Chinese netizens praised Michelle Yeoh as the first woman whose "native Chinese" was nominated for the Best Actress Award, but other netizens ruthlessly criticized her.
The picture shows Michelle Yeoh attending the 2023 Golden Globe Awards.
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] Michelle Yeoh was shortlisted for Best Actress in the 95th Academy Awards for "Mum Multiverse". This is the first time an Asian person has been nominated for this award.
Many Chinese netizens posted on Weibo to celebrate, saying that this is the first Asian nominee whose mother tongue is Chinese.
Some netizens pointed out that Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian Chinese who was educated in English since she was a child; some people even said "don't pretend to be familiar" and "really know how to give money".
The US Academy Awards announced the nomination list on the 24th, and "Damn Multiverse" included 11 nominations, becoming the biggest winner.
Actress Michelle Yeoh, who played the leading role in the film, is nominated for Best Actress as an Asian for the first time. She will compete for the best actress honor with Kate Blanche and three actresses.
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After the announcement of the Oscar shortlist, many Chinese netizens also posted on Weibo to celebrate, saying that Michelle Yeoh was the first Chinese to be nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress. Some netizens happily expressed in the message area, "Congratulations! The pride of Malaysia!".
Some netizens also directly called her the "first mother tongue Chinese" shortlisted actress candidate, but this move made other Chinese netizens look down on it, saying "I will really put gold on my face" and "Don't pretend to be familiar." .
Someone also pointed out that Michelle Yeoh was educated in English since she was a child, and she can't even understand Chinese characters, and she speaks Cantonese better than Chinese.
In addition to the outstanding performance of "Mother's Multiverse", Michelle Yeoh's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" was once again brought to the aftertaste by netizens. Her charm seems to have never diminished.