This 'Crazy Rich Asians' Twitter thread is making the internet emotional

The film 'Crazy Rich Asians' has taken Hollywood by storm and its success has had quite an impact on Asian writers.

On Friday night, Kimberly Yam - the Asian Voices editor for The Huffington Post - took to Twitter and launched a thread explaining why the film means so much to her.

The emotional journey had Twitter in tears and the responses to it were heartwarming:

It seems that Crazy Rich Asians is having a similar impact as Black Panther had.

Who knew that positive representation in films would matter so much?

Literally everyone knows this - apart from people who make films, it seems. A prime example being the casting of Jack Whitehall - a straight, white man - as an openly gay character by Disney.

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