Netizen24.com – Entertainment Latest news: ‘Iron Fist’ star responds to ‘Oriental’ controversy
Use of the word “Oriental” to describe Asians caused some outrage.
“Oriental is a term used to describe rugs, not people,” wrote “Iron Fist” star Jessica Henwick in a tweet.
“Iron Fist” fans disappointed that an Asian or Asian American actor was not cast in the lead role used the hashtag #AAIronFist.
Jones briefly left Twitter after he debated with one user over his character’s ethnicity.
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