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'How I Met Your Mother' creators apologize for 'racist' Kung Fu episode

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"How I Met Your Mother" actor Josh Radnor dons a Fu Manchu mustache in a recent episode described by the showrunners as an homage to kung fu movies. CBS

This week, the creators of the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" became the latest to apologize for their portrayals of Asians. The mea culpa came after Asian-American viewers voiced their outrage on Twitter.

RELATED: #HowIMetYourRacism: How Asian-Americans on Twitter are telling Hollywood to back off

KPCC's Josie Huang says there've been a growing number of instances where Asian-Americans are using the Internet call out stereotyping in the media. 

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