China and its irrational self-hatred of monolids

“Regarding the opinion that the model does not fit the mainstream’s aesthetic taste and makes the public feel uncomfortable, we are sincerely sorry,”

“Am I disqualified to be Chinese just because I have small eyes? I was born with these eyes and they look even smaller in real life. Does that mean I can’t be a model? Have I been offensive to Chinese people since the day I was born?”

  • About 50% of ethnic Asians have monolids¹
  • 35% for Southern Chinese
  • 39% for Central Chinese, and
  • 53% for Northern Chinese²
(1942 Popeye cartoon. Though this was actually a depiction of Japanese, you get the idea)

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Canadian living and working in Korea, Japan, and China since 2013. Interested in topics surrounding these countries. I often contest common Chinese propaganda.

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Canadian living and working in Korea, Japan, and China since 2013. Interested in topics surrounding these countries. I often contest common Chinese propaganda.

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