Minari actress Yuh-Jung Youn bought the greatest chortle of the night on the virtual BAFTAs this eve when she joked that she became once happy to be topped ideal supporting actress by the org’s voters because Brits are “snobbish”.
Receiving the award close to from presenter David Oyelowo, a visibly afraid Yuh-Jung Youn additionally paid tribute to the boring Prince Philip in her transient acceptance speech.
“I would clutch to particular my deep condolence for your Duke of Edinburgh,” she commented. “Thank you so significant for this award. Each award is meaningful, but this one especially [to be] diagnosed by British other folks, diagnosed as very snobbish other folks and as well they approve me as a true actor, so I’m very, very privileged.”
Later within the guts of the virtual BAFTA press convention Yuh-Jung Youn became once asked if she might per chance well perhaps additionally include higher on the “snobbish” observation, which led her to verify that she meant the off-the-cuff observation in a gentle-weight-hearted arrangement.
“Certain, it comes from my non-public journey unnecessary to instruct. I visited Britain quite so a lot of cases and I had a fellowship at Cambridge College 10 years within the past, as an actor. By hook or by crook it [Cambridge] felt very snobbish but no longer in a immoral arrangement – you [the Brits] possess a lengthy history. As an Asian lady I felt these other folks [Brits] are very snobbish, that’s my correct feeling,” she acknowledged with a smile.
Yuh-Jung Youn’s BAFTA provides to her Display Actors Guild award, and she is now making an are trying like a pink hot licensed for Oscar in two weeks.