Michelle Yeoh Tells Golden Globes To “Shut Up” For Trying To Cut Her Off, Delivers Passionate Speech About “Fight” To Make It In Hollywood

Michelle Yeoh was the winner of the Golden Globes on Tuesday for her performance in everything is everywhere.

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The star took to the stage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to reflect on her trip to Hollywood. After receiving the trophy from presenter Ana de Armas on stage, Yeoh said: “I just want to stand here and take it all. Forty years, no give up.”

“It’s been an amazing journey and an incredible fight to be here today, but I think it’s been worth it,” she said. “I remember when I first came to Hollywood, it wasn’t a dream come true until I got here. Because, look at this face, I came here and was told, ‘You’re in the minority. ’ I thought, ‘No, that’s not possible.’”

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Yang continued, “Then someone said to me, ‘You can speak English.’ I mean, forget they don’t understand Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Asia, India…and I said, ‘Yes, flight time here About 13 hours, so, I learned.’”

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The actor said she turned 60 last year, noting that “as the days and years and numbers get bigger, the opportunities seem to start to get smaller.”

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Young said she was about to give up after working “very, very well” with Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and Danny Boyle, “and then came the best gift ever— everything is everywhere

Music started playing, indicating she had to end her speech, and Yeoh clapped back, saying, “Please shut up. I can punch you, okay? This is serious.”

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Yeoh thanks directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert for having “the courage to write about a very ordinary immigrant, elderly woman, mother, daughter…”

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“I was given the gift of playing a woman who resonates so deeply with me and with so many people, because at the end of the day, no matter what universe she’s in, she’s just fighting for love, for her family,” she said. Say.

Yeoh concluded her speech by dedicating the award to “all the shoulders on which I stand, all those who have come before me, who look like me, and all who have walked with me.”

Check out her talk above and her backstage commentary below.


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