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Etalk’s Lainey Lui opens up about Asian Heritage Month

Lainey chats about her family’s background, her experiences with “wrong Asian” racism, and how she’s celebrating the month.
May 2, 2022 1:35 p.m. EST
May 2, 2022 1:35 p.m. EST

May is Asian Canadian Heritage Month, a time to acknowledge the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada. Etalk’s Lainey Lui shared her take on Asian Heritage Month, how the lack of Asian visibility has affected her own career, and the responsibility she feels to blaze the trail for others in the industry. Watch the video clip above to hear her personal experience with “wrong Asian” racism, and gives a shoutout to her favourite Asian artists like Sandra Oh and Simu Liu.

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