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'K-Town' Gets Its Own Reality Show With A Hard-Partying, Foul-Mouthed, Purse-Throwing Cast

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By Valerie Chen

Step aside, Snooki and the Situation—it’s time for the West Coast to showcase its own loud and inebriated young population against the backdrop of Koreatown.

"K-Town" a (supposedly) unscripted reality show hosted by the YouTube channel LOUD and produced by Tyrese Gibson, follows eight Asian-Americans in their adventures of drinking, fighting and partying at nightclubs such as the Belasco.

The colorful ensemble already has their parts explicitly assigned to them in this teaser:

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There's the joker, the troublemaker, the sweetheart, the party animal, the entertainer, the bad-ass and the heartbreaker. Last but not least, there's Violet the "drama queen" who "doesn't need big tits and makeup like all you ugly bitches."

Watch a clip of a "typical night in K-Town" for an idea of the cursing, bilingual yelling and purse-throwing that we're in for:

Each episode will be about 10 minutes, and the first episode premieres this Wednesday (you can subscribe here).

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We're sure there are others like Angry Asian Man blogger who "can't wait to start watching this train wreck of awesomeness." The show knowingly busts the "model minority" stereotype of Asian-Americans. But it remains to be seen whether the showmakers will strike a balance and avoid the pitfalls of the heavily-criticized (and locally-based) reality show "Shahs of Sunset," which critics called racist and exploitative.

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