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Constance Wu explains unhappy response to her sitcom renewal

Constance Wu explains unhappy response to her sitcom renewal

Crazy Rich Asians' star Constance Wu is clearing up the situation around her "dismayed" social media response to Fresh Off the Boat that left many scratching their heads - the one where she exclaimed "f-ing hell" to the news that her ABC show was renewed for a sixth season.

In a series of tweets following the renewal news, Wu made it clear that she wasn't celebrating.

In a lengthy statement posted on her Twitter page Saturday, the actress said she loves her ABC sitcom but she was "temporarily upset yesterday" because the other project "would have challenged me as an artist".

Later on Friday Wu shifted gears again, explaining the earlier messages came on "the heels of rough day & were ill timed w/the news of the show". She also said that, despite the way it appeared, the comments were not about Fresh Off the Boat's renewal. Reps for ABC and 20th Television declined to comment.

Wu saw her stardom soar in the a year ago with her lead role in "Crazy Rich Asians", a major hit that got her a Golden Globe nomination. Wu wrote that playing her character Jessica Huang was "fun and easy and pleasant". I say fuck a lot. I love the cast&crew. But I understand how that could feel interconnected and could get muddled. "It's meaningful when you make the choice to believe women", she said. Plz know, Im so grateful for FOTB [Fresh Off the Boat] renewal. Constance Wu didn't appear to be one of them - at least for a couple of hours on Friday (Saturday NZ time). "I'm going to pretend I didn't see that because I love Constance and fresh off the boat". She added she was "so grateful" for the Season 6 pickup and was "proud to be a part" of the cast. We do know that she was "tens of thousands of dollars in debt" by her own admittance prior to landing her role on Fresh Off the Boat.

As Wu received a mix of both shocked and supportive responses, including some speculating that the renewal may impede her blossoming film career, she tweeted that she wasn't on "a rampage", just that she frequently uses that expletive. "For all the fans support, thank u & for all who support my casual use of the word f-- thank u too", she concluded.

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