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'Fresh Off the Boat' writer Eddie Huang slams ABC comedy hit
'Fresh Off the Boat' writer Eddie Huang slams ABC comedy hit

It's hardly rare for writers to be unhappy with how Hollywood interprets their books, but they typically cash the checks and keep their gripes to themselves. Then there's Eddie Huang. Huang, the celebrity chef whose memoir forms the basis for ABC's comedy “Fresh Off the Boat,” went off on a Twitter rant this week about the show, which mines laughs from a Taiwanese American family struggling to adapt to U.S. suburbia in the mid-1990s. Huang tweeted that he “stood by” the show initially but that “it got so far from the truth that I don't recognize my own life.” He slammed the show as “artificial.” “I'm happy...

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