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The Vietnamese actor once collapsed because of racial discrimination

The Vietnamese actor once collapsed because of racial discrimination 1
The Vietnamese actor once collapsed because of racial discrimination 1

In a recent article in The New York Times, Kelly Marie Tran recounts her devastation when faced with comments on social networks.

Vietnamese actress Kelly Marie Tran.

Kelly Marie Tran joined the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the end of 2017. She plays Rose Tico, a maintenance worker who befriends John Boyega’s Finn and saves his life.

For nearly half a year, the Vietnamese actress’s page has had many malicious comments, mainly criticizing her role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The Vietnamese actor once collapsed because of racial discrimination

Kelly Marie Tran Oscar 2018

Kelly Marie Tran attended the Oscars red carpet.

Kelly Marie Tran said what made her feel more serious was not the racist words, but that she began to believe that she was just on the sidelines of other people’s lives.

Elsewhere in the post, Kelly expressed: `I thought if I were skinnier, had longer hair, and worst of all, I thought if I wasn’t Asian. For months, I’ve been pulled into a vortex

The Vietnamese actress wants to contribute to changing perspectives and the world she lives in.

Many artists such as director Rian Johnson, producer Garon Cockrell, John Fugelsang, Jody Houser, Kumail Nanjiani… supported her and criticized the culture of some fans.

The Vietnamese actor once collapsed because of racial discrimination

(Final) Ngo Thanh Van: ‘Language is the biggest barrier when filming Star Wars’

Kelly Marie Tran and Ngo Thanh Van share about the movie `Star Wars: The Last Jedi`.

Kelly Marie Tran was born in 1989 in San Diego (California, USA), to parents of Vietnamese descent.

Minh Anh

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