07/06/2022
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French chirp That he was “proud to welcome Ingram,” who just made her debut as Riva in the Disney + Obi-Wan Kenobi series.
“If anyone intends to make her feel unwelcome, all we have to say is that we are resisting,” the Star Wars Twitter account wrote. There are more than 20 million conscious species in the Star Wars galaxy, Don’t choose to be racist. “

Ingram posted multiple examples of racist messages and comments on Instagram and noted that she had received hundreds of messages, some containing the N word.

“There is nothing anyone can do about it. There is nothing anyone can do to stop this hate,” she said in a video posted on her Instagram.

“What bothers me is…this feeling, I just have to shut up and accept it, I just have to smile and kiss it. I’m not built that way,” she continued. And for the rest of you, you are all weirdos. “

Ingram’s experiences after her first appearance in Star Wars became a trend – actors John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran were also vocal about the racial hatred they experienced after appearing in the Star Wars films.

Tran, the first woman of color to star in a Star Wars movie, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about the harassment she experienced after she starred in The Last Jedi in 2017. The hate became so intense that Tran left social media and went to treatment.

Even earlier, in 2014, Boyega’s appearance in the trailer for The Force Awakens sparked the #BlackStormtrooper movement on social media after many faced distrust and racist remarks about his casting.