Constance Wu opens up about her time Fresh from the boat and allegations that she was sexually harassed by one of the top producers of the 2015-2020 sitcom on ABC.
In an interview with New York timesWu talks about an incident that she described in detail in her diary make a scene Where it refers to a product it refers to only through an initial offer of “control behaviours”.
“Fresh from the boat It was my first ever TV show. Wu said Currently. “I don’t have parents in the industry. And because I was in my 30s, people thought I knew what I was doing. It made me feel paranoid and embarrassed.”
Wu also revealed that during a sporting event in 2015, the producer touched her thigh and patted her in the crotch. The Crazy Rich Asians The actor also said that there is another argument during the second season of Fresh from the boat While attending a film festival, but by then, Wu felt she was able to cut ties with the producer in question.
in Interview with Atlantic OceanWu said she has not spoken about this situation in the past due to fear of the consequences.
“I kept my mouth shut for a really long time about a lot of sexual harassment and intimidation that I received in the first two seasons of the show,” Wu said. “Because after the first two seasons, and once it was successful, I was no longer afraid of losing my job, that’s when I was able to start saying ‘No’ to harassment, and ‘No’ to bullying, from this particular product. And so I thought: You know what? I handled it, Nobody has to know, you don’t have to discredit this Asian American producer. You don’t have to discredit the show.”
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Wu also spoke out about the infamous tweet in 2019 after learning that ABC had renewed Fresh from the boat for another season.
She said, “I wanted to get a new slate since I didn’t have to start a show that had all these memories of abuse” Atlantic Ocean. Few people know [the harassment] It was happening, and going to work every day and seeing these people who knew he was sexually harassing me because I’m a “buddy buddy” with him felt like betrayal every single time,” she added. “I loved everyone on this crew, and I loved working on this. The show, but he had this history of abuse, which started with him, and even though I dealt with it two years later, I was looking forward to a clean slate.”
Actor for 20th Television, who produced Fresh from the boathas no comments.