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'Star Wars' star John Boyega slammed fans who harassed co-star Kelly Marie Tran and reportedly drove her off of social media

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Last week, "The Last Jedi" star Kelly Marie Tran left Instagram, reportedly after being bullied by fans who didn't like her character.
Now, costar John Boyega is standing up for Tran in a series of tweets.
Other "Star Wars" actors have also spoken out, asking fans to be kind online.
Just days after "Star Wars" star Kelly Marie Tran decided to leave Instagram, her costar is speaking out. Last week, Tran deleted all the photos from her account as reports surfaced saying that online harassment was to blame - mostly because certain "Star Wars" fans don't like her...
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John Boyega calls out 'Star Wars' fans for harassment: 'You're not entitled to politeness when your approach is rude'

John Boyega calls out 'Star Wars' fans for harassment: 'You're not entitled to politeness when your approach is rude'

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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John Boyega, who played Finn in "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi," took to Twitter on Tuesday to call out "Star Wars" fans for harassment.
"Harassing the actors/actresses will do nothing," Boyega tweeted. "You're not entitled to politeness when your approach is rude. Even if you paid a ticket!"
His co-star Kelly Marie Tran deleted all of her Instagram posts recently after facing months of online harassment.
The toxicity of the "Star Wars" fandom has reached new heights recently, and actor John Boyega, who plays Finn in the new trilogy of films, is sick of it. Boyega...
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