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Celebs were championing #StopAsianHate well before Atlanta shootings




Using #StopAAPIHate and #StopAsianHate, several celebrities have used social media to raise awareness about increased reports from race attacks since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Six Asian women were one of the dead in the spa attacks.

Last month, Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina celebrated the Lunar New Year by supporting organizations working on the issue.

“I am saddened, disturbed and devastated by the recent series of attacks on the Asian American community and our elders,” the actress said. wrote in the title of a photo on his verified Instagram account. “So, for THE YEAR OF THE GOOD, I’ll give the proverbial red envelope (only numbers with 8) to some organizations that have done an incredible job for social and racial justice.”

Actress Olivia Munn appeared on CNN in February to talk about helping track down a man who allegedly assaulted the mother of her friend, who is Chinese, in front of a bakery in Queens, New York. Munn, who is Asian-American, has also been using social media to draw attention to what is happening.

“Racist, verbal and physical aggression has left my community afraid to leave,” Munn wrote in a statement to your verified Instagram account. “These hate crimes have increased since Covid and continue to increase even though we are asking for help, even though we are asking our fellow Americans to be outraged by us, even though we are asking for more media coverage.”
Other stars like George Takei, Bowen Yang (who was offered to match donations to the Asian Pacific American Alliance Olivia Cheng and director Jon M. Chu have also been vocal on the subject.
“Hawaii Five-0” star Daniel Dae Kim he told CNN last month who has been afraid to leave.

“I know a lot of Asian Americans who feel very insecure today, including my parents who live in California,” he said. “There’s something in the psyche of people who somehow think it’s okay to attack Asians.”