Rose Tico

Rally for Rose Tico at San Diego Comic-Con

It goes without saying that we are huge fans of Rose Tico and Kelly Marie Tran here at The Nerds of Color. Unfortunately, there’s a significant …

Comics

From Daisy Ridley to Billy Dee Williams, Here's the Cast of Star Wars: Episode IX

Although the official title for <b>Star Wars: Episode IX</b> remains under wraps, a few key details (and plenty of interesting theories) about the final installment in the recent trilogy have begun to leak out. While the late, great Carrie Fisher won't be reprising her role as General Leia Organa this time …

Billy Dee Williams

Jar Jar Binks Actor Ahmed Best Thanks Fans for Support After Sharing His Struggle With Suicide

Before there was “The Last Jedi’s” Rose Tico, there was “The Phantom Menace’s” Jar Jar Binks. Fans claimed the CGI bipedal alien rabbit ruined the …

Celebrity (UK)

Online abuse - BBC News

Posted at 13:31 17 Jul<p>An undercover film suggests moderators are routinely keeping up content that violates Facebook's policies.<p>Posted at 11:58 17 Jul<p>A campaigner says Facebook is still not removing videos harmful to children.<p>Posted at 9:44 2 Jul<p>Transgender child on online abuse<p>Posted at 20:55 20 …

Social Media

Adorable Hazmat worker in BrickHeadz style

Usually, fan-built BrickHeadz models feature well-known public figures or fictional characters from pop culture, like The Little Mermaid, Scooby Doo …

Cute

Star Wars fans rally around Kelly Marie Tran after reported online harassment

As Rose Tico puts it: “That’s how we’re gonna win. Not fighting what we hate, but by saving what we love.”<p>After <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s</i> Kelly Marie …

Star Wars

What Broke ‘Star Wars’ Fandom and Why #SWRepMatters

Ever since Kelly Marie Tran was bullied off of social media by Star Wars fanboys, an age-old debate in nerd circles has reemerged: Why is fandom so …

Star Wars

Millie Bobby Brown leaves Twitter amid cyberbullying

<b>(CNN) —</b> Millie Bobby Brown has deactivated her Twitter account after becoming the target of a cruel hashtag and meme.<p>The 14 year-old "Stranger Things" star deleted her @milliebbrown account Wednesday.<p>The hashtag #TakeDownMillieBobbyBrown started last year, according to one Twitter user, when …

Social Media

Stephen Colbert Made a Star Wars Episode IX Trailer to Stick It to Racist, Sexist Trolls

You have to watch this.<p><i>The Last Jedi</i> has a problem. No, I'm not talking about its kinda glacial pacing. Or the Master Codebreaker red herring. Or how …

Stephen Colbert

Pro-'Straight White Male Hero' group takes credit for running 'Star Wars' actress Kelly Marie Tran off Instagram

Kelly Marie Tran, the “Last Jedi” actress bullied off of Instagram, may have been the subject of a hateful Facebook group aiming to take down the …

Social Media

Stephen Colbert's Star Wars trailer will tick off Kelly Marie Tran trolls

Stephen Colbert thought it “terrible” <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> actress Kelly Marie Tran had reportedly been bullied off of Instagram by internet …

Late Night Television

Stephen Colbert Cut a Star Wars Trailer to Dunk on Kelly Marie Tran's Harassers

The idea that Kelly Marie Tran, the charming actress who played Rose Tico in <i>The Last Jedi</i>, would get such hate for her role that she would possibly …

Geek

Stephen Colbert Teases Star Wars Trolls With Hilarious 'Episode IX' Trailer

Since bigots are mad about Kelly Marie Tran’s role in the new #StarWars we’re going to teach them a lesson with our own new trailer. #LSSC …

Social Media

Stephen Colbert Hits Back at "Hateful Dweebs" Who Harassed 'Star Wars' Actress

The 'Late Show' host debuted a trailer for a faux 'Star Wars' film that reimagines Kelly Marie Tran's Rose Tico as the main character after reports …

