Cameron Crowe's apology for casting Emma Stone as Asian


After sharp criticism for "whitewashing" Aloha, Cameron Crowe has posted an apology on his website, The Uncool.

I have heard your words and your disappointment, and I offer you a heart-felt apology to all who felt this was an odd or misguided casting choice. As far back as 2007, Captain Allison Ng was written to be a super-proud ¼ Hawaiian who was frustrated that, by all outward appearances, she looked nothing like one…Emma Stone was chief among those who did tireless research, and if any part of her fine characterization has caused consternation and controversy, I am the one to blame.

For the full apology, click here.