As NPR noted in 2008, "In 1984, when Sixteen Candles came out, some Asian-American groups decried Long Duk Dong as stereotypical, racist, and part of a long history of Hollywood's offensive depictions of Asian men ." Watanabe says making Sixteen Candles was a great experience, but one that, in retrospect, he realizes he was "a bit naive" about. The movie date scene in Netflix’s new teen movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before has been revered in media as one of the of the most romantic segments of the film. Both the audio and text versions on this page have been corrected. For many millennials, Long Duk Dong, the foreign exchange student from John Hughes’ infamously racist 1984 film, was an introduction to the Asian comic-relief character. In 1984, when Sixteen Candles came out, some Asian-American groups decried Long Duk Dong as stereotypical, racist and part of a long history of Hollywood's offensive depictions of Asian men. Let's get the obvious out of the way first: Long Duk Dong is a horrible personification of stereotypes Americans hold about Asians. No teen classic is complete without a side of racism, right? Monday Seagull’s reviews. Facebook; Twitter; Print. Would You Go To This Job Interview - Hiring Managers Chime In, My dad complains about gender roles but doesn't work. So, now that it’s the 21st century and all, NPR’s Web site has an article proposing the idea that—gasp—Gedde Watanabe’s character in Sixteen Candles, Long Duk Dong, might be a racist caricature that doesn’t actually represent every single Asian on Earth, ever.Fetch me the smelling salts, because I think I’ve fainted of surprise. But the character of Long Duk Dong, played by Gedde Watanabe, has been singled out as racist since the movie's release. Politics, thevintagevegan, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:31 PM Discussion in 'Movie Alley' started by TaTa84, Jun 5, 2020. LSA has taken plenty from me but I refuse to let go of 16 Candles . 14,739 885. For one, a gong sounds every time his name is said. A 1984 review in The New York Times criticized the character of Long Duk Dong for being "unfunny" and a "potentially offensive stereotype" of Asian people. Celebrity News and Gossip, Bruh I’m high steppin’ to my bae :relieved: lol, Young Killa, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:30 PM Long Duk Dong – that’s doesn’t sound like a Chinese name to me at all? Yeah I always rolled my eyes at that part. I played this song out before I even knew who she was. It is an odd thing, that line between comedy and offense. She made it seem gross like eww of course not I want a PINK guy, I didn't see that. Sixteen Candles stole even that limited pleasure — and Asian-American guys focused their frustration on the actor who played Long Duk Dong. In the original version of this story, a quote from Martin Wong was incorrectly attributed. Long Duk Dong is a fictional character who appears in Sixteen Candles, a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film written and directed by John Hughes.Played by Japanese American actor Gedde Watanabe, the character is an Asian foreign exchange student and a supporting character in the film set at a US suburban high school.The character has been called an offensive stereotype of Asian people. The Asian foreign exchange student Long Duk Dong is essentially a caricature of negative Asian stereotypes. Why would he ask if you ate, if he's not trying to feed you? After all, he was one of them: born in the U.S.A. Gedde Watanabe is 52 now. Long Duk Dong, ‘Sixteen Candles’ One of modern movie history’s most enduring teen films, Sixteen Candles, is also a showcase for one of its most offensive Asian stereotypes. This video is a compilation of all the memorable scenes Long Duk Dong (Gedde Wantanbe) appeared in, in the 80s classic comedy, Sixteen Candles. Rayven Lashea, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:31 PM Mitch McConnell Will Not Hold Impeachment Trial Before January 19. I know you've seen it many times here on LSA. Fa says the role played by Gedde Watanabe is "a horrifyingly racist portrayal" of an "oversexed, geeky, opposite-of-macho Asian man." He's mystified by quiche; confronted with a fork and spoon, he uses them like chopsticks. So what. First, let’s get the obvious out of the way. "If you're being called Long Duk Dong," Wong explains, "you're comic relief amongst a sea of people unlike you. ToniEve, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:31 PM Paparazzi Alley. Who's your favourite sims character/family/world of all time? I’ll give you previews. Offensive? When we launched In Character, we set out to explore fictional characters who had left a mark on American culture. Reality Tea-V. That is so true. This site uses cookies. Wong and Eric Nakamura co-founded the magazine Giant Robot, which covers Asian and Asian-American pop culture. Give it to someone the next time you're playing and watch how they struggle. Long Duk