Michelle Yeoh doesn’t mind Andrea Riseborough’s Best Actress nomination

Although this year’s Best Actress Oscar race has unpredictable And controversialleader Duong Tu Quynh did not believe anything unusual had happened. In an interview with BBC Today, the Everything Anywhere All At Once The star commented on the controversy surrounding her best actress nomination Andrea Riseboroughabnormal To Leslie campaign.

“The Academy prides itself on having rules and playing by the rules, and if [cheating them] it’s easy, it’s been done before,” Yeoh said. “We are always evolving on how to protect our integrity, and I am very confident that we will continue to do so.”

Riseborough burst into conversation about the Academy Award for Best Actress — and finally got a nomination — thanks to her Last minute campaign, unique and well thought out for her work in the previously little known indie film Dear Lelie, a film that grossed $27,000 at the box office. The grassroots word-of-mouth campaign for the “small movie with a big heart” attracted A-list actors including Kate Winslet, Demi MooreAnd Edward Norton champion for Riseborough’s performance on social media during Oscar voting week. Riseborough’s campaign proved to be a success, earning her a surprise best actress spot, alongside Yeoh, Cate Blanchette, Ana de ArmasAnd Michelle Williamsand lead to remarkable of the locks are said to be likeQueen‘S viola davis And until‘S Danielle Deadwyler. After the insults, until manager Chinonye Chukwu appealed to the Academy for “unwavering hatred for black women.”

The Academy has made an official assessment of Riseborough’s operation and decided not cancel her nomination, but noted that it discovered “disturbing social media and outreach advocacy tactics.” As a result, the Academy is said to be looking into “whether there is a need for a change in guidance in the new era of social media and digital communications.”

“I love [Viola and Danielle] to the extreme and wish we all got Oscars, but it’s tough. It took me 40 years to even get a nomination,” Yeoh said in the interview. Yeoh is the first self-proclaimed Asian-American woman to receive a nomination for best actress at the Institute Awards. (British Indian actress Merle Oberon hid her Asian roots when she was nominated for best actress in 1935.) “Every actor and actress has a heart. and their souls into these films and you don’t necessarily think you’ll be nominated,” she continued.

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