"I fought back tears of humiliation, grabbed my things, and never looked back," the "Shang-Chi" actor said.
Liu quipped that he got to play Marvel superhero Shang-Chi because of a polite tweet.
The gig was far removed from the "international prestige" of the runway, the "Shang-Chi" star said.
The Marvel actor followed his box office hit with a smashing success on the mound.
The Marvel blockbuster had the second-highest opening for any film released during the pandemic, trailing only "Black Widow."
"We are the underdog; the underestimated. We are the ceiling-breakers," the actor wrote.
The first look at the upcoming blockbuster starring Simu Liu is here.
The “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” actor responded gracefully to a YouTube video targeting his appearance.
While white male superheroes have dominated our notions of patriotism and fighting for the greater good, Liu's Shang-Chi could shake up the industry.