Oscar nominee Michelle Yeoh deletes controversial Instagram post that may have violated Academy rules

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New York Daily News

Just ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards, more behind-the-scenes drama has ensued. And social media is, once again, playing a hand in it. Michelle Yeoh — who has already made history as the first Asian woman to be nominated for best actress in nearly 90 years — may have violated Academy Awards rules by sharing snippets on Tuesday of a racially charged article that referenced two-time winner Cate Blanchett, who is her closest competitor in the category. The Vogue article, titled “It’s Been Over Two Decades Since We’ve Had a Non-White Best Actress Winner,” highlights a lack of representation at the…

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