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John Boyega on Disney's defense of 'Obi-Wan' star against racist harassment: 'Moses Ingram being protected makes me feel protected'

“It’s not a conversation you can bring up,” the ‘Star Wars’ actor said of his time in the sequel trilogy. “But looking at how blatant it is now, to see Ewan McGregor coming to support…For me, [it] satisfies a time when I wasn’t supported.”

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, talking about Disney and Obi-Wan star Ewan McGregor in SiriusXM tell me everything with John Fugsang . In the interview, the actor said he wasn’t bothered by how the racist reaction he faced while watching the sequel series was different from Disney and Lucasfilm Studios.

“I don’t feel bitter at all. It makes me feel like sometimes you’re the one, my dad taught me that. Sometimes you’re not the blessed one, sometimes you’re Moses,” the actor explained road. “You lead people to the mountain, but you see the destination. You don’t go in, you let others in. That’s where you get joy out of it.”

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“I feel protected by Moses Ingram being protected,” he said. “It made me think, ‘Okay, cool. I’m not the elephant in the room. Because when I started, it wasn’t a real conversation you could bring up.'”

He added, “It’s kind of like, let’s keep silent. It’s not a conversation you can bring up. But looking at how blatant it is now, to see Ewan McGregor coming to support … for me, [it] fleshes out what I didn’t get Time for support.”

Back in May, official Star Wars Social Media Accounts issued a statement in support of Ingram , at Obi-Wan as Reva Sevander after actress revealed she was hated, racist after casting and appearing on the show and discriminatory slurs, messages and threats.

“What bothers me is this feeling inside of me that no one told me, but this feeling I have to shut up and accept, I have to endure it with a smile,” she said at the time. “And I wasn’t built that way. So, I wanted to stand up and say thank you to those who showed up in the comments and where I wasn’t going to put myself. To the rest of you, you’re all weird.”

In response, Star Wars shared on its social accounts that the series “proudly welcomes Moses Ingram to Star Wars family and excited for Reva’s story to unfold.”

it continued: “If anyone is going to make her unpopular in any way, we have only one thing to say: we boycott.”

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Racism experienced when playing Finn after release Rise of Skywalker , the last in a trilogy, back in 865. Support for Boyega’s statement Lucasfilm’s announcement follows the actor’s appearance at a Black Lives Matter protest in London, where the studio said they stand with the actor, Black Lives Matter, “the evil of racism” must stop”.

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