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Constance Wu won't be fired from Fresh Off the Boat over social media rant

Fans were excited last week when ABC announced that Fresh Off the Boat is coming back for another season, but star Constance Wu was less than thrilled — and let the world know it on social media.

Wu tweeted that she was "so upset right now that I'm literally crying," and posted "Dislike" under the show's Instagram photo sharing the news, CNN reports. Wu later wrote a lengthy statement, explaining that she was "temporarily upset" because the show's renewal meant she "had to give up another project that I was really passionate about." She then said playing the show's mom, Jessica Huang, is "easy and pleasant," but she's "always sought artistic challenge over comfort and ease."

ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke responded on Tuesday, telling reporters that the network will not recast Wu. "We love what she does on the show," Burke said. "And we love the show." Burke said she knew Wu had another acting opportunity, but ABC always planned on renewing Fresh Off the Boat for a sixth season. "The show is just too strong for us and we love it," she added. "I'm going to choose to believe Constance's most recent communication about the show — that she's happy to return."