We won’t get into the nonsensical studies that came to that conclusion, but it seems the attacks launched at black women during this whole married and undesirable debacle have brought about an unlikely ally: Asian men.
Masculinity in American culture is an idea often predicated on aggressiveness and promiscuity.
Some feel like her selection represents a change in attitude in the country.
Megumi Nishikura, who directed a film about mixed people in Japan, says this represents “a huge step forward in expanding the definition of what it means to be Japanese: “The controversy that has erupted over her selection is a great opportunity for us Japanese to examine how far we have come from our self-perpetuated myth of homogeneity while at the same time it shows us how much further we have to go.”Another Japanese woman, Emi Foulk, studying Japanese history at UCLA said that the idea of criticizing a beauty contestant for not looking average is absurd.
They describe their Youtube channel as being devoted to advancing the education and discussion of Asian and Asian-American topics for people around the world, and through their artful use of comedy and collaborations with several guest experts, they do a great job of giving us a behind the scenes look at Asian Americans and their daily lives.
One of their most popular videos is called 18 Types of Asian Girls, where they break down the different types of Asian American women into 20 different types – two of their 18 types had more than one type: As the Fung Bros admit, they made up this list with a little help from their friends, but it seems to make sense and many of their Asian viewers have validated the types.