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Awkwafina Opens Up About Global Pandemic & 'Cruelty' of Rhetoric

Awkwafina Opens Up About Global Pandemic & 'Cruelty' of Rhetoric

Awkwafina is opening up with her thoughts about the global health crisis.

The 31-year-old Crazy Rich Asians star posted an update on Tuesday (March 24) on her Instagram.

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“Have been away working for the past few months in all of this devastation, and wanted to make double sure I was OK to travel before coming back home to the US. Haven’t said much about this whole thing because mostly I am just saddened by it. I worry for those who are most at risk for serious illness, the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions. I am saddened by the rhetoric that has come out of this, and the cruelty that came as a result,” she wrote.

“I hope that while we self isolate and socially distance to stay safe, we also stay sane and calm. Wishing everyone a sense of peace during this bats–t crazy time – I will be locking myself up for the next 2 weeks rewatching the Tiger King. Love you all ❤️❤️❤️”

Many stars have also been critical of the rhetoric coming out of the White House, calling it racist. See what they’ve said…

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