Star Wars came to the defence of Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram on its official Twitter account after the actor received racist abuse online.
Ingram is the latest actor of colour to receive abuse from Star Wars fans; John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran both spoke out about the racism they received online when they starred in the franchise.
“We are proud to welcome Moses Ingram to the Star Wars family and excited for Reva’s story to unfold.
It continued: “There are more than 20 million sentient species in the Star Wars galaxy, don’t choose to be a racist.”
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