Joanne Kam on Smashing Stereotypes, Facing Up to Body Shaming

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Joanne Kam on Smashing Stereotypes, Facing Up to Body Shaming

Joanne speaks to AWANI Review’s Cynthia Ng on facing up to stereotypes in showbiz and her sideways swipe of issues on size and body shaming.

Risque, loud and exaggerated are words synonymous with Joanne Kam Poh Poh in the public eye. But that’s quite far from the truth when one sits across this self-effacing comedian and all-round entertainer. A lot of times people forget that Joanne on stage is very different from the Joanne off stage. I needed to be that big character. Because it is a show and I’m a showgirl This is why Joanne’s upcoming one woman comedy special, La La Lian, is a...

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