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Awkwafina Said She Got Kicked Off Lineups Because People Saw Her

Posted On: Aug 15, 2018   |   Posted By: Teen Vogue

Awkwafina Said She Got Kicked Off Lineups Because People Saw Her

Awkwafina Said She Got Kicked Off Lineups Because People Saw Her Music as a “Joke” 2018 has been a wild ride of a year for Awkwafina. Though her past film and TV credits include Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and Future Man, she built a sizable following on YouTube thanks to viral hits like “My Vag” and “Green Tea,” Awkwafina has seemingly exploded even more into the mainstream thanks to her role in Ocean's 8 in June and now, her major supporting role in the eagerly-anticipated Crazy Rich Asians. The film not only represents a major milestone in pop culture (notably, it's the first big Hollywood studio film in over 20 years to feature an All-Asian and Asian-American cast), but it also represents the culmination of years of hard work and hustle on Awkwafina's part - a journey she opened up about on Twitter recently. On Monday , Awkwafina posted an essay about the rollercoaster ride she has been on launching her career. “In 2012, I put a video called ‘My Vag' on YouTube, knowing that it probably...

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