Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

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Embarrassing Racism

How hard is it to cast actual Asians for an Asian roles and pay them the same amount as their Caucasian counterparts, especially to save oneself the incredible embarrassment later on?

Daniel Dae Kim Speaks Out After 'Hawaii Five-0' Pay Dispute

Daniel Dae Kim sent a message to his fans about his choice to leave his beloved role on “Hawaii Five-0” after reported pay discrimination.

Variety reported on Friday that Kim and his costar Grace Park would be leaving the series after failed negotiations with CBS. Sources claim that the network would not pay the Asian actors equal to their white costars. Kim, who has been on the reboot since it premiered in 2010, put messages out across his social media to say goodbye.

The sixties

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They used black actors in the 1960s. I don't see why they couldn't use Asian actors in that same time period.