Michelle Yeoh has deleted an Instagram post focused on a period The article titled “For more than two decades, we’ve had a non-white Best Actress winner. Will that change in 2023?” After a few controversies online,
While most of the articles showed a lack of representation at the Academy Awards, one paragraph included in Yeoh’s initial Instagram carousel was aimed at Cate Blanchett. Fierce competition for Best Actress heads to the Oscars this Sunday. by competing for their performances in Tar and everything everywhere at oncerespectively
“The detractors often say that Blanchett’s has a stronger performance—the masterful performance is undeniably on par with the prolific conductor Lydia Tar—but it should be noted that She has already won two Oscars.” period Re-shared in a now-deleted post on Yeoh’s Instagram, “A third would probably confirm her status as the titan of the industry. But considering her expansive and unparalleled portfolio, Do we still need more confirmation?”
The article goes on to say that “At the same time, for you, Oscar will change lives. Her name is preceded by the phrase And it should result in her becoming more fleshed out after decades of criminal abuse in Hollywood.”
This Yeoh Instagram-sharing came just hours before Oscar voting closed at 5:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. The actress removed the carousel as people began reacting online. and began to accuse her of being “messed up” or, in some cases, defending her actions.
The post may be deleted as it may violate the Academy’s Campaign Rules in 11th Edition, “References to Other Nominees” section B, read: “Any strategy that excludes ‘competition’ by name or position is expressly forbidden.” Although Yeoh did not write these words, But it’s unclear if “any tactic” was meant to share criticism from other publications.
This rule took effect earlier this year when Dear Leslie Nominated Andrea Riseborough, another Best Actress nominee, The Academy “continues to review the campaign process” after the surprising title discovered “social media and Outreach campaign strategy that raises concern”
Although the Academy didn’t comment on what raised their eyebrows. But they may refer to an Instagram post that has been deleted from the official. Dear Leslie which once again undermined Blanchett’s performance in Tar.
“As much as I admire Blanchett’s work on ‘Tár’, my favorite performance this year was by Andrea. The chameleon-like Riseboro in director Michael’s drama. Morris is about a mother at the final crossroads in her life after she gets lost. It was all because of her drinking,” the caption read, citing the Chicago Sun-Times announcement.
Michelle Yeoh and The Academy did not immediately respond to The Daily Beast’s request for comment on the matter.