Arden Cho has revealed that she is the victim of a racially motivated attack.
The 35 -year-old Teen Wolf actress took to her Instagram on Thursday( April 1) to detail how a guy started screaming racist obscenities at her while she was walking her puppy Chewy, echoing how the man said he was going to” motherf-king kill” her and her” f-king bird-dog .”
” This along with other indecencies were screamed at me when I was outside stroll my dog last night ,” Arden wrote.” I haven’t been this scared in years, he was couple feet away& started coming towards me. I grabbed Chewy and ran as fast as I could. I’m not crying anymore but I’m still scared, I’m still shaking .”
Arden went on to share how scared “shes been” these past several months, amid the rise in Asian and Pacific Islander hate crimes.
” I used to run at night, I haven’t ran in months ,” Arden continued.” I still have to walk my dog, so I carry a knife when we go out at night. I know how to fight but I still don’t feel safe. I’m young& fit, I shouldn’t be scared but I am .”
Arden then said that all of the racially motivated assaults across the country have brought back” all my trauma” she experienced as a child.
” All my trauma as a kid has been coming back as I’m watching our elders get beaten and killed him. I’ve been kicked in the face till I was unconscious and hospitalized, I was simply small children ,” Arden recalled.” I didn’t realize how much that occurrence shaped my life. How much fear I’ve always lives with .”
In the post’s caption, Arden entreat people to” please #StopAsianHate ,” adding that her momma is “so scared to walk outside.”
” Please, please #StopAsianHate I can’t breathe. It feels like I’m 10 again& I’m being kicked to demise ,” Arden wrote.” My mom called me& I couldn’t help but start crying again. She’s so scared to walk outside, even in the day time. I’m sorry mommy. She wants me to be strong. So I’ll try. Please help us .”
Just recently, this Asian-American actor dedicated an impassioned speech to end all of the anti-Asian violence.
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