Dealing with online trolls is an unfortunate reality when you share information about your personal life on the Internet, something YouTube personality and actor Natalie Tran knows firsthand. But what do you do when the insults get uncomfortably personal? After Tran, who is Asian, faced a wave of backlash for having a white partner, she made a documentary exploring the judgment Asian women face for dating white men.
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Trolling is nothing new. As a light in the darkness, one YouTube personality is striking back and educating people in the process. Natalie Tran has almost two million subscribers on her YouTube channeland she noticed over the years that there have been a number of disturbing comments revolving around the same thing: her being an Asian woman in a relationship with a white man.
Better still, it actually films in Asia: The story, originally a book by Kevin Kwan, follows Asian-American Rachel Chu as she heads to her boyfriend Nick's hometown of Singapore for a friend's wedding, only to find out his family is one of the wealthiest on the entire continent—and Nick's mom is very hard to impress. Drama, Awkwafina one-liners, and a fashion montage follow, of course. Singapore plays its own part in the movie—we counted at least four Merlion shots in minutes of screen time—and some of our favorite spots made the cut.
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In the wedding scene in Crazy Rich Asiansa misty-eyed Constance Wu looks over at Henry Golding as a guitar melody strums in the background. Seeing Grannis in the most successful romantic comedy of the past decade signified a moment of visibility for a generation cultivated by YouTube. In the year since the romantic comedy stole the hearts of people of all walks of life and established that Asian representation is not only essential but profitable, there have been a number of wins for the community.
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For young Asian Americans aspiring to enter the entertainment industry, Hollywood has long seemed like a distant, unattainable dream. Vo-Farmer says it was her prominence on other social media platforms like Instagram and Tumblr that helped kickstart her YouTube success, when other girls requested her to do beauty and fashion advice videos. And where limited roles for Asian Americans could stifle a career in Hollywood, she says her ethnicity has been an asset on Youtube.
Welcome to Social Good Creators. In partnership with RARE GLOBAL — a boutique talent management firm to digital superstars and content creators in beauty, fashion, and lifestyle — we profile YouTubers who are using their platforms to make an extraordinary contribution to their communities and positively impact humankind. Back then, she already had a full-time job as a social media and digital marketer for startups, and YouTube was something she did on the side, uploading the occasional DIY craft or beauty video. But as she produced more content, her eye for what was trending and what her audience wanted played right into her marketing skills, and she found herself growing a channel big enough that she could trade in her day job and become a full-time creator.