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People Are Thanking Constance Wu For Speaking Out Against Casey Affleck's Oscar Nomination

"He's running for an award that honors a craft whose purpose is examining the dignity of the human experience, and young women are deeply human."

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One of these people is Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu, who has been vocal about the allegations against Affleck, previously tweeting a link to a Mashable article questioning why the allegations against Affleck were not being spoken about.

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After the Oscar nominations announcement, Wu spoke out on Twitter against Affleck's nomination with a series of sarcastic tweets.

Men who sexually harass women 4 OSCAR! Bc good acting performance matters more than humanity,human integrity!Bc poor kid rly needs the help!

Boys! BUY ur way out of trouble by settling out of court!Just do a good acting job,thats all that matters!bc Art isn't about humanity,right?

She explained her reaction to Affleck's nomination by saying that he is "running for an award that honors a craft whose purpose is examining the dignity of the human experience, and young women are deeply human."

Here's a thing I wrote during an convo w/ @PeterShinkoda about how Casey Affleck's win will be a nod to Trump's.

She also called on the awarding committee to recognize the role it plays in recognizing the nominees' actions.

Wu concluded by saying that although she has been told not to speak about this "for career's sake," she did it because she's "a woman and human first."

I've been counseled not to talk about this for career's sake. F my career then, I'm a woman & human first. That's what my craft is built on.

People are now thanking her for speaking out.

@ConstanceWu Yaaaas. Thank you for speaking out! Means a lot to so many ppl who don't have the platform.

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Some said they were blown away by her courage.

@ConstanceWu I am always blown away by your courage, Constance! Keep on keeping on!

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BuzzFeed News has reached out to representatives of both Affleck and Wu for comment.

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