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13 hilarious reactions to Cameron Crowe’s ridiculous ‘Aloha’ apology

If Asian Americans and Hapas looked like Emma Stone, we wouldn't have this whole diversity problem in Hollywood in the first place. #Aloha

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At this point, we’re all familiar with the fiasco that is Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha.’ From the flak it caught for its title, to the ridiculous casting of Emma Stone as a half-Asian woman, it’s pretty apparent that the once-beloved director of Almost Famous and Jerry MacGuire has screwed up.

'Aloha' is a fiasco. Click To Tweet

Then he issued this naive apology that illustrates that Crowe just doesn’t get it. The reactions on Twitter were, as expected, equally hilarious and insightful. Here are some of the best Tweets.

Twitter had some great reactions to this naive apology. Click To Tweet


I don’t mean to be too down on myself. I mean, at least I didn’t cast Emma Stone as an Asian woman.

— The Surge (@JFSargent) June 3, 2015



My dad fought in Vietnam & said that Emma Stone in Aloha is legit, so chillax liberal 0bamabots.

— rob delaney (@robdelaney) June 3, 2015


To me it’s much more sexist to think Emma Stone would fall in love with Bradley Cooper in 5 minutes & “look in his eyes & see miles of blue”

— Miriam Bale (@mimbale) June 3, 2015



The only thing Chinese about Emma Stone in the movie Aloha is where her outfit is made. #AlohaMovie

— Ed Hill (@kingedhill) May 30, 2015


If Asian Americans and Hapas looked like Emma Stone, we wouldn’t have this whole diversity problem in Hollywood in the first place. #Aloha

— Eugene Lee Yang (@EugeneLeeYang) May 30, 2015



The saddest sentence in all of human history so far? “One ticket to Aloha, please.”

— Damien Fahey (@DamienFahey) May 30, 2015


The movie ‘Aloha’ is so bad, President Obama is now telling everyone he was born in Kenya

— Eli Braden (@EliBraden) May 30, 2015



I’m 90% sure “Aloha” is a Wheat Thins commercial.

— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) May 30, 2015


i already know that i’m going to see both Aloha and Entourage and that i’m going to love Entourage so much more

— pilot (@pilotbacon) May 29, 2015



I’m going to go see the movie Aloha. I’m dying to know if it ends with a hello or a good-bye.

— Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) May 29, 2015


Aloha: putting every white actor into this film couldn’t save it!™

— Sophia Benoit (@1followernodad) May 29, 2015



Does anyone think… now just hear me out… that the bickering Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone “Aloha” characters fall in love…?

— Matt Mitovich (@MattMitovich) May 27, 2015


Shayan Farooq

Shayan Farooq

Shayan was creating mini documentaries profiling Pacific Asian artists for the USC Pacific Asia Museum of Pasadena. You can follow her on Twitter, but not in real life.

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