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  • Hey guys!

  • RHPC: Hi!

  • RHPC: Hi!

  • Ryan: The hell...

  • Start this over real quick

  • Hey guys!

  • So by now I'm sure you've already heard about all the drama and controversy

  • Around, you know, Steve Harvey, and making the jokes about Asian men

  • Basically he made some jokes on his show about asian men and

  • how they are not attractive.

  • And this is what it looked like

  • Do you like asian men, no

  • Thank you

  • And obviously there was a lot of drama that followed

  • there was two different sides of people

  • either, you know, attacking Steve Harvey, saying he's racist for making those jokes.

  • Or people actually defending him and saying, you know, he's a comedian

  • and Asians need to learn to just take a joke.

  • And even though I'm Asian and I should

  • be biased, when I really thought about it,

  • I wasn't personally offended by what he said

  • I'm not saying what he said was

  • right, I'm just saying for me personally

  • I-I don't get offended by things like that

  • I've been hearing it my whole life!

  • Obviously I can see why Asians were

  • offended and they are upset about this

  • and I have to admit, I was upset too, but

  • probably for a completely different reason.

  • I wasn't upset by the fact that

  • he was saying Asian men are unattractive.

  • I was upset for just two reasons.

  • First of all, the double standard that exists when it

  • comes to making racist jokes.

  • Like in our society, it's almost OK to make jokes about

  • Asians like this. I mean could you imagine

  • if we switch the roles and we have an

  • Asian man playing Steve Harvey and said

  • the things that he said but about black

  • people on national television?

  • "Excuse me do you like black men?"

  • "No. Thank you"

  • *People laughing*

  • Yeah. I'm pretty sure that Asian guy's career would be over

  • and he'd probably be getting death threats

  • he'd probably not be able to book another job

  • there would be significantly more outrage

  • than there was about this Steve Harvey thing

  • but since this joke was about Asians

  • it's not as big of a deal

  • Because, you know it's just a joke.

  • I mean Asians are like the punchbags of society.

  • I could understand if this was, like, the first time

  • that this ever happened in mainstream media

  • But let's be real, these kinds of things happen to Asians all the time

  • I mean, remember during Linsanity and ESPN wrote about Jeremy Lin

  • and they titled the article "A Chink In The Armor"?

  • Obviously making reference to the fact that Jeremy is Asian?

  • and yes there was a lot of outrage for that

  • I'm not denying that

  • still, again, there was still people defending the fact that it was a joke.

  • But my point is the fact that anybody would

  • actually think it's okay to title an article "A Chink In the Armor,"

  • when you know it's a non-communal sports related article.

  • Is kind of ridiculous

  • I mean the word 'chink' is basically like the 'N' word for Asians

  • You think anybody would dare to publish the article

  • if they switched out the word 'chink' with the 'N' word?

  • Of course not, because society and mainstream media

  • has taught us that it's not okay to make black jokes

  • but it is okay to make Asian jokes.

  • And Steve Harvey is a comedian, it's his job.

  • In fact, if I had to list my favorite black comedians, you know from greatest to worst, Steve Harvey wouldn't be the last one.

  • You know, I'd probably start, the top of the list, with like David Chappelle,

  • Eddie Murphy, Wayne Brady, Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Donald Glover, Brady Mack,

  • Martin Lawrence, Crazy Morgan, Wanda Sykes, The entire Waynes Family,

  • The Make 7 up yours guy Orlando Jones,

  • The guy that made the "got eem" vine,

  • Bill Cosby, Steve Harvey,

  • and then Bill Cosby,

  • after the rape allegations.

  • So see?

  • Steve is still not at the bottom.

  • HA! GOT EEM!!

  • I mean, let's be real, the guy's funny.

  • When you got jokes that are straight fire

  • like this one:

  • Steve Harvey: "You like asian men? I don't even like chinese food."

  • *ruckus laughter*

  • "I don't eat what I can't pronounce."

  • *more ruckus laughter*

  • *cracks himself up*

  • *Ryan cracks himself up* 'Cause Chinese food is often in another language!

  • See?

  • So sometimes, they pronounce things differently

  • and it-what seems like *laugh break* And what's Steve saying... *more laughing*

  • It's a good joke.

  • The funniest part to me, is that, you know, as a comedian

  • he didn't just laugh at his own joke.

  • He was dying from his own joke.

  • I mean, it looked like it was the funniest joke he's ever told, or heard!

  • Then again, maybe he wasn't even making a joke.

  • I mean, chinese food IS hard to pronounce.

  • And it actually made me kind of curious and I- k- I started thinking, like

  • What would it be like to have someone like Steve Harvey, you know, at, like, a chinese restaurant, for lunch?