Dong… like, kinda racist? Another frightening takeaway from Sixteen Candles is the character Long Duk Dong, a foreign exchange student from an unidentified Asian country staying with Sam’s grandparents. His every entrance is accompanied, mysteriously, by the sound of a gong. It’s time to nip this in the bud. (He played Nurse Yosh on ER.). Most weekends, at O'Neill's Irish pub in Lexington, Ky., you can catch Long Duk Dong — the '80s cover band. NOPE! Showing such a movie "without a clear intent to educate the public about its racist portrayal, smacks of racism itself," says her letter. Yes, really. DolceDiva Well-Known Member. Additionally, Mike muses that they will have to "burn the sheets and mattresses after he leaves." In case my readers (hello, all!) Twitter deletes his subsequent tweets from @POTUS. He was studious, awkward around women, and naively charismatic — in a Long Duk Dong kind of way. As far as film actors go, many people mention John Cho. In 1984, when Sixteen Candles came out, some Asian-American groups decried Long Duk Dong as stereotypical, racist and part of a long history of Hollywood's offensive depictions of Asian men. Except that when I think of two words to describe the movie I watched, I'd swap out "fresh and cheerful" for "racist and sexist". "But that one certainly did.". Adds Wong: "It's baggage for him just like it's baggage for us.". 'Oh, sexy girlfriend.'". And like most media cliches, it came with IRL implications. Like, really racist. But allow me to explain. "'What's happenin', hot stuff?' He is the foreign-exchange student, fresh from some unidentified Asian country, in the popular 1984 high-school comedy Sixteen Candles — comic relief in a movie with more than its share of slapstick. So, now that it’s the 21st century and all, NPR’s Web site has an article proposing the idea that—gasp—Gedde Watanabe’s character in Sixteen Candles, Long Duk Dong, might be a racist caricature that doesn’t actually represent every single Asian on Earth, ever.Fetch me the smelling salts, because I think I’ve fainted of surprise. And, says Watanabe: "We really need an Asian-American star, and it hasn't happened." He was studious, awkward around women, and naively charismatic — in a Long Duk Dong kind of way. They’re only following what they see. “Isn’t this character – Long Dong Duk, or whatever – kinda racist?” Peter Kavinsky, the main love interest in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before asks when Lara Jean Song Covey makes him watch her favourite film, John Hughes ’ Sixteen Candles. 2 Broke Girls and the New Long Duk Dong We Never Asked For CBS. , Jan 8, 2021 at 9:30 PM As for Long Duk Dong, he lives on in pop-culture memory — though in some places, as more than a stereotype. Celebrity Alley - Celebrity News and Gossip, World Champion L. Hamilton (Mercedes)|W: 10 P: 307, ‘Repent! Jay-Z Spoke At Today's OTC Markets' Cannabis Investor Conference. January 19, 2012. by Andrew Ti. Twenty-four years later, America’s National Public Radio described Long Duk Dong as “one of the most offensive Asian stereotypes Hollywood ever gave America”. In the '80s, teenagers quoted Long Duk Dong endlessly. That pride is tempered upon further review as she acknowledges his work “could also be considered racist, misogynistic, and, at times, homophobic. She kept the same demeanor when answering the question. Long Duk Dong has become the poster child of Asian stereotypes in Hollywood every since the premiere of the film. For one, a gong sounds every time his name is said. For the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.’, Molly Ringwald Reflects John Hughes pics in MeToo: ‘Racist, Misogynistic – Deadline, (You must log in or sign up to reply here.). "Every single Asian dude who went to high school or junior high during the era of John Hughes movies was called 'Donger,'" says Martin Wong. She's clearly not attracted to black men. In real American schools, Long Duk Dong gave the mean kids new material. There are more Asian Americans behind the camera, and more substantial roles, especially on TV. Why are even asking that question? There was no disgust on her face at all. But it's funny, too, because at the same time I laugh at the character. Former Miss St. Elizabeth overcomes big setback, now living her dream, Is regional integration and federalism, the future of africa, Northern Nigerian celebrities campaign for Niger's Bazoum, Black ATTORNEY Tased, Tackled, Arrested & convicted Because He Wore A Dashiki In Court. #Problematic. Oh, and along the way? Is there a more difficult film to get in Charades? Racism. Reality Tea-V, shottis2388, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:30 PM The Love Guru (2008) Expand From what I recall, most exchange students are hosted by families with similarly school aged children. So why do you like this movie? At the beginning of the film, Long Duk Dong is a repressed nerd living with the lead character’s grandparents as an exchange student. Long Duk Dong, played by Japanese-American actor Gedde Watanabe. 