TV presenter James Corden has been called out over a racially insensitive joke five years ago on The Late Late Show that mocked “horrific” foods like pig blood curds, chicken feet, and fish smoothies.

While the talk show host recently told Howard Stern his program would no longer use the foods in “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts”, the activist behind the cancel campaign is demanding an on-air apology and payments to Asian Americans.

Californian Kim Saira, 24, began #CancelSpillYourGuts after her TikTok video calling the 2016 segment with Jimmy Kimmel “racist af” went viral with 416,000 views and

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Following an online petition asking that he rework his show’s “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” segment and not refer to Asian delicacies as “really disgusting” and “horrific,” Late Late Show host James Corden says he’ll do just that. In a Howard Stern interview on June 16, the late-night host addressed the controversy, which was sparked by a Change.org petition calling out the interview game — in which celebrity contestants must choose between answering a difficult question or eating a “disgusting” food item — as “incredibly culturally

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A petition demanding “The Late Late Show with James Corden” alter a popular, repeat segment has amassed thousands of signatures after critics accused the bit of being anti-Asian.

Kim Saira, an Asian American artist and influencer, started a Change.org petition earlier this month, criticizing the late night show’s “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” segment and urging the show to make changes or pull it altogether. During “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts,” celebrity guests join Corden at a rotating table where they ask each other hard-hitting questions. Corden and the guest then have the choice to answer

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Viewers of the late night show The Late Late Show with James Corden might be familiar with a regular bit called “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts.” In the segment, Corden and his guest have two options: answer an embarrassingly personal question or eat something that many might find less than appetizing.

In a September 2016 segment, a few of the foods came from Asian cultures, including chicken feet, a thousand year egg (a preserved egg that ages in a mix of ash, rice hulls, and other compounds for weeks to months), and balut (a South Asian street food

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Thousands of people have signed a petition asking late-night host James Corden to give it a rest with a culturally insensitive Late Late Show segment featuring a variety of “gross” foods, many of which happen to be popular in Asian countries.

Called “Spill Your Guts,” the segment gives celebrity guests the option of answering a tough question or consuming one of a handful of food items they’ve been presented with. On a recent episode, fellow late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s spread included balut, fertilized duck eggs popular in Filipino culture, and century eggs, a delicacy in China.

“It’s really disgusting,” Corden

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James Corden has been accused of fuelling “anti-Asian racism” by “continuously mocking” the continent’s food on his talk show.

The Late Late Show host has come under fire for his recurring segment Spill Your Guts in which his celebrity guests, who have included Kim Kardashian, Gordon Ramsay and Chrissy Teigen in the past, are given the option of eating “gross” foods or answering a personal question.

According to editors at British newspaper The Independent

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