Harry Shum Jr. and more celebs urge public to support Asian restaurants with #TakeOutHate

As the U.S. continues to grapple with the

pandemic, Asian restaurants are suffering

a loss of business as a result of racism.

According to Restaurant Business, approximately half of the country’s

Chinese restaurants shut down in April.

In an effort to empower Asian restaurants during this time, actor Harry Shum Jr., comedian Jenny Yang and other celebrities...

have come together to launch

the #TakeOutHate campaign.

In a recent video released on WhyUseMSG.com, Shum and Yang, along with celebrity chef Gail Simmons and comedian Margaret Cho….

urge viewers to fight anti-Asian

discrimination by buying takeout

from Asian businesses.

The initiative encourages the public to order from Asian restaurants and share photos of their meals with the hashtag #TakeOutHate