Many viewers have continued to point out is the lack of dark-skinned actors on the series.
Twitter user @_nyluh highlighted her frustration with casting, the result was her getting blocked by lead actress Yara Shahidi.
Okay sis pic.twitter.com/5pNxDmUsY7— nyla (@_nyluh) March 16, 2018
Many Twitter users were not here for it. Several slammed the star for banishing criticism.
The star also responded to some of her detractors.
I have a negativity shield as strong as the ones developed by Wakabi’s tribes 🚫 nope, not today #wakandaforever— Yara shahidi (@YaraShahidi) March 16, 2018
Wasn’t blocked because of her comment on colorism (as I’ve said, I’m always open to conversation) It was that they felt the need to tag me in this thread pic.twitter.com/f1fWwPghMl— Yara shahidi (@YaraShahidi) March 16, 2018
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