Crazy Rich Asians massive title Constance Wu supplied an apology — and an explanation — on Saturday for her slew of mad tweets and comments a day earlier about the renewal of her TV showcase Fresh Off The Boat.
“I admire FOTB,” she wrote in a bid. “I modified into once temporarily upset the day outdated to this now not bc I disfavor the showcase but bc its renewal intended I needed to present up one other mission that I modified into once in actuality obsessed on. So my dismayed social media replies were extra about that other mission and now not about FOTB.”
Wu had unnerved fans of the ABC sitcom with a sequence of messages on social media after the showcase modified into once renewed for a sixth season.
“So upset fine now that I’m literally crying. Ugh. Fuck,” she wrote in a single message.
“Fucking hell,” she wrote in a single other.
After a fan spoke back, “Congrats on your renewal! Giant info :),” Wu replied bluntly, “No it’s now not.”
When Fresh Off the Boat’s professional Instagram memoir posted a converse of the solid with info of the reneweal, Wu also commented “Hate” on the converse.
Some fans speculated that Wu modified into once mad she would be required to advance to TV after the blockbuster success of Crazy Rich Asians, while others dubbed her remarks insensitive to struggling actors, as well to the remaining of the Fresh Off The Boat solid and crew.
Representatives for ABC and Twentieth Century Fox, which produces the showcase, told BuzzFeed Files they’d no commentary on Wu’s phrases.
The actor tried to account for herself leisurely Friday, tweeting that she had had “a rough day” and modified into once “sick timed w/the data of the showcase.”
Nonetheless in her bid on Saturday, she admitted that her public arouse modified into once to assemble with the showcase’s renewal this ability that she would comprise give up one other unnamed mission “that can comprise challenged [her] as an artist.”
She described her work on Fresh Off The Boat as “fun and straightforward and beautiful,” but talked about she’s pushed to “artistic challenges/difficulties over success/happiness.”
Wu talked about she regretted and modified into once sorry that her phrases were insensitive to actors who would possibly perchance perchance perchance handiest dream of starring in a community comedy.
“My phrases and sick-timing were insensitive to of us which would possibly perchance be struggling, especially insensitive pondering the indisputable truth that I at likelihood of be in that battle too,” she wrote. “I assemble remorse that advert it wasn’t nice and I’m sorry for that.”
She credited Fresh Off The Boat with affording her profession alternatives, but conceded to having mixed feelings about the showcase’s return.
“Other folks will lend a hand conflicting feelings of their hearts — that war is a ingredient of being human,” she wrote. “So I can both like the showcase/solid/crew but on the identical time be dissatisfied that I misplaced the different unrelated job.”
She ended her bid with what looked as if it would be a muddled reference to the #MeToo motion, making exhaust of the slogan “deem women folks” as she entreated fans to deem that she modified into once telling the truth about her feelings.
Be taught her corpulent bid below: