Actor Kal Penn Has Shared His Most Offensive Script Notes And Some Of Them Are Pretty Racist

The life of an Asian actor can be pretty dismal

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It's been noted countless times that women, in general, get a tough time at the hands of uninventive scripts, that tend to sexualise or 'bimbo'-ify female roles, rather than aiming for depth, complexity and range.

Rose McGowan got dumped by her agent after Tweeting this script note.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal was told that, at 37, she was too old to play a 55-year-old's love interest.

Gabourey Sidibe recently spoke out about her difficulty in finding scripts which don't mention her body.

And Jen Richards has spoken out about missing Trans roles because they are getting played by cis-men (men who identify as men, who were born with male genitalia).

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We've certainly heard other accounts of how non-white, cis-male actors can get a tough deal when it comes to role variety too.

Kal Penn - most famous for his role in Harold & Kumar, but also for his low-key work for Obama (what a CV) - is sharing some of the most offensive and insensitive script notes he's ever gotten.

Kal Penn fist bumping Michelle Obama

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Shall we laugh or cry?

Thankfully the world isn't completely sh** and Kal found some shows like House which didn't treat him like a performing monkey.

More of this please.

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