Would ABC Recast Constance Wu in ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ After Controversial Tweets? Network Responds

ABC will not be recasting Constance Wu in Fresh Off the Boat, despite the controversy surrounding her appearing to be displeased that the show was renewed.

“There’s been no thoughts of recasting Constance. We love what she does on the show, and we love the show,” Karey Burke, president of entertainment at ABC, said. “I did know that she had another opportunity that, had Fresh Off the Boat not gone forward, she would have pursued. But we never really considered not bringing the show back. It’s just too strong for us.”

“I’m going to choose to believe Constance’s most recent communication about the show that she’s happy to return and the cast and crew is happy to have her back,” Karey continued.

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