Michelle Yeoh made history for her Best Actress Oscar 2023 win at the 2023 Academy Awards on Sunday (March 12) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
While on stage during her acceptance speech, the 60-year-old Everything Everywhere All At Once, who is the first Asian woman to win Best Actress, seemingly referenced something CNN’s Don Lemon said recently.
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“For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight, this is a beacon of hope and possibilities. This is proof that dreams dream big, and dreams do come true,” Michelle said in her acceptance speech
She then said, “And ladies, don’t let anybody tell you you are ever past your prime. Never give up.”
Don recently was called out for his comments on CNN when he said that Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley, who is 51 years old, was past “her prime.”
Read some tweets…
Michelle Yeoh coming for Don Lemon was not on my #Oscar bingo card 😂
— Briahna Joy Gray (@briebriejoy) March 13, 2023
Best actress #MichelleYeoh is backstage in the press room now. She opened her comments by emphasizing the important of inclusion and representation. Took another jab at @donlemon over his comment that older women are out of their prime. @KFIAM640
— Steve Gregory (@stevengregory) March 13, 2023
I think Michelle Yeoh just called out Don Lemon during her #Oscars acceptance speech…
— Matt Wilstein (@mattwilstein) March 13, 2023