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Cameron Crowe Apologizes for Whitewashing in His Latest Movie

Surprise! The Hollywood director actually took (partial) responsibility for hiring a white woman to play Asian in Aloha.

Not Asian. (Image via Wikimedia)

Emma Stone is not Asian. So it came as a total surprise to some, and a total embarrassment to many, that Cameron Crowe decided to hire the actress to play the role of Allison Ng, a half-Asian fighter pilot, for his latest feature-flop, Aloha. Crowe’s been torn apart by critics and Facebook-updaters alike, and just yesterday, issued this apology:

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