas that you can totally wear as real clothes are my new #goals. This is like the Taika romper, ok. (I already looked them up, they’re Stella McCartney, I can’t afford them until I reach my final #Queen form.) #CrazyRichAsians https://t.co/hMhAxQIuhV

    8. Especially offscreen:

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    Obsessed!

    9. She *owned* the Crazy Rich Asians red carpet:

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    BRB drooling.

    10. She's really sweet...

    I swear if I tear up one more goddamn time today

    11. ...open...

    Thank you guys for believing in Awkwafina.

    12. ...and hilarious on Twitter:

    Buying my ticket to Crazy Rich Asians opening day tomorrow, where I will show up at a non-descript theater and recite all of my lines at the screen while eating an entire Cosco chicken. 25 years, baby. Let’s show them how much this matters. 🥠🎉🍾

    13. She's had an interesting journey:

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    Check out Bad Rap on Netflix! The films follows Awkwafina and three other Asian-American rappers as they try to make it in Hip Hop.

    14. She clearly loves her co-stars. Exhibit A:

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    Bury me with this photo, please.

    Exhibit B:

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    Iconic trio.

    15. Honestly, she just seems like fun:

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    LOVE LOVE LOVE THAT COSTUME CHOICE!!!

    16. And, overall, super fucking cool:

    Thanks, Awkwafina! Keep doing what you're doing!

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