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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex criticises Asian stereotypes in Hollywood films

In the first episode of the actress-turned-royal's Archetypes podcast since the death of her husband's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II the Duchess spoke out against stereotypes of Asian women with actress Margaret Cho and journalist Lisa Ling. Meghan discussed how the "Dragon Lady" stereotype of Asian women in Hollywood films has affected how Asian women are treated in real life. "Movies like Austin Powers and Kill Bill - they presented these caricatures of women of Asian descent as oversexualised or aggressive.”. “This toxic stereotyping of women of Asian descent... this doesn't just end once the credits roll."

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