As fans celebrate the birth of Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song's son, comments Culkin made in a past podcast interview are drawing criticism among Asian Americans. It's a dead giveaway. I don't have any bearing on that. But it does kind of fit a very tired belittling of Asians — that we are the joke. We don't do anything funny.
NBC: Culkin's remarks echo 'historical dehumanization of Asians'
Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Macaulay Culkin welcomed his first child with girlfriend Brenda Song earlier this month, and NBC News used the announcement to scold him over 3-year-old remarks he made about the "little Asian babies" he might have with Song. Culkin and Song announced this week the birth of their son, Dakota, leading NBC News to find experts to denounce his jokes as echoing "the historical dehumanization of Asians as well as fetishization of Asian women, which has made them uniquely vulnerable to sexual and physical violence. NBC reporter Kimmy Yam wrote the comments "resurfaced" and linked to two tweets criticizing his earlier remarks.
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She told her managers to get her an audition but her managers came back with bad news. It broke my heart. He makes me smile. Chu responded to the claims made by Brenda Song on Twitter. Nothing more nothing less.
Despite Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song being famous for their respective acting careers, it's safe to say that many fans had no idea the pair were even dating before their joyful baby news. They've just welcomed their first child together, but not many people knew of their relationship. Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song both have famous pasts - as child actors in Home Alone and on Disney Channel, it's safe to say they've both had their fair share of fame and excess.