‘Fresh Off The Boat’ alum Constance Wu claims in her upcoming memoir that she was sexually harassed by senior members of the production team for the now-defunct ABC sitcom .
Wu also said that during the show’s first season in 2015, a man would “require her to run all business matters in front of him, tell her what to wear,” etc. He claims to have exhibited dominant behavior.
“‘Fresh Off the Boat’ was my first TV show,” Wu told the publication. “I was thrown into this world. I don’t have parents in the industry. People thought I knew what I was doing because I was her 30. It was me made delusional and embarrassing.
The star, who played matriarch Jessica Huang on the show, says things took a physical turn when she and the producer attended a sporting event together. , eventually his hand grazed her crotch.”
Wu claimed she asked him to stop, and the two later swept the alleged affair under the rug.
During a panel discussion at the Atlantic Festival in Washington DC on Friday, Wu elaborated on her decision to speak out about the alleged wrongdoing.
“I was very tight-lipped about the many sexual harassment and threats I received during the first two seasons of the show. I learned to say “no” to harassment and threats. Producer,” she said. per variety.
“And I thought, ‘You know what? We don’t need to tarnish the reputation of this Asian-American producer. We don’t need to tarnish the reputation of the show.'”
‘Fresh Off the Boat’ ended its six-season run in February 2020.
ABC did not immediately respond to Page Six’s request for comment and declined to comment to the NYT. proposed.
Wu wrote her book while out of the public eye.She took a three-year break from social media after facing backlash for tweeting about her ‘I’m so upset’ and ‘I’m literally crying’ About the 2019 renewal of “Fresh Off the Boat”.
she too attempted suicide before a friend steps in to save her life.
“Fortunately, a friend found me and took me to the ER. “I have put my career aside to focus on my mental health for the next few years. AsAm doesn’t talk enough about mental health.”
Wu added that her next memoir would be her own “not always the most flattering”.
“The truth is, I’m restless, I’m not graceful, I’m not perfect. I’m emotional. I make mistakes…a lot of ‘them! ‘” she concluded. “After some time away from Hollywood and a lot of therapy, I feel okay coming back here (at least for a little while). I decided it was my duty to muster up the courage to share my story and help others.”
Wu previously said her negative reaction to the ‘FOTB’ update was because it meant “I had to give up on another project that I was really passionate about.” In an August 2019 interview, he further clarified the intent behind the tweet. los angeles times, He calls himself “Dramatic”.
“Making a Scene” hits stores in October. Four.
If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally or considering suicide, call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255).