It’s been a good three years since the hit rom-com Crazy Rich Asians took the world by storm. If you’ve been waiting for the sequel, which has been delayed due to the ongoing pandemic, perhaps there’s something else that can satiate you in the meantime.
Bling Empire is a new show on Netflix that also features a wealthy group of Asians—except they are real-life people based in Los Angeles and not just onscreen characters.
Ready to make this frivolous series your next Netflix binge? Here are six facts about the show that you should know:
1. Yes, it’s an actual show featuring real-life crazy rich Asians
The cast of characters is indeed a group of super-wealthy Asians and Asian-Americans who have amassed their fortunes in various ways. They are real-life friends who agreed to star in this show together—so it’s not a group of random people who are just getting to know each other before the cameras.