Michelle Yeoh has only one word for her historic victory: “Fk”.
The ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ actress received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actress in a Leading Role at Sunday night’s show, making history as the first Asian woman to win a leading film actor award.
SAG-AFTRA also confirmed to The Post that “Everything Everywhere All At Once” has “received the most SAG Awards for a film” in history.
“I think if I speak, my heart will explode,” she began her acceptance speech, which was peppered with hilarious expletives.
She thanked SAG-AFTRA for the award, saying they “understand what it means to come here.”
“Each of you knows the journey, the roller coaster ride, the ups and downs, but the most important thing is that we never give up,” continued the 60-year-old. “Thank you for your love and support.”
“I know I have a right to deal with Titans,” added a very nervous Yeoh. “S–t. F–k.”
But not only her, but also “every little girl who looks like me”, she thanked in her speech and thanked for a “seat at the table”.
Earlier in the evening, honoree Jamie Lee Curtis Yeoh gave her own acceptance speech to thank her for an outstanding performance by a female actress in a supporting role.
“Where’s Michelle Yeoh?” Curtis, who gave Yeoh a kiss after she received her award, addressed the star-studded sea of nominees. “I say ‘Michelle,’ you say ‘Yeoh!'”
Her scream began with a “Michelle Yeoh” chant, expressing her love for her talented co-star, who she claims is the reason she even got her role in Everything Everywhere All At Once. accepted.
The film won the SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Earlier in the evening, Ke Huy Quan received an award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
The former ‘Goonies’ actor also made history as the first Asian man to win a SAG Award for his role in a film.
“This is a really emotional moment for me,” he said. “Recently I was told that if I had won tonight I would be the first ever Asian actor to win in this category. When I heard that, I quickly realized that this moment is no longer just mine. It also belongs to everyone who asked for change.”
“When I retired from acting it was because there were so few opportunities and tonight we’re celebrating here,” he continued. “The landscape now looks so different than before. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to these changes. Many thanks to SAG-AFTRA for this truly prestigious honor.”
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