“The Mango Bride” author slams NBC for Filipino mail order bride sitcom

Palanca Award-winning author Marivi Soliven joined BA via Skype to give her take on NBC’s plan to develop a sitcom featuring a mail order bride from the Philippines called “Mail Order Family”. Soliven’s most recent novel “The Mango Bride” shines a spotlight on the exploitation of Filipino mail order brides in America. She launched an online petition on change.org that aims to block NBC’s controversial show.


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