ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
A Titan Shoutout in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
Aug 22, 2018
Award-winning Class of ’06 graduate Laura Sirikul attended an early screening of “Crazy Rich Asians” in April, and was pleasantly surprised to hear CSUF get a shoutout by actor Ken Jeong.
Sirikul attended an event this month where she approached Jeong and asked him how the CSUF reference became a part of the script.
Christina Chin, assistant professor of sociology, added to the commentary on how Asians often go unrepresented on the small screen. Chin’s study shows that 64 percent of television shows exclude Asian Americans all together.
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