Stephen Colbert

Harassed Star Wars actor honored with Rose Tico fan art

When news hit this week that Star Wars actor Kelly Marie Tran deleted all the posts on her Instagram account, speculation spread online about whether her recent departure from the site was due to harassment from people who didn't care for her role as Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.<p>While Tran …

Star Wars

“Star Wars” trolls drove Kelly Marie Tran off social media, exposing an ugly side of fandom

<b>Kelly Marie Tran (AP/Jordan Strauss)</b><p>Why does the dislike of a character translate into racist and sexist language directed at the actress?<p>Princess Weekes<p>June 8, 2018 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Even before the polarizing backlash against "The Last Jedi<i>,"</i> actress Kelly Marie Tran, who played Rose Tico in the film, …

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'Legally Blonde 3' Is Happening

<i>By Dani Nick</i> <i>Philadelphia (CW Philly) —</i> Rumors about a potential <i>Legally Blonde 3</i> have been circulating, and Reese Witherspoon finally confirmed the …

Legally Blonde

Star Wars Fans Show Support For Kelly Marie Tran With #FanArtForRose

Following the departure of Kelly Marie Tran from Instagram after months of online harassment, the <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> actor has received support …

Star Wars

Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran leaves social media over racist abuse

Tran hs received support from famous fans in the wake of the online abuse.<p>"This girl is a force to be reckoned with and there will be no slander …

Social Media

‘Star Wars’ Kelly Marie Tran Forced To Delete Her Instagram After Harassment & Haters Get Slammed

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ star Kelly Marie Tran has faced so much harassment from angry fans about her character, Rose Tico, that she’s deleted her …

Social Media

In Appreciation Of Kelly Marie Tran, A True Beacon Of Light In The ‘Star Wars’ Franchise

When <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> hit theaters last December, one thing was clear: we had a new group of stars on our hands. After being introduced to …

Streaming

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actress Kelly Marie Tran deleted all her Instagram posts after months of harassment

Actress Kelly Marie Tran, who played Rose Tico in last year's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," has deleted all her Instagram posts after months of sexist and racist harassment online. She has not publicly commented on her reason for wiping her page.<p>As of Tuesday, Tran's Instagram page was still visible, …

Star Wars

Star Wars Actress Kelly Marie Tran Deletes Instagram Posts After Months Of Being Harassed By Fans!

The <i>Star Wars</i> cinematic universe continues to grow, but its fandom continues to be overrun with problematic trolls.<i>The Last Jedi</i> breakout star <b>Kelly</b> …

Star Wars

Star Wars: 'The Last Jedi' Star Mysteriously Deletes Social Media Posts

Kelly Marie Tran debuted in the Star Wars saga as Rose Tico in <i>The Last Jedi</i>, a film which has become the most divisive film in the series thus far. …

Social Media

Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran deletes all her Instagram posts after suffering months of racist trolling

The first woman of color to play a leading role in the <i>Star Wars</i> films has deleted all her posts on Instagram after enduring months of abuse from …

Liberal View

Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram after months of harassment by Star Wars fans, and we're heartbroken

Since her breakout role as Rose Tico in <i>S</i><i>tar Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, Kelly Marie Tran has been subjected to cruel and racist harassment from the worst of …

Social Media

Star Wars Actor Kelly Marie Tran Deletes Instagram Posts After Harassment

Although critics praised Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, fan reaction was much more divisive and, at times, vitriolic. Some took aim at …

Star Wars

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' star Kelly Marie Tran purges Instagram account reportedly due to online bullying

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” star Kelly Marie Tran has gone completely dark on Instagram. The actress deleted all of her posts, reportedly in response to "Star Wars" fans who had been constantly bullying her online.<p>The post purge was spotted by the fan site Star Wars Facts, which claimed “months of …

Star Wars

Star Wars Star Kelly Marie Tran Departs Instagram Due To Harassment

Kelly Marie Tran, who plays Rose Tico in the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, deleted all of her Instagram posts last night as an apparent response to harassment. …

Star Wars

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Is Coming To Netflix In June

Mark your calendars for June 26, nerds.

Star Wars