It gets better. Trust us, it really does. Actress Constance Wu has said she attempted suicide nearly three years ago following a backlash on social media. In 2019, the Fresh Off the Boat star tweeted a swearword-filled complaint after the sitcom was renewed for a sixth season. Here’s what you need to know.
Wu said the next day that she made the posts while “temporarily upset,” adding that the extension meant abandoning another project she was passionate about. Returning to social media after nearly three years, the Golden Globes-nominated actress said she experienced “severe internet shaming” and learned from a fellow actress of Asian descent that she had become “a plague on the Asian-American community.” .”
Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu admits she attempted suicide
Wu, also known for the popular films Hustlers and Crazy Rich Asians, said she then attempted suicide but a friend took her to the hospital. “I started to feel like I didn’t deserve to live anymore. that I was a disgrace [Asian Americans]’ she wrote on Twitter.
Many Twitter users supported Wu after her reveal on Friday, and her post was shared nearly 10,000 times. She revealed she’s spent the last few years away from Hollywood and social media to attend therapy and focus on her mental health. She has also written a collection of essays.
“[Asian Americans] don’t talk enough about mental health. While we’re quick to celebrate representation wins, there’s a lot of avoidance related to the more troubling issues within our community,” she said.
She added that her forthcoming book, titled Making a Scene, is a way to help people “speak about the uncomfortable things” and “open pathways to healing.”
However, Wu also stars in a new Amazon Prime Video action-thriller series, The Terminal List, alongside Chris Pratt and Taylor Kitsch.
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