"The Farewell" actress said grief pushed her to use comedy as a defense mechanism.
The wonderful dramedy starring Awkwafina joins films like "Lady Bird" and "Support the Girls" in the ways they address everyday economic anxieties.
The 19-year-old singer, who is half of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle, called the casting news a "dream come true."
Awkwafina, who co-starred with Anne Hathaway in the heist comedy "Ocean's 8,” honored Hathaway by sharing a hilarious story of how they first met.
Premiering on July 12, the film from director Lulu Wang earned critical acclaim at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
The “Crazy Rich Asians” star reveals how her unconventional childhood shaped her confidence and creativity.
The "Killing Eve" star is set to become the third Asian woman to host the show, which has run for over 40 years.
Men and women alike were rocking suits on the red carpet.
Everyone from Awkwafina to Amy Poehler rocked a chic power suit at Sunday's awards ceremony.
“This is a show about being raised by my grandma and dad in Queens, living at home and finding purpose,” the “Crazy Rich Asians” star said.
Plus a few performances we'll be talking about, including Pete Davidson, Lupita Nyong'o and Emma Thompson.
During her monologue, the actress and rapper revealed that 18 years ago, she waited in line to see her “idol,” Liu, host the show.
Awkwafina was the first Asian woman to host in 18 years, following Lucy Liu.
"It totally it changed what I thought was possible for an Asian-American woman.”
2018 is the year of breakout star Awkwafina.
Fans are jazzed about the provocative rapper/actress taking the "SNL" stage.