Actress Constance Wu, an Adweek cover star and a rising force in television and film, is at the center of attention going into upfronts week, and it’s for all the wrong reasons.
“So upset right now that I’m literally crying,” Wu began in a series of tweets following the announcement.
Fuck.” In another tweet that quickly followed the previous two, she wrote, “Fucking hell.”
So upset right now that I’m literally crying.
— Constance Wu (@ConstanceWu) May 10, 2019
One might assume from these tweets that Fresh Off the Boat had been canceled, but in fact, ABC announced on May 10, the same day as the tweets, that the series was being renewed for a sixth season, making Wu’s profanity-laced tweets all the more confounding.