At the 95th Academy Awards on 12 March, Michelle Yeoh scripted history by becoming the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the award. Her performance in the science fiction film “Everything Everywhere Everything at Once” earned her the award.
The 60 year old said on stage, “For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight at the Oscars, this is a beacon of hope and possibilities.
“This is proof that dreams do come true. And ladies, don’t let anybody tell you that you are ever past your prime. Never give up.”
What Michelle Yeoh said in her speech?
Yeoh dedicated the honour to her mother and all moms worldwide. No one of us would be present tonight without them, she remarked, adding that they are true superheroes. “I wouldn’t be standing here tonight without Daniels, without the amazing cast and crew [and] everyone involved with ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once,she said.
“Also, my extended family in Hong Kong, where I started my career. Thank you for letting me stand on your shoulders.”