Michelle Yeoh took home the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Everything Everywhere All at Once at the 2023 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night, becoming the first woman of Asian descent to win the award as a single actress.
“I think if I speak my heart will explode,” she said while accepting the award. “SAG-AFTRA to hear that from you who understand what it’s like to come here. Each of you knows the ride, the rollercoaster ride, the ups, and downs. But the most important thing is that we never give up. I appreciate it.”
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“Thank you for your love, your support, because I know I face titans,” she continued, trying to hold back tears.” This isn’t just for me, it’s for all girls who look like me.”
Yeoh continued to yell at Sally Field, who said “all the right things because we’re here, because we love what we do, and we’re never going to stop because we really love it.”But thank you for giving me a seat at the table because so many of us need it. We want to be seen; We want to be heard and tonight you showed us it’s possible to thank you and my mother will forever. (Hollywood Reporter)
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This win for the Crazy Rich Asians actress, who also earned her first Oscar nomination for her performance in the film. The film, directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, follows Evelyn Wang (Yeoh), a Chinese-American immigrant who finds herself on a wild interdimensional adventure to stop a powerful being from destroying the multiverse while she examines her family business at the same time.
The 29th Annual SAG Awards, which honor the year’s best achievements in film and television, were held at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.