1. Plus, that character was racist as hell. In this case, Sixteen Candles ’ Long Duk Dong provides the racist comic relief as the Japanese foreign exchange student whose first appearance in the film is marked by a gong. Those are the greatest hits of "The Donger": No more yanky my wanky ... Oh, sexy girlfriend ... What's happenin', hot stuff? This sounds more possibly Vietnamese to me… Why is Long Duk Dong being hosted as an exchange student by an elderly couple? He barely speaks English, has a bizarre name that references male genitalia, and goes out of control once he is surrounded by American culture as seen … Then he jumps onto the person below — who turns out not to be his new American girlfriend. That wasn't so bad: At least Lee, the martial-arts star, could kick ass. The Western gaze: Why should the West validate African realities? He is currently filming a thriller in New Mexico. William was the one person White people could point to and say, “See? They want more roles that are simply American, not ethnic. Jamal is always so enthusiastic and into it. Then it's on to the average American dinner table, where the food seems completely foreign to him. Sixteen Candles (1984) follows the sixteenth birthday weekend of sophomore Samantha Baker and her crush on the popular senior Jake Ryan. He is best known for playing Harold in the comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and in an upcoming sequel. In 2018 Sixteen Candles star Molly Ringwald expressed horror at watching the film through a modern lens, noting that Long Duk Dong was "a grotesque stereotype". Do you think eyebrows make much of a difference? As NPR noted in 2008, "In 1984, when Sixteen Candles came out, some Asian-American groups decried Long Duk Dong as stereotypical, racist, and part of a long history of Hollywood's offensive depictions of Asian men." I'm upset, The Disrespect! [/QUOTE, Considering that I was once hit with a "Shaniqua" at a camp when I was a kid from a counselor. In 2018, Sixteen Candles star Molly Ringwald expressed horror at watching the film through a modern lens, noting that Long Duk Dong is “a grotesque stereotype”. And even there, he was recognized — at a Wal-Mart — as Long Duk Dong. brings his talents to the world of media to periodically search for the most racist character in TV and movies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. She said very coolly that she wanted a pink guy and black car. Andrew Ti, the beaten-down mind behind Yo, Is This Racist? In 2001, graphic novelist Adrian Tomine (Shortcomings) published a pungent one-page comic describing his own history with the legacy of Long Duk Dong. “Not kind of,” she answers matter-of-factly, “ extremely racist.” Thanks x 21; LOL! Is there anybody here who has healed themselves from trauma? I really like him so much. Officers line the front of the Capitol in silence, honoring fallen US Police Officer Brian Sicknick, Why hasn’t anyone told Rachel True that the boho chic look is over, ‘Love After Lockup’ Season 3 Official Thread, Reginae Carter Explains Why She Got Back With YFN Lucci: "I don't Like Starting Over". Long Duk Dong is the creation of writer-director John Hughes, whose films — The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller's Day Off — enshrined a Hollywood-heightened image of a suburban high school near you. Podcasts. I told you! Even as they condemn the character, they laugh about his silly antics in the movie. Yo, Is This Racist? Funny? And don't black women do that with white men all the time talking about "pink peen" and how they're not hygienic, etc. "It's odd that a character that's not a primary character would have so much notability," says band co-founder Shan Justice. January 19, 2012. by Andrew Ti. Not “kind of.” Extremely racist. But the character of Long Duk Dong, played by Gedde Watanabe, has been singled out as racist since the movie's release. LOL! Japanese-American actor Gedde Watanabe, who does not speak Japanese, describes his audition for the role of Long Duk Dong — and the trick he used to win the part. He grew up in a Japanese-American family in Ogden, Utah. There was also the Chinese kid named Long Duk Dong. Long Duk Dong was an Asian-American cliche for a new generation. Facebook; Twitter; Print. x 7; Jun 5, 2020 #3. I've watched most of John Hughes movies, but the older I got I realized that he was an overrated racist. You Make the Case: The 'In Character' Blog. brings his talents to the world of media to periodically search for the most racist character in TV and movies. William was the one person White people could point to and say, “See? Racism. But he proceeds to have the night of his life: At the high-school dance, he finds romance, gets seriously drunk and ends up in a tree, hollering, "Oh, sexy girlfriend!". And they understand Watanabe's conflict. Some argue that Charlie Chan or Long Duk Dong have been the most damaging stereotypes to the