Lauren Tsai, star of high-school comedy Moxie, on why she quit modelling industry in Japan

Chinese-American actress Lauren Tsai. PHOTO: LAURENTSAI/INSTAGRAM
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LOS ANGELES - Chinese-American actress, illustrator and model Lauren Tsai co-stars with Amy Poehler in the comedy film Moxie, which debuts on Netflix on Wednesday (March 3) and tells the story of a group of high school girls' feminist awakening.

The 22-year-old - a breakout star of the Japanese reality series Terrace House: Aloha State (2016 to 2017) and superhero drama Legion (2019) - tells The Straits Times she had a similar realisation of her own that made her quit the sexist modelling industry in Japan.

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