Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Kelly Marie Tran has spoken out publicly for the first time since she disappeared from social media in June.
Many blamed Tran's exit from Instagram on internet trolls who had showered her with hateful messages following her breakout role in director Rian Johnson's 2017 Star Wars movie.
She doesn't share any specifics in a new essay published in the New York Times, opting instead to speak more broadly about society's latent racist tendencies and her own cultural erasure.
"It wasn't their words, it's that I started to believe them," she wrote. Read more...