Asian/-American community; however, I feel that the cheap "comic" relief provided by Mr. Yunioshi stands out as an extremely racist portrayal. ALL of them were held by WOMEN, Google officially suspends Parler from Google store, Warning signs of impending riots were all over social media Malcom Nance, Chatter about more MAGA attacks on the 17th, Mary Trump Predicts A “Dangerous” Next Two Weeks Under the Trump Administration. There was also the Chinese kid named Long Duk Dong. Aug 3, 2012 Ratings: +206,941 / 3,945 / -944. That is NOT Babyface, someone alert him. I've watched most of John Hughes movies, but the older I got I realized that he was an overrated racist. They asked, 'How could you do a role like that?' I told you! But by far, the worst, most blatant racism in the film is the character (or caricature, really) of the offensively-named Long Duk Dong, a walking stereotype who's treated terribly. He's A Facist, The US economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. For a generation of Americans, the answer to that question is a name: Long Duk Dong. Some of us realized how bad Long Duk Dong was This is pretty brief, but I got a big kick out of this blink-and-you-might-miss-it moment from a recent episode the NBC comedy Go On , in which John Cho's character Steven expresses how he didn't really appreciate the racist Long Duk Dong character from Sixteen Candles : Reality Tea-V. Nakamura and Wong say that before "The Donger" came along, they got called "Bruce Lee" at school. And don't black women do that with white men all the time talking about "pink peen" and how they're not hygienic, etc. I didn't see that. "I was making people laugh," he says. MiniCoop, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:31 PM It's like every bad stereotype possible, loaded into one character.". "I feel bad for the guy in the end because he's had to live with the fact that all these Asian-American men hate him," says Nakamura. The racism and sexism in Hughes’ movie is so over the top, I have to hope any teens watching it today would view it as a shocking, old-timey artifact. He was joking with a friend that... Dblock, Jan 8, 2021 at 9:30 PM hide caption. Geeks, jocks, cheerleaders, kids desperate to find an in with the popular crowd — they were the standard character set. Nakamura and Wong, from Giant Robot magazine, clearly see some humor in Long Duk Dong, too. Dumbo's lead crow is named after an infamous set of laws in the US that legalised segregation Universal Pictures' teen comedy Sixteen Candles has long been criticised for stereotyping Asians with its Long Duk Dong character. He wasn’t raised like that. Universal Pictures His parents settled there after his mother was forced into a U.S. internment camp during World War II. Hollywood may be importing leading men from Asia, one oft-heard argument says, but it has a ways to go with Asian Americans. "I didn't realize how it was going to affect people.". 1 Long Duk Dong - Sixteen Candles. Others are fantastic movies degraded because stereotypical characters such as Long Duk Dong from “Sixteen Candles” or Mr. Yunioshi from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Acting like an idiot on TV only brings back waves of Long Duk Dong–related flashbacks. Facebook Twitter Pinterest It’s on a Apple playlist. Long Duk Dong, ‘Sixteen Candles’ One of modern movie history’s most enduring teen films, Sixteen Candles, is also a showcase for one of its most offensive Asian stereotypes.At the beginning of the film, Long Duk Dong is a repressed nerd living with the lead character’s grandparents as an exchange student. Gedde Watanabe's Long Duk Dong drew laughs — and fire from critics who decried the character as a racist caricature. It's his face — not that of Molly Ringwald's heroine — on the Sixteen Candles DVD in that red Netflix envelope. By morning, Long Duk Dong — portrayed by actor Gedde Watanabe — lies splayed out in his host family's front yard. "It took me a while to understand that," Watanabe says. He is going to tells us he has never hit a woman and will never touch any woman. It seems like Marjorie gon chase a bag that makes her happy and provides her what she wants and that’s what Lori is... BeenAround Aye, drag Spotify now! He got into a relationship a month after we broke up on our anniversary, I believe in romance theoretically, but I don't feel it in the real world. I prefer breakfast club, the lead girl is pretty to me. Music Industry News and Views. He answered my prayers. The situation for Asian-American men in Hollywood has improved a bit since 1984. Hundreds of fans come out to hear their loyal renditions of '80s pop tunes. Long Duk Dong is considered one of the most racist portrayals of a minority movie character of all time. NAH! "In fact, I was working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and I was accosted a couple of times by a couple of women who were just really irate and angry. 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