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Jimmy Wong and Rahul Kohli call out 'Rise of Skywalker' for sidelining Kelly Marie Tran



The last 'Star Wars' film was called out for sidelining the character of Rose Tico played by Kelly Marie Tran. Tran, who was the first woman of color in a Star Wars film, was met with racism and misogyny from fans and left social media as a result. Many saw her character being demoted to an extra was a vindication of the toxic fandom.

Jimmy Wong, who is starring in Disney's Mulan remake, wrote the following:

Actor Rahul Kohli also commented.

Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, while not referring to anything specific, tweeted an image of Tran in support.



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Tags: asian celebrities, race / racism, star wars
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