“The next time we do that bit, we absolutely won’t involve or use any of those foods,” Mr. Corden said. “Our show is a show about joy and light and love. We don’t want to make a show to upset anybody.”

Mr. Corden’s staff did not respond to requests for comment for this article.

“We’re in a kind of cultural moment where bits like this one exist with this increasing acceptance of cultural foods,” said Alison Alkon, a professor at the University of the Pacific. “We’re kind of in this Ping-Pong dialectic.”

Using food to prompt a response of disgust,

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A petition to cancel James Corden’s “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” segment on CBS’ “The Late Late Show” has amassed nearly 40,000 signatures after TikTok and Instagram influencer Kim Saira, 24, said the segment ridicules traditionally Asian food.

After the petition gained traction on social media earlier this month, Saira announced that supporters can join an event outside Corden’s studio in Los Angeles on Thursday to eat Asian food and protest for a change to the show.

The “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” segment has been popular on “The Late Late Show” for the last five

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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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For years, 24-year-old California resident Kim Saira watched James Corden on “The Late Late Show” on CBS and enjoyed his comedy.

“I thought you know he was funny, he had like good content on his show,” she told TODAY Food. But that feeling shifted changed last year when she watched an old segment from the show called “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts.”

In the recurring segment, Corden presents his celebrity guests with foods he calls “gross” or “horrific” in the description. But Saira saw one clip and was horrified.

“I noticed that one of the foods that he

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James Corden is facing a backlash this week with thousands of people signing a petition seeking to cancel a “culturally insensitive” segment on his show.

On The Late Late Show, there’s a recurring segment called “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” in which the host’s celebrity guests are given the option of eating “gross” foods or answering a personal question.

The specific clip that prompted the petition appears to have originally aired in 2016 and has more than 27 million views on YouTube. It shows Corden and fellow TV personality Jimmy Kimmel asking each other difficult questions or

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