The "Crazy Rich Asians" star, who shot to fame with her role of an enterprising Taiwanese-American parent in the show, said she felt disappointed because the show's renewal meant she would no longer be able to pursue another project that she was in talks for.
In a statement that she posted on Twitter, Wu has clarified that her initial negative response had nothing to do with "Fresh Off the Boat".
"I love FOTB. I was temporarily upset yesterday not because I hate the show but because its renewal meant I had to give up another project that I was really passionate about. So my dismayed social media replies were more about that other project and not about FOTB," she said.
"... But my words and ill-timing were insensitive to those who are struggling, especially insensitive considering the fact that I used to be in that struggle too. I do regret that and it wasn't nice and I am sorry for that... People 'assumed' that that meant I don't love and enjoy FOTB. But I do love and enjoy it.
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