Rose Tico's character page on Wookieepedia, an online Star Wars encyclopaedia, was changed so that she was renamed "Ching Chong Wing Tong" - a slur used to mock the East Asian accent.
Kelly had previously been lauded over her candid, relateable posts such as comparing herself before and after the polish of glam squads and retouching in magazine spreads. One post, among the many saved by fans before the account was deleted, reads, "I avoided public social media for a long time purely because I was afraid. It's sad that her life choices are presently being dictated by a awful bunch of so-called Star Wars Fans", said Sanjiv Indran, the president of the Star Wars Malaysia Fan Club.
Since the release of The Last Jedi, the actress has been bombarded with numerous sexist and racist comments from Star Wars fans who didn't appreciate her Rose character. Tran, the newest addition to the Star Wars franchise, was being severely trolled online, primarily on her Instagram account and that of the official Star Wars page, because she is not available on either Facebook or Twitter.
Actress Daisy Ridley, who has suffered similar trolling since joining the "Star Wars" universe, shared a screen shot on social media of a story about Tran's bullying.
"The Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood tweeted Tuesday night, "I [heart] #kellymarietran and her incredible work in The Last Jedi".
Global News has reached out to Tran's reps for comment and/or confirmation.
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University of Cambridge which was in joint fourth place a year ago dropped a place in the latest rankings, released on Wednesday. Fudan University, University of Science and Technology of China and Shanghai Jiao Tong University all ranked in the 81-90 slot.
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Danielle explained her whole house was wired with Amazon devices, something not uncommon for fans of the Alexa units. The contact, who was one of her husband's work employees, told the woman to "unplug your Alexa devices right now".
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Brazil legend Rivaldo: 'Fred right fit for Manchester United'
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Ireland Votes to Repeal Abortion Ban
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As CO2 Is Rising Rice Loses B Vitamins
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