Constance Wu attends the Met Gala in New York on May 6. Photo: AP

Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu won’t lose role on Fresh Off the Boat despite expletive-filled outburst on show’s renewal

  • Studio executive says there has been ‘no thought’ of recasting Wu’s role as mother in sitcom about Taiwanese-American family
  • Actress faced backlash after posting tweets suggesting she was unhappy that show was picked up for sixth season
Topic |   Crazy Rich Asians

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Constance Wu attends the Met Gala in New York on May 6. Photo: AP
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Randall Park and Constance Wu in a scene from Fresh Off the Boat. Wu tweeted her apparent disappointment the show had been renewed, prompting a tide of negative comments. Photo: Nicole Wilder/ABC/AP

Constance Wu was ‘literally crying’ after Fresh Off the Boat got renewed, and her apology made things worse

  • Crazy Rich Asians actress posted expletive-laden tweets that suggested she was upset at TV show about a Taiwanese immigrant family getting a sixth season
  • Tide of negative reactions led her to explain she had intended working on a different project, but her apparent reference to MeToo movement drew fresh outrage
Topic |   Crazy Rich Asians

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Randall Park and Constance Wu in a scene from Fresh Off the Boat. Wu tweeted her apparent disappointment the show had been renewed, prompting a tide of negative comments. Photo: Nicole Wilder/ABC/AP
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