Sandra Oh Explains Why She Is OK Being in the 'Mother Stage' of Her Career
Sandra Oh has tackled playing some of the strongest women we've seen onscreen, and here's how her roles are continuing to change as she grows more in her career.
The Chair."I am moving into the mother stage of my career, and I know classically, a lot of actresses my age are upset and say, 'Oh, I have to play the mother or the wife,' but there is tremendous richness in all of these experiences and relationships," the 12-time Emmy-nominated star told
for its July/August cover story.In, Sandra portrays English department headJi-Yoon, who is navigating college's bureaucracy as well as parenting her adopted daughter.Sandra also stated how the coronavirus pandemic shifted how she approaches roles and projects: "I definitely opened and deepened and questioned my points of view and belief systems," she said.
In addition to still working during the pandemic, Sandra became an advocate for the Asian community as hate crimes rose in 2021, according toNBC News."I remember waking up in bed and feeling, 'There's got to be a rally,'" she said about the time period after the Atlanta spa shootings this past March. headtopics.com
Sandra Oh Through the YearsShe reflected on that dark time: "I just didn't want to be alone. So it's like, 'There's got to be a group of Asian people somewhere, hanging out on a corner … I want to be with them.' And then, I also realized that my thinking was too small. So at first, I reached out to a couple of the fellow Asian crew members, and I was like, 'Why am I only inviting a few people?'"
Broadimage/ShutterstockSandra extended her invitation to a larger group, despite knowing it would be "tricky because of COVID.""To invite the crew, I felt very conscious of that, but I did it," she stated. "It's like, 'Hey, you guys, I'm going to be here. There's something going on here. If you want to come, a group of us are going.'"
She expressed that it "meant so much" that she had the support of "so many crew members."Sandra concluded, "I felt like there's a lot of fear, and the only thing I felt at that moment to offer was to be strong. Reach out in the face of fear; practice reaching out to others."Read more: E! News »
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Sandra Oh Is SpeakingRead our August 2021 cover story with IamSandraOh: “When you start thinking about how you can disrupt the usual way of being, for folks in the Asian community, speaking out is a big deal” IamSandraOh Love this interview with IamSandraOh for multiple reasons ❤️ TheCut IamSandraOh I enjoyed the online interview and photos of Ms. Oh, but as a subscriber to the magazine I got an edited down to nothing interview and NO photo spread of Sandra and that kinda sucks.
Women lawmakers introduce bill to require statues of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O’Connor at CapitolLegislation introduced Thursday by a bipartisan group of women senators would honor Supreme Court justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor by requiring statues of them in the U.S. Capitol or on Capitol grounds. Glad they could make time for that It's important to honor women who've made a difference. For centuries, men were given credit for women's accomplishments, and the women's names faded away. This keeps the patriarchy dominant. Ruth Nader Ginsburg refusal to step down when she was dying ...posting Who Can Replace Me . ALLOWED Trump to immediately look for a judge to replace her with HIS JUDGE . LOL YOUR ABORTION RIGHTS ARE GONE ..by her refusal to step down .
Matt Damon says he recently stopped using the 'f-slur for a homosexual'Matt Damon is facing backlash after revealing in an interview that he only stopped using the 'f-slur for a homosexual' months ago after his daughter taught him 'how that word is dangerous.' I say it all the time !!! I just said it ! Snd again and again haha it’s fun !!! Omg i am gonna open a coffee house snd call it that 😀 so f bucks 😀I am a Fcking genius 'backlash' lol. somehow it is still ok to disrespect the hell out of old white guys. and 'boomers' somehow the dingbats think that's ok. shut up f---!!! lol He didn’t know before ?
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