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The 100 star Shannon Kook says he’s turned down roles because of Asian stereotypes — Digital Spy

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— by Jess Lee: The 100 star Shannon Kook has opened up about Asian and mixed-race representation in TV and movies, sharing that he has turned down problematic roles in his career.

The actor plays Monty and Harper’s son Jordan Green in The 100, which returns for its sixth season later this month. The CW drama is credited for having a diverse group of characters, and when asked by Digital Spy, Kook said that the topic of representation is something that’s often on his mind, both in the industry and in his life…

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April 20, 2019

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