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How I Met Your Mother Goes Full Yellowface

Still image from HIMYM

The popular CBS sitcom How I Met your Mother aired an episode in mid-January that showed its white cast members as crude stereotyped Asian characters. The backlash was swift. Here is a sampling of the responses:

Time Magazine: Dear, ‘How I Met Your Mother’: “Asian is not a Costume

BuzzFeed: 32 Powerful Tweets that Takedown Yellowface on HIMYM

Angry Asian Man: What’s up With the Yellowface on How I Met Your Mother

Daily Mail(UK): HIMYM Creators Apologize for Using ‘Yellowface’