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'Crazy Rich Asians' Wins Best Comedy at Critics' Choice Awards 2019!

The cast of Crazy Rich Asians appears on stage to accept the award for Best Comedy at the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (January 13) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

The film beat out Deadpool 2, The Death of Stalin, The Favourite, Game Night, and Sorry to Bother You to win the award.

Stepping out for the event were Constance Wu, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Nico Santos (also a nominee for his work on Superstore), Ken Jeong, Harry Shum Jr., and director Jon M. Chu. Producer Nina Jacobson accepted the award.

Though it did not win the awards, the movie was also nominated for Best Acting Ensemble, Best Actress in a Comedy for Constance, and Best Production Design.

FYI: Constance is wearing Rodarte with Aquazzura shoes, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, and a Roger Vivier clutch. Gemma is wearing bespoke Jason Wu with Jimmy Choo shoes, Anita Ko jewelry, and a Tyler Ellis bag. Awkwafina is wearing an Elisabetta Franchi dress, Christian Louboutin shoes and clutch, Stefere earrings, and a State Property ring. Jon is wearing Tom Ford. Nico is wearing Paul Smith. Harry is wearing a full Roberto Cavalli look, Johnston and Murphy shoes, and a Montblanc watch.

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Awkwafina Would Host the Oscars 2019 If Asked: 'Sure, Why Not!'

Paging the Academy! Awkwafina is up for the challenge to host the 2019 Oscars!

If you don’t know, there is currently no host for the gig, which takes place on February 24. Kevin Hart was hired for the position but stepped down after some anti-LGBTQ tweets came to light from years ago.

While on the red carpet, Access Hollywood asked the 29-year-old Crazy Rich Asians star if she would take on the gig, to which she responded, “If they give me the call I would do it… Sure, why not, it’s the Oscars!”

'Crazy Rich Asians' Stars Attend NBR Awards to Accept Best Ensemble Prize!

The stars of Crazy Rich Asians walk the carpet at the 2019 National Board of Review Awards Gala on Tuesday (January 8) at Cipriani in New York City.

Constance Wu, Gemma Chan, Michelle Yeoh, and Awkwafina were all in attendance to accept the award for Best Ensemble.

The movie was nominated for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes over the weekend.

FYI: Constance is wearing a Galvan dress, an Amanda Pearl clutch, and Anabela Chan earrings. Gemma is wearing an Erdem dress and Christian Louboutin shoes. Awkwafina is wearing an Elie Saab dress, Aldo shoes, and Hueb earrings.

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Awkwafina Joins 'Jumanji' Sequel with The Rock & Kevin Hart

Awkwafina has joined the cast of the upcoming Jumanji sequel!

The 29-year-old actress, who had a breakout year in 2018 with Ocean’s Eight and Crazy Rich Asians, will join Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan in the film.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a smash hit in theaters and grossed $962 million worldwide. Jake Kasden is returning to direct the next film in the franchise.

While nothing is yet known about the plot for the sequel, Awkwafina‘s role is said to be “key” and “significant,” according to THR.

Awkwafina Opens Up About 'Cancel Culture' & Her Unexpected Proudest Moment of 2018!

Awkwafina is on the cover of the latest issue of PorterEdit, out now.

Here’s what the 29-year-old Crazy Rich Asians star had to say…

On “cancel culture”: “If you were to say the same things you’d said in 2012 or do some things, it would just be like a cancel [now]. But [acting out of] fear… is that the right thing? Or should you just do what’s right? Not throw people under the bus, not do s–t that’s messed up, not abuse minorities… [I guess] sometimes it takes being canceled to understand.”

On how the death of her mother when she was four influenced her performer personality: “I really do, looking back now, attribute whatever comedic sensibility I have to that traumatic event. I think I developed and used humor very early as a defense mechanism, to make people around me feel joy instead of sorrow. That was when I started to perform.”

On her unexpected proudest moment of 2018: “When I was fired from my job for shooting [the song] ‘My Vag,’ I felt disgraced, shamed, and I never got over it. Recently my old boss wrote me this email congratulating me. I still carry that sadness, so it gave me a level of closure.”

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