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Actor Kal Penn shows scripts that reveal racial stereotypes in Hollywood

Kal Penn recently shared some old, cringe-worthy scripts on Twitter from his early acting days. Quite a few of these roles were stereotypes that encouraged him to use an “authentic” accent, which, according to Penn, usually meant sounding like Apu from “The Simpsons.”

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