Phone it the Woody Allen Impact. Once the director that is venerable left Mia Farrow on her behalf used child, Southern Korean-born Soon-Yi Previn — 35 years their junior — he might because well have actually sent a news release: Asian-girl fantasy trumps that of Hollywood royalty!
Maybe perhaps Not couple of years once they tied the knot, news baron Rupert Murdoch stepped along the aisle with fresh-faced Wendi Deng — 17 days after finalizing their divorce proceedings from his 2nd spouse. Then, CBS mind Leslie Moonves wed television news anchor Julie Chen; Oscar winner Nicolas Cage married half-his-age 3rd spouse Alice Kim; billionaire George Soros combined up with violinist Jennifer Chun; and producer Brian Grazer courted concert pianist Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen. Add the nuptials of investment magnate Bruce Wasserstein to fourth wife Angela Chao in addition to pending vows between endeavor capitalist Vivi Nevo and Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang, and now we’ve got a wondering ripple that is cultural.
Had been these tycoons consciously courting babes that are asian? Do some of them be eligible for a the unnerving “yellow temperature” or “rice king” moniker? It is unsavory to believe therefore. But after two or three failed attempts at domestic bliss with ladies of like history and age, these hitters that are heavy down different things. One thing that they had most likely fetishized.
Go into the doll-faced Asian sylph regarding the supply of the silver-haired Western suit. (Hello, mail-order bride!) The excruciating colonial stereotypes — Asian ladies as submissive, domestic, hypersexual — are clearly absolutely nothing brand new.Read More