NEXT After a three-year absence from Twitter, actress Constance Wu is back to announce her new book. Scene creation.
Wu also revealed that she attempted suicide following the social media backlash that erupted against her in 2019 due to the frustration she expressed over her ABC sitcom’s revival. Fresh off the boat.
“I was afraid to go back to social media because I almost lost my life because of this: three years ago, when I inadvertently tweeted about the resumption of my TV show, it caused outrage and shame on the Internet, which became quite serious,” wrote Wu. in a statement posted on Twitter.
Feeling embarrassed by the Asian American community, Wu explained that she tried to kill herself, but a friend found her and took her to the hospital.
The incident gave Wu perspective and time to reassess his life.
“For the next few years, I put my career on hold to focus on my mental health. AsAms don’t talk enough about mental health. While we are quickly celebrating representative victories, many are avoiding more uncomfortable issues in our community,” she said.
“I admit it’s very painful, but it also made me realize how important it is to reach out and take care of people who are going through difficult times.”
At the end of her statement, Wu stated that taking a break from Hollywood and therapy sessions helped her come back, if only for a little while.
Most recently, Wu starred in the Amazon Prime Video thriller series. List of terminals.