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Lisa Chan, the Actress in Pete Hoekstra's Racist Campaign Ad

Posted: Feb 14, 2012

 Ever since Michigan Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra's racist campaign ad and its awful accompanying website assaulted the masses, one of the nagging questions has been about the Asian actress, aka "yellowgirl," who participated in shooting this godawful commercial. Who the heck is she?

The actress in question is named Lisa Chan. She's 21, from the Bay Area, graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in sociology, founded a nonprofit organization for at-risk youth, and recently competed as the reigning Miss Napa Valley in the 2012 Miss California USA pageant.

She's also a part-time model/actress who just added an extremely unfortunate credit to her resume.

The details about her identity are out there, slowly trickling in.

Read more here.



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