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COMMENT | Did Michelle Yeoh take a Malaysian road to the Oscars?
COMMENT | I didn’t like the film ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’. I’m sure everyone is going to start giving me flak for it because Malaysians are all in love with that film now because our darling Michelle Yeoh has just won one of the highest mainstream accolades in the international film industry - a Golden Globe for Best Actress.

Malaysians are proud and, even though I didn’t like the film, I am proud too.

Aside from Malaysians in general, Even Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, and also Raja Permaisuri Agong have congratulated Yeoh for her win.

A slew of other politicians spewed their congratulations as well, including Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil and MCA chief Wee Ka Siong. Malaysia Boleh! But is Michelle Yeoh really a product of Malaysia?

Yeoh thanked the prime minister, Agong, Permaisuri Agong, and the politicians who congratulated her. That was very gracious and polite of her. But were there any thanks given to Malaysia or any Malaysians for contributing to her achievements? I don’t think I noticed if she did. She did thank the producers, directors, and co-actors who she worked with...

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