Constance Wu From “Fresh Off the Boat”

Source: NY Daily News

constance wu fresh off the boat

…“It’s great that ABC is making the show,” says Wu. But in the broader picture, she admits it’s hard not to notice that this is the first show with an Asian lead actress since Margaret Cho’s “All American Girl” in 1994.

“I was watching the Screen Actors Guild awards,” she says, “and they featured a clip from our show to illustrate diversity. I was delighted to see our show, of course, but our show hasn’t even aired yet. If they need to find something that hasn’t even come on the air to show diversity, that tells you how many Asian actors have had lead roles in the last 20 years.”…  Constance Wu

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