He’s white, lives in a predominantly white neighborhood, and went to a predominantly white high school.But in many of his photos, he is accompanied by Asian women.“Yes, he has yellow fever,” my friend confirms."Date an Asian chick" has become akin to "Go skydiving" or "Live in New York" in the veritable white guy bucket list.
It’s as if the Chinese are so foreign it doesn't count.
In the UK, Sherry Fang, a 26-year-old British Chinese student, tells me she's had strangers say to her “you look just like his ex, she was also Chinese”, and argues it would be wholly inappropriate if she were black or Indian.
They took Bruce Lee from us and now they are doing it all over again. Those girls must be total sluts." Interesting stuff.
My friend scrolls through the photos of a man on Facebook.
But it's subtle, and of course, few would admit to surfing online dating sites for Chinese women, yet when the only girls they date are Chinese, then the probabilities are in their favour.