Historian's Take

What Is The Asian Himbo And Why Is This Character So Popular

Episode 3 | 10m 30s  | Video has closed captioning.

There’s a new type of character in Hollywood: The Asian Himbo. These hunky male characters who are sweet but not the brightest bulbs have come a long way from stereotypes that date all the way back to the 1800s. We break down how Hollywood’s least sexy character went from completely undesirable to leading love interest.

Aired: 05/09/22

Rating: NR


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