Minari actor Yuh-Jung Youn, not too long ago was awarded the Best Supporting Actor (Feminine) at BAFTA 2021. Her acceptance speech was deemed as one of the memorable moments of the awards evening, because the actress joked about being appreciated by “very snobbish people” referring to British individuals.
Nonetheless, Yuh-Jung Youn opened up in regards to the viral speech and apologised for the remark. She not too long ago participated in a digital program from Movie at Lincoln Heart . Through the interplay with Dennis Lim, she stated that her English prompted the misunderstanding.
Through the viewers Q&A, Lim requested Youn if she forgot to say something throughout her acceptance speech on the BAFTAs, and the 74-year-old actress stated she needed to say, “I’m sorry.”
Yuh-Jung Youn went on to share, “Actually, I admire the British very much,” together with “Shakespeare, Royal Theatre and everything.” She added that the British peolpe have an extended historical past and “big pride,” they usually need to be a bit snobbish. Nonetheless, after the speech went viral she feared because it grew to become an enormous scandal.
“It got so big and I thought maybe I was doing something wrong. Hear me saying this: Oh please, big apology for the British [people]. Hello, Britain, forgive me,” she added. Within the apology, Youn additionally paid respect to iconic British thespians like Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Helen Mirren, and Ian McKellen. She stated, “I love all of them.”
Yuh-Jung Youn had begun her BAFTA Award speech by saying, “I would like to express my deep condolences for your Duke of Edinburgh,” referencing the loss of life of Prince Philip. Speaking about her huge win, she added, “Thank you so much for this award. Every award is meaningful but this one especially [to be] recognized by British people, known as very snobbish people and they approve me as a good actor. So, I’m very, very privileged.”