Connect with us


Michelle Yeoh Named 2022 Icon of The Year by Prestigious TIME Magazine


Ft Michelle
Source: TIME & The Indian Express

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

When it comes to iconic Malaysians who have been recognised internationally for their works, one of the first names that come to mind is undoubtedly legendary actress Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh.

The Malaysian movie star was recently chosen as TIME magazine’s 2022 Icon of the Year, a special category in the magazine’s annual Person Of The Year issue.



Yeoh, who is 60-years-old has been in the industry since the mid-’80s and has appeared in a number of major hits (including Crazy Rich Asians, Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and even Kung Fu Panda 2, among many others).

However, it was her performance as struggling laundromat owner Evelyn Wang in the multiverse dramedy Everything Everywhere All At Once, which premiered earlier this year which propelled her to icon status.

In her TIME interview, Yeoh discussed the power of representation, specifically the fact that no Asian woman has ever won Best Actress at the Academy Awards.



Yeoh, however, is very much in the race. “I’ve thought about it”, she said. “And not just me – I feel like my full Asian community has thought about it. They come up to me and they say, ‘You’re doing it for us.’”

“When you get an opportunity like this, you have to pour your heart and soul into it, because you don’t know when the next chance is… I think that is my biggest fear: Please don’t let this be the one and only.”

Meanwhile, TIME also named New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge its Athlete Of The Year and Blackpink Entertainer Of The Year, making them the first ever girl group to be named.

Person Of The Year (which may or may not be Elon Musk for the second year in a row) will be announced soon.


What do you think of Yeoh’s achievement? Is it well deserved?


Also read: Michelle Yeoh Becomes The Only Asian To Feature In Elle Magazine’s 2022 Women In Hollywood Feature

5 001 2

Source: TIME
Source: TIME

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Collage Crash Collage Crash
News28 mins ago

Death Toll of Tour Van Crash in Genting Highlands Rises To 7

The death toll of the tour van crash on Jalan Genting Highlands has risen to seven. Earlier, six victims, including...

Ft Dog Ft Dog
News48 mins ago

Batang Kali K9 Heroes Denti & Frankie Will be Sent to Turkey to Help With Earthquake Rescue

The recent disaster known as the Turkey Earthquake, flattened thousands of buildings, trapped a huge number of people, and killed...

Collage Pregnant Collage Pregnant
News17 hours ago

Trans Man In India Makes History By Giving Birth To Baby With Trans Girlfriend

In what is believed to be the first in India, a transgender couple in Kerala has welcomed their baby this...

My Post 1 2023 02 07T165519.379 My Post 1 2023 02 07T165519.379
News2 days ago

Ipoh High Court Orders Man To Be Paid RM240k After He Was Unlawfully Imprisoned For 106 Days

The Ipoh High Court has ordered for a man to be paid RM240,000 in damages after they found that his...

Ft Ismail Ft Ismail
News4 days ago

Former PM Ismail Sabri Says He is Ready to Quit Politics & That GE15 Was His Last Election

Following UMNO’s surprisingly disappointing results during the 15th General Election, the survival and the future of the party was questioned....

Ft Igp Ft Igp
News5 days ago

IGP: Public Must Follow Dress Codes at Police Stations Except in ‘Life or Death’ Emergencies

It was recently reported that a woman had complained that she had been denied entry into Kajang police station over...

Ft Kelantan Ft Kelantan
News5 days ago

Kelantan Corporation Responds to Backlash After Employment of State MB & Deputy’s Children

Recently, the employment of the Kelantan Menteri Besar and his deputy’s children in the Kelantan State Economic Development Corporation (PKINK)...

Nga Kor Ming Legalise Fireworks Nga Kor Ming Legalise Fireworks
News5 days ago

Federal Government Agrees To Legalise Fireworks & Firecrackers, Says Nga Kor Ming

When the festivities are near, we will definitely hear many people playing with firecrackers and fireworks even though it is...


Latest Videos