Lucy Liu says sorry for ‘little Filipino’ remark on Letterman show


LUCY Liu, actress born in New York to Chinese immigrants. Photo by RUBEN NEPALES

LOS ANGELES – “I am so sorry that my comment was taken out of context, as I would never insult another group or ethnicity,” “Charlie’s Angels” actress Lucy Liu told the Philippine Daily Inquirer after she was asked by this reporter to comment about her controversial statement in a guest appearance on “Late Show with David Letterman” last October 11.

When Letterman asked Liu, who is shooting her new TV series “Elementary,” if she enjoys running indoors or outdoors, she answered, “I run in a machine. It is easier for me. Also, if I get really dark, I’ll start to look a little Filipino. It wouldn’t match.”

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  • KupalSIDaisy

    Wala naman talagang masama sinabi si Lucy. Bakit kaya ang daming Pinoy na pikon?

  • Oliver

    I’m not surprised by the comments of this self hating asian woman. We Han Chinese have already disowned her to be one of our race. Hopefully you Philipinos will wake up to know now how much of a effing reverse racist she is and tell the whole world. It’s important to beat down racism before it gets out of hand. 

  • Oliver

    In this case, America has already promoted her racism secretly.

  • Blinkx

    But its true. Full bloodied(not mestiza/mixed) Pinoys are brown skinned. Why are you all being so defensive when its the truth?

    Don’t start a riot and give the world an illusion that we are white skinned race. The Filipino people are not originally like that. Most of us nowadays have Chinese, Korean and pre-Euro blood. That’s why some of us are mestizos.

  • MGM555

    “I run in a machine. It is easier for me. Also, if I get really dark, I’ll start to look a little Filipino. It wouldn’t match.”

    Hmmmmmm……Good for you Lucy Liu, be convenient and stay white!
    You could have just said… ” I just don’t want to get dark.” PERIOD.

    In case you stayed indoors too much, the tanning industry is a billion dollar industry. Filipinos are lucky to have a tan color.

    So what if you get mistaken for a Filipino?
    Coming from the melting pot that is New York, it really is a bad reflection.

  • .

    she is dumb

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