Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran deletes Instagram posts after abuse

Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran deletes Instagram posts after abuse
 

Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran, who has suffered months of racist and sexist abuse on social media, has deleted all her posts on Instagram.
Tran starred as mechanic turned Resistance fighter Rose Tico in the latest Star Wars film, The Last Jedi.
As a Vietnamese-American, she was the first woman of colour to play a lead role in the iconic series.
But she experienced a fierce backlash from some fans, who took aim at her ethnicity and appearance.
Some have fiercely criticised her Star Wars character, but directed their hate at Tran personally instead.
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6 June 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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