Official social media accounts star wars issued a statement late on Monday Obi-Wan Kenobi Moses Ingram, star of Malicious Online Attacks.
“There are more than 20 million sentient species on Earth star wars Galaxy, don’t choose to be racist,” the message from the Disney account began. “We are proud to welcome Moses Ingram to the star wars The family is excited as Reva’s story unfolds. If anyone wants to make her feel unwelcome in any way, we have only one thing to say: we resist. “
Ingram, who plays Reva Sevander, aka the Three Sisters, looking for Obi-Wan Kenobi for Darth Vader in the new Disney+ series, shared some absolutely horrific online messages against her on her Instagram Story, some of which included the N-word.
“There’s nothing anyone can do about it,” Ingram said in a video after sharing the venom she endured. “No one can stop this hatred. I question my purpose for even saying this is happening in front of you. I really don’t know.”
She continued: “What bothers me is this feeling inside of me that no one told me, but this feeling that I have to shut up and accept it, I have to live with it with a smile. And I’m not built that way. So, I Wanted to stand up and say thank you to those who showed up in the comments and where I wasn’t going to put myself. To the rest of you, you’re all weird.”
At around 6pm on Tuesday, Ewan McGregor posted a information About passing star wars account, both about Obi-Wan Kenobi As the premiere of the most talked about Disney+ original series, but above all the abuse that Ingram suffered.
“It seems some fan base decided to attack Moses Ingram online and send her the most horrific racist [direct messages]. I heard some of this this morning and it broke my heart,” he said. “Moses is a fantastic actor. She is a talented woman. She is absolutely amazing in this series. She brings a lot to the collection, she brings a lot to the collection. It makes me sick when this happens. Suffice it to say, as the lead actor of the series, as the executive producer of the series, we stand with Moses. We love Moses.If you send her bullying messages, you won’t star wars A fan in my heart. There is no place for racism in this world. I fully support Moses. “
in the actress’s corner there is Star Trek: Strange New world Star Anson Mount posted on social media on Tuesday: “This is Moses Ingram. She’s a phenomenal talent and a new addition to the @starwars universe. She’s also become a racist masquerading as a fan. target, as her presence threatens a twisted, dystopian fantasy that selectively ignores @therealbillydee et al. We, trek Family, let her come back. “
May 31st at 6pm: Updated statement from Ewan McGregor.
May 31, 12:10 pm Updated Anson Mount’s comment.