Constance Wu Admits Her Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Comments Were 'Dramatic'

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Constance Wu is opening up about her controversial views on Fresh Off the Boat being renewed for Season 6. 

The actress chatted to the Los Angeles Times about what she describes as a "Twitter fiasco."

Wu admitted that she can be "dramatic," noting that it comes with the territory of being an actress.

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“I’m an actress — I can be dramatic,” she said.

“I mean, that’s our toolkit, right? I’m dramatic. I’m emotional.”

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The controversy started in May when Wu took to Twitter to complain about the ABC comedy series snagging a renewal for a sixth season. 

"So upset right now that I’m literally crying. Ugh. F–k,” she tweeted. 

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“F–king hell,” she said in a later tweet. She followed that up by responding to a fan who said the renewal was "great news" by saying "No it's not."

As if that wasn't bad enough, she then hit up the official Instagram account for the series, commenting "Dislike" on a post announcing the renewal. 

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Understandably, fans were confused by the whole fiasco, prompting Wu to later open up about what really went down. 

“I was temporarily upset… not because I hate the show but because its renewal meant I had to give up another project that I was really passionate about," she said. 

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"People can hold conflicting feelings in their hearts: I can both love the show/cast/crew but at the same time be disappointed that I lost that other unrelated job.”

Many questioned what the other project could be, and Wu has now revealed that it was a play and not a feature film. 

“There is an expectation of the way that I ought to behave, and not just of perfection but of graciousness,” she shared.

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“And I am grateful. But am I elegant? No. I think I can be verbally eloquent sometimes, but as a human, am I an elegant person? No.”

Case closed, we guess? 

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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Fresh Off the Boat Quotes

Louis: Are you ready to do this?
Mitch:: Not really, I feel like I've told you numerous times, I don't want to do this but all you do is smile and nod.
Louis: [Smiles and nods]
Mitch: You're doing it.
Louis: [Smiles and nods[
Mitch: See, you're doing it

If you get lost, try to find a white family. You will be safe there until I can find you.

Jessica