This Lorde Royals Parody Examines Racial Stereotypes in Film

By: Jana Pijak - Nov 27, 2014
References: youtube & buzzfeed
If you're a fan of catchy pop music, you'll appreciate this Lorde Royals Parody by YouTube user TessTubeBaby. The Asian-American actress examines racial stereotypes and typecasting in films and pokes fun at media's portrayal of certain demographics,

TessTubeBaby's musical rant examines specific roles that get associated with actors of a certain race. Some of the examples mentioned include the Asian actress role of the 'nerdy best friend' or African-American women's stereotypical role of the 'sassy friend' or 'the kindhearted nanny'.

While this Lorde Royals Parody is pretty funny in its tone, the video's subject matter is all too real in Hollywood. This clip addresses common stereotypes and encourages the film industry to stop typecasting actors based on their race.