reported that Justin Timberlake and Olivia Munn had "a three-day fling," during which they were "openly affectionate" and had "amazing sex," according to a supposed insider.Of course, this was problematic, because Timberlake was in a long-term relationship with his now-wife, Jessica Biel, at the time.With a few exceptions, Asian men on screen have been small, sneaky and threatening — or spineless, emasculated wimps, or incompetents who may well be technically proficient in martial arts, but impotent when faced with white man’s superior strength or firepower. Even today, Asian American men complain that action heroes such as Chow Yun Fat and Jackie Chan rarely get the girl.As Leong, the author and UCLA professor put it: “Asian men can kick butt, but they can’t have a kiss.” It gets a little more personal in blogs, such as posts titled Us Bitter, Bitter Asian Men or Sucks to be an Asian male. I’ve had Chinese guys refuse me because they felt, as a traditional man, they could never see themselves married to a foreign girl.Supposedly, Timberlake was trying to convince Munn that it was over between him and Biel, and according to a source, Munn was receptive.Fast forward two weeks and Munn was spotted on a date with NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers, "where they laughed with friends and stole kisses throughout the meal." Though Munn and Kinnaman were said to have "been able to stay really good friends even through the breakup," it's easy to see how shady it looks for the one-two punch headlines of their break-up, and Munn's moving on happening so close together.
According to Xiao Yu, some Chinese men could never believe that such a girl would become their one and only. A driver who took me to the Beijing Airport this summer admitted he once had a Russian girlfriend when he was a college student.
According to Sheridan Prasso’s book, The Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, & Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient, Asian men in general have long been losers in the world of mainstream American media: If there are some admirable aspects of the portrayals of Asian women in Hollywood and on TV, it’s hard to say the same of the portrayals of Asian men.
Rarely have they been depicted with traditionally masculine traits.
After all, Aaron was already a star in his own right, having led Green Bay to a Super Bowl win in 2011, but Both Munn and Rodgers staunchly committed to never talking about Rodger's family issues in public, but Munn couldn't help leaving a trail of social media clues as to how she really felt about the situation. Claiming she pushed back on direction to make her character "take the girly route" and "smile and smirk," Munn recalled an instance when a director tried to advise her that maybe she "didn't realize how she was coming off," and that her character seemed "aggressive." "I go 'Great! As Swift approaches the microphone, Munn awkwardly blocks her way and says, "If you want to thank me first, it makes the most sense." Swift tries to be a good sport, taking her trophy and saying, "Yes, you first." Which would have still been awkward if it ended there, but Munn kept the schtick going by grabbing the trophy back from Swift, who says, "This always happens," and again saves the moment.
In perhaps the shadiest of all maneuvers, Munn resorted to "liking" comments on her Instagram (via screencaps by ) that were written by fans who cast some side-eye on Rodgers' family. Only Munn keeps going, stepping all over any chance at comedy by saying, "And it will always happen, Taylor.