  • Steve Harvey: *laughing* I ca- I can't eat anything here

  • I can't pronounce one thing here.

  • W...w...what does this say? "Ching chong ling long"

  • Ryan: It just says spring rolls

  • Steve Harvey: Look at this one- look at this one: swing song pong! *laughing*

  • Ryan: Sweet and sour pork! it's literally 4 English words

  • Steve Harvey: What is it- wha- what is it?

  • Sing hao beng en? sing hao beng en? *laughing*

  • Ryan: It's Chao Mein...

  • Steve harvey: dao plum-pling! Ryan: dumplings.

  • Steve Harvey: pe king roasted duck!

  • Ryan: wait, you might've actually said that one correctly, for-

  • nope. you're on the drink menu. That says Pepsi.

  • Steve: I can't eat one thing from this entire country

  • Ryan: If you can't even pronounce those, there's nothing you can eat in this entire world!

  • Steve: Entire world? More like entire runnerup!

  • Ryan: What?

  • Steve Harvey: Yeah, I can't eat anything from this planet let alone any other planet in this entire runnerup!

  • Ryan: are you trying to say 'universe'?

  • Steve: Oho ho yeah! My bad, I always mix universe and runnerup!

  • Soo, I guess we, just won't eat lunch, then huh?

  • Steve: Hey, how 'bout we just go to kuhfuk?

  • Ryan: umm, what?

  • Steve: Yeah, kuhfuk! It's easy to pronounce so we can just go eat at kuhfuk, if you want.

  • Ryan: Are you swearing at me, right now?

  • Steve Harvey: No, the restaurant.

  • You know kuhfuk. They have, like those gravy, mashed potatoes, corn,

  • you know those big ol' bucket of uh, uh chick fried chicken, with the white and red stripes and that picture of that old guy Colonel Bernie Sanders on it.

  • You mean, KFC?

  • Steve: Wow. I cannot believe you just said that.

  • Ryan: Wait, what? You're the one that sa-

  • Steve Harvey: Just because I'm black you just assume I like KFC? You racist!

  • That was a horrible Steve Harvey impression, I know

  • I apologize, and I know that wasn't a good joke to end on either.

  • So, I apologize for that, too.

  • See, but at least I admit when I have bad jokes.

  • *Crowd and Ryan laugh*

  • Now I should also say that Steve actually did apologize already.

  • It was a typical PR apology that every celebrity does when they mess up.

  • And you know he doesn't really mean it because you know when

  • The backlash first started coming, he literally said this:

  • "They're kinda beating me up on the internet right now for no reason, but"

  • "Ya know, that's life, ain't it?"

  • Leave Steve Harvey Alone!

  • But anyway, overall

  • Either Steve Harvey was making a lame, tasteless, overused joke

  • that Asians have been hearing all their lives.

  • Or, he actually meant what he said and he really does believe that, you know, women aren't attracted to Asian males

  • It's one or the other, and we all can agree that it was just a bad, tasteless joke.

  • Because, we know he's not a racist. I mean

  • he just had a meeting with the president of the United States

  • So how can he be racist?

  • But all jokes aside, I decided to actually do my own research and

  • uh, see if you know maybe Steve was on to something. Maybe women don't

  • like Asian men.

  • So what I did is what any logical person on the internet would do:

  • Taking it to the streets.

  • Oh! Excuse me miss could I ask you a few questions? I'll only take five minutes.

  • Gonna ask you a few simple questions

  • Alright first question

  • If you had to pick between these two individuals who would you consider to be more attractive? A or B?

  • Probably B

  • A or B?

  • I'm gonna have to go with B.

  • I would go with B.

  • What the heck? I'm not gay man.

  • In terms of attractiveness, like who would you?

  • I like the Walking Dead so-

  • B?

  • B, yeah.

  • If you had one of these two individuals, who would you go on a date with, A or B?

  • B

  • I'm gonna have to go with B again.

  • Of course B, I love John Cho!

  • Are you serious? I mean, I guess B?

  • Which one would you consider to be sexier? A or B?

  • Um...B?

  • I'd go with B.

  • Definitely B.

  • Dude I don't know bro, B I guess?

  • If you were to come across one of these next two people randomly on the street right now, who are you most likely to kiss?

  • Um...

  • A

  • A

  • A for sure!

  • I'm gonna have to go with A.

  • Are you sure?

  • Yeah... That's a definite A.

  • So yeah the findings were inconclusive. Probably just have to try again another time

  • *Ryan whispers* Stupid girls...

  • TEEHEE!

Hey guys!

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