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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Michelle Yeoh Says the Oscars Shouldn’t Nominate Based on ‘Diversity’

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh, most recently of “Crazy Rich Asians” fame, said in an interview Sunday that she doesn’t think Oscar nominations should be doled out solely for the sake of diversity.

Speaking to E!’s Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet of the 91st Academy Awards, the 56-year-old BAFTA nominee revealed that although she was disappointed by the lack of nominations for female directors this year, she also wouldn’t approve of the idea of nominating people based on gender alone, rather than merit.

Like People Magazine, Vogue Also Can’t Tell Asians Apart

Another major American celebrity publication is being criticized for misidentifying several Asian American actors in its published photos.

In an earlier report, People magazine was called out by “Crazy Rich Asians” actor and “Daily Show” correspondent, Ronny Chieng, for misidentifying him and his wife, Hannah Pham, as Randall Park and Jae W. Suh, respectively. Tan Kheng Hua was also mistaken as Michelle Yeoh.

Michelle Yeoh is Officially Getting Her Own ‘Star Trek’ Spin-Off

After a few months of waiting, it has been confirmed that Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh is finally getting her own standalone “Star Trek” spin-off on CBS All Access.

The confirmation came out after “Crazy Rich Asians,” the film in which Yeoh plays strict mother Eleanor Young, won the Best Comedy category at the Critics’ Choice Awards, according to Deadline.

Here’s What the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Wore to the Golden Globes

“Crazy Rich Asians” was a box office smash and a landmark moment for Asian representation; it was also the source of some gorgeous looks. From the incredible wedding dresses to Awkwafina’s fire fits, the film showcased Asian stars pulling off potent fashion moments.

Therefore, it was only fitting that at the Golden Globes, the film’s stars showed up dressed to impress. Here were some of the looks served:

Michelle Yeoh Wore the Emerald Ring From ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ (Which She Owns) at the Golden Globes

Many fans were surprised to see Michelle Yeoh wearing the emerald ring from “Crazy Rich Asians” on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday night.

Actress Michelle Yeoh is wearing the ring from @CrazyRichMovie tonight. She says the film’s box office success feels like a “miracle” #goldenglobes

Michelle Yeoh Doesn’t Think ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Actors Were Celebrated Enough

Michelle Yeoh finds a stark contrast in her time as an actor for Hollywood game changer “Crazy Rich Asians” and her 2000 fantasy drama “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the 56-year-old star recalled how actors in the Ang Lee movie received no recognition, despite the fact that it had 10 Academy Award nominations and eventually won four (Best Foreign Language Film, Best Art Direction, Best Original Score and Best Cinematography).