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Celebs On Social Media Congratulate Jackie Chan On Historic Oscar Win

Check out what Lupita Nyong'o, Lin-Manuel Miranda and others had to say.

Following Jackie Chan’s honorary Oscar win, celebrities took to social media to honor the legendary actor. 

Jackie Chan, accepting the honorary Oscar. 
Jackie Chan, accepting the honorary Oscar. 

Big names including Lin-Manuel Miranda and Lupita Nyong’o congratulated the action star, who became the first Chinese actor in history to receive the distinction. The Oscar win is particularly significant in light of last year’s awards ceremony, which included offensive jokes at the expense of Asians. 

Many supporters pointed out that the accolade was long overdue for Chan, who noted in his acceptance speech he’s worked on more than 200 films. Here’s how celebs sent him a big virtual hug: 

 

 

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