A week ago, NBC greenlit a brand new show for development called Mail Order Family, a 30 minutes sitcom loosely on the basis of the life of journalist Jackie Clarke of a white solitary dad who orders a mail-order bride through the Philippines to simply help raise their two daughters. After 2 times of social media backlash from activists, bloggers, and users of the community that is AAPI NBC scrapped the task.
Good call. Congratulations on maybe maybe not singlehandedly establishing the period of Mindy Kaling, Fresh Off the Boat, and freely homosexual Hikaru Sulu back with a dumpster fire of racism and sexism. Month just in time for Filipino American History! We continue to have one concern. Exactly exactly How did anybody think this is a good clear idea?
The whole premise of this show had been a white household bringing a Filipina girl in their house through human trafficking. A brief history of this mail purchase bride company is rooted in slavery while the proven fact that ladies, especially bad females from impoverished nations, can be purchased and offered. Individual trafficking today is present day slavery, perpetuated to some extent by worldwide “marriage broker” agencies that straight play a role in intimate exploitation of bad females and girls in developing nations. Continue reading “Perhaps Not Just A Mail Purchase Bride”