Awkwafina Addresses Blaccent And AAVE Criticism; Leaves Twitter

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Awkwafina is leaving Twitter for now.

Awkwafina is leaving Twitter for now. The actress whose real name is Nora Lum Tweeted release a statement earlier today addressing the criticisms for her use of African American Vernacular English (AAVE). She starts the apology by stating, “There is … [2373 chars]

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Awkwafina — American actress

Blaccent -

AAVE — 1995 film

Twitter — Social networking service

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