Asian-American actresses sound off on Scarlett Johansson’s new role, raise issues of whitewashing in Hollywood

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Asian-American actresses Constance Wu and Ming Na spoke out against Scarlett Johansson playing the asian anime character in "Ghost in the Shell." The actresses said this is another example of whitewashing in Hollywood.

Betty Rose Green, manager of Community Education and Outreach for New York's Asian Woman's Center, and Christine Wei, executive editor of Mochi Magazine, talked about the issue of whitewashing in Hollywood and the current controversy with Scarlett Johansson casting.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.