It isn’t really about the labels, I just love you. I’m letting go of the control and letting go of the shame.
“I’m not going to take a picture but I would love to shake your hand”. To me, that’s a more personal interaction, but to see the look of disappointment in some people’s eyes..
One of my hopes or missions is changing the image of Asian actors and Japanese. If I can participate in changing the image, I’ll take the role. If I feel it’s going to make things worse, I’ll say no.
“Why do we have to have that conversation in America? Why do we have a government that allows us to be oppressed? Even when we get a black President in the White House, he can’t stem the tide of oppression in America.”
The interview was originally posted on July 11th 2011. I sat down with director/writer Joe Cornish and John […]