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Mark Hamill supports Kelly Marie Tran after reports of harassment

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Veteran has come out in support of his "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" co-star after she was trolled on by the hardcore franchise fans.

Tran, 29, recently deleted all of her posts after the She has left a black and white profile photo and her bio read, "Afraid, but doing it anyway."

The is the first Asian to feature in the franchise and was constantly trolled on for her performance in the Rian Johnson-directed "The Last Jedi".

Hamill, 66, took to and shared a picture of his with Tran.

"What's not to love?#GetALifeNerds" he wrote.

Johnson had also slammed the "manbabies" and the franchise fans for their abusive behaviour on

"On social media a few unhealthy people can cast a big shadow on the wall, but over the past 4 years I've met lots of real fellow SW fans. We like and dislike stuff but we do it with humour, love and respect. We're the vast majority, we're having fun & doing just fine," he wrote on

Tran's co-star was also subjected to after she debuted in "Force Awakens". Ridley was criticised for her looks and stance on gun control which led her to delete her account in 2016.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 12:30 IST
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