I'm sure by now you've heard the rumors that Scarlett Johansson got casted as Mulan in the upcoming live action Disney Film. I'm not exactly sure if this is true or not...however ScarJo WAS definitely casted as Motoko Kusanagi for the live action Ghost in the Shell movie. This ain't nothing new neither; we all remember that bum ass Dragon Ball Z movie:
Bruh. That shit could've passed as some sick porno parody. Matta Fact:
No difference whatsoever.
But I digress. Shit like this really isn't surprising anymore because it pretty clear now that Hollywood loves to pretend White people are Asian. But what's fucked up now is...in REAL LIFE, White people are trying to pretend they're Asian too!
Meet Yi-Fen Chou, the author of the poem The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Evethat has appeared in this years edition of the Anthology Best American Poetry
Oh my bad. That's Michael Derrick Hudson.
See, what had happened was Yi-Fen Chou is actually Hudson's pen name. He claims that was a "strategy for placing poems", that ethnic authors were more likely to attract the attention of editors. That's pretty much saying that Asian authors have the upper hand over White authors in getting published because they're the minority; they're unique.
That point sounds eerily familiar..oh yea. Its the same as when people say "Black people have an inherit advantage over White people in the college selection process because of Affirmative Action."
Sir, you are just blatantly disregarding the hardships minorities face while living in America. But Mr. Hudson wouldn't know anything about that. Just because the effects of White privilege aren't felt by White people doesn't mean White privilege doesn't exist. Seriously tho, start listing all your favorite writers...give me 5 Asian names. Where's the advantage really?
Anyway, Twitter responded to this debacle with a hashtag that blew up recently called my #WhitePenName
It's pretty hilarious.
Also, its unfortunate that I have to make this disclaimer...but if you're white and you read this thinking "this is totally fucked up" then please understand that my jokes were not targeted at you. You are Woke. Stay that way.
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