Written by Matt Fernandez, Variety, 10 Dec 2017
The Asian-American community celebrated a memorable night on Saturday at the 16th Annual Unforgettable Gala in Los Angeles.
The event celebrates prominent members of the Asian-American community whose work has helped advance their culture in Hollywood and beyond. This year, the celebration honored actors Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park with the BMW Ultimate Drive award, actress and rapper Awkwafina with the female breakout award, and Ross Butler with the male breakout award. Actor Justin Chon and Dr. Mike Hong were honored, as well as snowboarder Chloe Kim and agency and marketing executive Ted Chung. Leonardo Nam and Maggie Q were named actor and actress of the year.
On the red carpet, Butler said that Asian-Americans in Hollywood are on the “edge of something great as far as representation.”
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