Ken Jeong: "BET Gave Me So Much Love"

The Hangover III star on stereotypes and stand-up.

Posted: 05/20/2013 09:15 AM EDT

Still often referred to as "that funny Asian guy" from films like Knocked Up and The Hangover, Ken Jeong actually got his start in a surprising place. The actor and comedian participated in BET's Comic View for three years in a row, and credits the experience with giving him his start in Hollywood. 

In our exclusive video, the star of The Hangover III talks to us about Asian stereotypes in movies and his early days in stand-up.

Check out Ken in The Hangover III, in theaters on May 23. 

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