Why Bling Empire’s Kelly Mi Li Is Determined to See More Asian Representation on Screen

But according to the Bling Empire star, it's a movement worth fighting for. We're all in it together and I just hope that we can keep spreading love and positivity and build a loving and safe community." "That's all we are here for really. "Speaking up is very important just because in the Asian culture, we were never really taught to speak up, but at this point, we have to speak up because if we don't speak up, nobody knows what's going on," Kelly shared. "Having Asian faces on screen and representation and role models, it's so important for the next generation," Kelly argued. "We're all in it together. We're all human beings on this Earth. We hopefully want to impact the younger generation and leave this planet a little better than we found it."
With the rise of AAPI hate crimes across the country, Kelly explained that it's understandable to get discouraged or feel shocked.
class=”article-detail__title article-detail__title–speakable”>Why Bling Empire's Kelly Mi Li Is Determined to See More Asian Representation on ScreenIn an exclusive interview with E! "Hopefully, with the success of Crazy Rich Asians, we're going to be able to create more roles behind the camera and in front of the camera," Kelly exclusively shared with E! "In To All the Boys I've Loved, we have an Asian lead [Lana Condor]. She added, "We're not just a typical quiet or nerdy or those kind of stereotypes."
After immigrating from China at 10 years old, Kelly remembers her mom working three jobs and living in a run-down apartment that cost $250 a month to rent. News. News, Kelly Mi Li explained why Crazy Rich Asians, To All the Boys and Bling Empire are all important projects for the AAPI community.By Mike Vulpo May 17, 2021 7:46 PMTagsReality TVExclusivesCelebritiesAAPI Heritage MonthWatch: "Bling Empire's" Kelly Mi Li Talks Breaking Barriers: Ones to WatchKelly Mi Li has just begun her fight for more Asian representation. But thanks to her mother's sacrifice, Kelly was able to study finance before co-founding Organic Media Group in 2018.photosCrazy Rich Asians World PremiereToday, she is using her voice to fight for more Asian representation on both the big and small screen.Broadimage/Shutterstock Thanks to her mother's sacrifice, Kelly was able to study finance before co-founding Organic Media Group in 2018. As the executive producer of Bling Empire, the 35-year-old Chinese American is proud to be part of the very first American reality show with an all-Asian cast. But as season two begins filming, Kelly can't help but look towards the future and express her hope for even more opportunities.