Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Was Warned By Lucasfilm To Expect Racist Backlash

May 24, 2022

Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram becomes one of the first Black women to have a prominent role in the Star Wars franchise as she appears as Reva The Third Sister of the Inquisitors in the Ewan McGregor-led series, which arrives on Disney+ this Friday. However, before taking on the role, the actress says she was told by Lucasfilm to expect a certain amount of racial backlash from “fans” on social media, similar to some toxic comments made about the latest Star Wars movies.

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