I was genuinely shocked by this turn of phrase in the Japan Times, in an article about the reports on Rola’s father’s alleged health insurance fraud [my emphasis]:
Unlike other similarly talent-challenged female model-idols, whether wholly Japanese or mongrel
WTF! She may very well be talent-challenged, and she fair annoys me whenever she appears on telly, but that "mongrel" comment is way out of line! I’ve posted to that effect on JT.