Alison Brie said she regrets her voice acting on Netflix’s “BoJack Horseman”.
Brie, 37, voiced the role of Diane Nguyen, a Vietnamese fictional character from the popular animated television series for adults, from 2014 to the end of the series in January.
On Friday, the actress said she wishes she had never accepted the role in a statement she posted on her Instagram.
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“In hindsight, I wish I did not express the character of Diane Nguyen. Now I understand that people of color should always express people of color,” he wrote.
She continued, “We missed a great opportunity to represent the Vietnamese-American community with precision and respect, and for that I am very sorry. I applaud everyone who has stepped away from their voice-over roles in the past few days. I have learned a lot. from them. “.
Brie’s statement comes immediately after several actors have announced their departure from various television shows amid nationwide protests over racial injustice.
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Voice actor “Family Guy” Mike Henry is one of those stars, having recently announced his decision to quit his role as Cleveland Brown on the animated series FOX.
“It’s been an honor playing Cleveland in Family Guy for 20 years,” Henry, 54, wrote on Twitter.
He continued, “I love this character, but people of color should play characters of color. Therefore, I will leave the role.”
Likewise, the producers of “Central Park” confirmed that Kristen Bell, 39, will no longer voice a biracial character named Molly on the series.
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The production team revealed their plans to choose a “black or mixed-race actress and give Molly a voice that resonates with all of the character’s nuances and experiences as we’ve drawn her.”
“BoJack Horseman” was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series finale aired on January 31.