The post she "liked" was later deleted from Twitter.
Chan, who worked with Wu on the smash 2018 movie, "liked" a tweet on Friday which claimed Wu has a bad reputation in Hollywood. According to Chan, however, the like was completely "accidental."
Following Wu's controversial tweets voicing her disappointment when her show "Fresh Off the Boat" was renewed on Friday, journalist Yashar Ali tweeted, "Constance Wu's conduct today comes as no surprise to anyone who has worked with her in recent years. She has a reputation for being rude, petty, mean-spirited, and ungrateful."
Ali later deleted the tweet -- saying it "didn't offer enough context" and came off as "misogynistic" -- but not before Chan's account "liked" it, leading some to suspect there was drama between the two costars. On Saturday morning, Chan set the record straight.
"Just to clarify - it was an accidental 'like,'" she tweeted. "Anyone looking for drama or beef, sorry to disappoint. Future me dodging the like button whilst scrolling..," Chan said, adding a GIF of a woman walking through lasers.
Just to clarify - it was an accidental 'like'. Anyone looking for drama or beef, sorry to disappoint.— Gemma Chan (@gemma_chan) May 11, 2019
Future me dodging the like button whilst scrolling..👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/HY92pqQ6ND
In a series of tweets Friday, Wu wrote she "so upset" and "literally crying" after "Fresh Off the Boat" was picked up for another season. She also commented "Dislike" on the show's Instagram post confirming the pickup.
Although the "Crazy Rich Asians" star deleted some of her comments and initially blamed them on a "rough day," she issued a lengthy statement on Twitter Saturday morning, further explaining her unusual reaction. According to Wu, she was angry over the renewal because she was looking forward to challenging herself on another project she can no longer do.
"These words are my truth. I hope you hear them," Wu wrote alongside the screenshot of her statement.
"I love FOTB. I was temporarily upset not bc I hate the show but its renewal meant I had to give up another project that I was really passionate about," she began in the message. "So my dismayed social media replies were more about that other project and not about FOTB."
Read her full statement below:
These words are my truth. I hope you hear them pic.twitter.com/l6SvbFcUlj— Constance Wu (@ConstanceWu) May 11, 2019
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