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John Boyega slams ‘Star Wars’ fans for intimidating co-stars

John Boyega urged “Star Wars” fans to stop the harassment of his co-stars after the actress and links of social media by the online bullying.

(Reuters)

John Boyega beat “Star Wars” fans for the harassment of his co-stars after the actress Kelly Marie Tran recently the headlines for deleting all of her Instagram posts allegedly in reaction to online bullying.

Boyega took to Twitter to address the fans and urge them to stop the harassment.

“If you don’t like Star Wars or the characters to understand that there are decision-makers and terrorizing the actors/ actresses do nothing about it,” Boyega tweeted on Tuesday. “You are not entitled to politeness when your approach is rude. Even if you paid for a ticket!”

If you don’t like Star Wars or the characters to understand that there are decision-makers and terrorizing the actors/ actresses do not do anything. You are not entitled to politeness when your approach is rude. Even if you paid for a ticket! ??♂️

— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) June 12, 2018

The actor also thanked “most of” Star Wars “fans” for the support, rather than bullying, the cast.

“The majority of Star Wars fans thank you for the support and put yourself in the shoes. You understand that there is a process is so very appreciated !” Boyega tweeted.

The majority of Star Wars fans thank you for the support and put yourself in the shoes. You understand that there is a process is so very appreciated !

— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) June 12, 2018

‘STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI STAR KELLY MARIE TRAN PURGES INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT, ALLEGEDLY AS A RESULT OF ONLINE BULLYING

Boyega tweets come after Tran swept her entire Instagram page. The post purge was spotted by fan site of Star Wars Facts, that the alleged “months of harassment” was the reason behind Tran social media shut down. Tran, who plays the role of Rose, Tico “The Last Jedi” and is the Vietnamese-American, has been the subject of online bullying in the past.

Various cast and crew immediately came out in support of the actress. Mark Hamill tweeted, “What is there not to love?”, earlier this month, along with a photo of himself and Tran.

What is there not to love?#GetALifeNerds pic.twitter.com/k1sa0X1qpg

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) 6 June 2018

“#GetALifeNerds,” Hamill added.

“The Last of the Jedi: director Rian Johnson also called the trolls “manbabies.”

Fox News’ Julius Young contributed to this report.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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