Posted on January 19, 2022

Suni Lee Says She’s ‘Received So Much Hate’ for Interracial Relationship With Jaylin Smith

Scott Stump, Today, January 5, 2022

Olympic gold medalist Suni Lee says she has received “so much hate” from the Hmong American community regarding her interracial relationship with boyfriend Jaylin Smith.


Lee then responded on Dec. 30 to a Tiktok video posted by user alixphom, who identifies himself as “half Hmong,” that showed support {snip}


“I know that Sunisa will be judged by certain eyes in the Hmong Community because her man is Black,” he wrote {snip}

Lee, who is a freshman at Auburn University, then responded in the comments {snip}

{snip} “I’ve recieved so much hate😭 they support me when it’s beneficial for them never when it comes to my happiness. {snip}”