Michelle Yeoh: I’d rather not work than endorse stereotypes

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh did not want to play a caricature when she took on the role of a dragon lady in the Hollywood romcom Crazy Rich Asians based on Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel of the same name.

“That was the first thing (director) Jon (M. Chu) and I spoke about when we Skyped to talk about being involved in this movie,” the 56-year-old Malaysian actress said at our interview at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills.

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