The Golden Globes piano participant wish to set the report straight ― she did not attempt to play Michelle Yeoh off stage.
“I would never play piano over people’s speeches!!” Chloe Flower tweeted on Tuesday night. “I’m only playing when you see me on camera!”
The 37-year-old pianist supplied music for a lot of the awards present, together with her personal preparations of acquainted songs from movie and TV.
However Flower started to take warmth from social media customers after Michelle Yeoh was interrupted mid-acceptance-speech by exit music.
“Shut up, please,” mentioned Yeoh, wanting offstage.
The actor, who had gained Greatest Actress in a Movement Image — Musical or Comedy for “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” then quipped, “I can beat you up, OK?”
Globes host Jerrod Carmichael made some extent to notice that Flower was not controlling the wrap music, which he famous was a prerecorded observe.
“People on Twitter are mad like she’s playing people off, but it’s a track,” Carmichael mentioned in the course of the present, The Public’s Radio reported. “Chloe, we are lucky to have you.”
Different winners who reacted to being interrupted included “Elvis” star Austin Butler, who urged the present “at least play ‘Suspicious Minds’ or something.”
On Twitter, Flower responded directly to The Wall Avenue Journal Journal, which had tweeted that she “made the ritual of the awards ceremony play-off more intimate and personal” in the course of the awards present.
“Actually – I never once played any of the walk off music during speeches,” Flower wrote. “Even when you heard piano, that was a track playing. Again, I would never do that.”
Regardless of the controversy, Flower made it clear she had no arduous emotions towards Yeoh.
“Still a forever fan #MichelleYeoh !!” she tweeted, including that the star was “much scarier in Crazy Rich Asians.”