Almost a year after announcing divorce from Justin Hakuta, Ali Wong regretted Their current relationship, raising two daughters (now ages 5 and 7), and her first dramatic role in A24’s upcoming dark comedy series beef.
“We are really very close. We are best friends,” she said. told The Hollywood Reporter about her ex-husband. “We’ve been through a lot together. It’s a very unconventional divorce.”
In fact, when Ali returns to tour this June, Justin and their daughters will be traveling with her. “I think we’re going to call it the Single Lady Tour,” she said.
Although her divorce and subsequent co-parenting with Justin were amicable, Ali revealed that talking to her 82-year-old mother didn’t go smoothly. It was the reaction of
“I told her before that we might get divorced. She was really upset. She looked me in the eye and asked, ‘Can you wait until I die?’ ‘She was literally asking me not to live my life for myself,’ Ali said. “It was still really hard to deal with her fear of shame that it brought her.”
But her divorce announcement was so viral that Ali didn’t expect it, so her mother didn’t actually have to inform her friends. “Everybody called her girlfriend,” Ali said. “She had her million deaths in her one day and when she woke up the next day she was like, ‘I survived.’ She still sees Justin a lot.” I have.”
Now Ali is focusing on promotion beef, which “Follows the aftermath of a road rage incident between two strangers.” Steven Yuan plays one stranger and Ali plays the other.Under the pressure of being the breadwinner I’m a self-made entrepreneur, wife, and mother on the run.
“For me, what this means is open to interpretation, but it was a way of communicating what I wanted to say about relationships and being a working mother. The stage,” Ali said. He talked about the role.
beef released on Netflix on April 6, and Ali has just watched the first two episodes with her ex-husband.