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"Star Wars" star John Boyega slammed fans who harassed co-star Kelly Marie Tran and reportedly drove her off of social media

Jesse Grant/Getty Images Last week, "The Last Jedi" star Kelly Marie Tran left Instagram, reportedly after being bullied by fans who didn’t like her character. Now, costar John Boyega is standing up fo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Actor Kelly Marie Tran Posted About Social Media Fears on Deleted Instagram Account

Kelly Marie Tran, who played Rose Tico in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” deleted her Instagram account after abuse from aggrieved “Star Wars” fans, after having previously attempted to reach out......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 5th, 2018

Fans showed up in costume at Comic-Con to support "Star Wars" actress Kelly Marie Tran, who was harassed online for months

Disney/Lucasfilm After months of sexist and racist harassment online, Kelly Marie Tran, who plays Rose Tico in the Star Wars films, wiped her Instagram account in June. At San Diego Comic Con Saturday, a #RallyforRos.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

Mark Hamill defends Kelly Marie Tran after online harassment and calls out "Star Wars" fans

Disney/Lucasfilm "Star Wars" star Mark Hamill defended co-star Kelly Marie Tran on Twitter on Wednesday. Hamill tweeted a photo of the two of them together with the caption, "What's not to love?.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

A 22-year-old Instagram star is accused of stealing $62,550 from fans after allegedly tricking them into giving their bank information

Screenshot from the Manhattan District Attorney's Office Press Release A social media star and rapper known as Young Ash is accused of s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

‘Star Wars’ Actress Kelly Marie Tran Deletes or Hides Instagram Posts

‘Star Wars’ Actress Kelly Marie Tran Deletes or Hides Instagram Posts.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2018

Star Wars Fans Share Surprising Media Consumption Habits

With the release of “Solo: A Star.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 24th, 2018

Kylie Jenner makes more money on Instagram than any other star — here"s how much a post from her is worth

Kylie Jenner/Instagram One Instagram post by Kylie Jenner is worth $1 million in advertising, a new report from social media insights firm D'Marie Analytics found.  This makes the 20-year-old the "highest-valued influencer currently o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2018

The Education of Amandla Stenberg

This 19-year-old actress and star of “The Hate U Give” has become synonymous with a volatile strain of youthful, social-media-fueled, hyper-progressive celebrity......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 11th, 2018

An Instagram fitness star just called out the social media"s body image problem — and urged people to unfollow anyone who is "too perfect"

Sia Cooper / Instagram Social media is full of pictures of people living their best lives. But it's not always .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2018

"Doctor Who" and Netflix"s "The Crown" star Matt Smith is reportedly joining "Star Wars: Episode IX" to play a "key role"

BBC Former "Doctor Who" and "The Crown" star Matt Smith has been cast in next year's "Star Wars: Episode IX," according to Variety. Smith is up for an Emmy this year for his performance as Prince Phili.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2018

What Does Zynga"s (ZNGA) Partnership with Disney (DIS) Have in Store?

Just recently, gaming company Zynga (ZNGA) and media giant Disney (DIS) signed a partnership deal for Zynga to develop video games based on the Star Wars franchise. Just recently, gaming company Zynga ZNG.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Omarosa secretly taped her firing by John Kelly, plays it on NBC

Omarosa Manigault-Newman, a former West Wing aide and reality-television star, secretly recorded a conversation she had with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in the Situation Room, she said Sunday on NBC......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 12th, 2018

"Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams is launching an app with the bold aim to "revolutionise" social media

Daisie "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams is launching her new app, Daisie, on Wednesday. A press release says Daisie aims to "revolutionise the way young people use social media" by helping them break into the creative industries, li.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2018

YouTube star PewDiePie posted a distasteful meme mocking Demi Lovato"s apparent drug overdose

John Lamparski/Getty Images Demi Lovato was hospitalized on Tuesday in what is reportedly a heroin overdose. PewDiePie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

17-year-old Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies is reportedly set to smash MLS transfer record with move to Bayern Munich

John Raoux/AP A teenager for the Vancouve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2018

The Fat Jewish knows you"re burnt out on social media. That"s why he"s making wine

In an interview with CNN's Chloe Melas, Instagram star The Fat Jewish talks about his growing booze business and why he isn't banking on internet fame forever......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 24th, 2018

Disney Does Right by Star Wars Fans, Announces ‘The Clone Wars’ Cartoon Will Return

12 new episodes of the series, cancelled in 2013, will air on Disney Direct. Disney is getting serious about its direct-to-consumer offering. It just announced at San Diego Comic-Con that will be bringing back Star Wars: The Clone Wars to Di.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 19th, 2018

Disney"s Star Wars-themed race will feature some of the galaxy"s fiercest rivalries (Video)

Walt Disney World soon will allow Star Wars fans to fulfill their destiny during the RunDisney race weekend. The Force has been strong with Walt Disney World, which has hosted the Star Wars-themed RunDisney race weekend since 2016. And now, the th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Bo Burnham on "Eighth Grade" and Why the Internet Makes Him Anxious

The former YouTube star's debut film is "The Breakfast Club" of Gen Z: A sweet and moving peek inside the unending social media obsessions of teenagers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2018

Why Was John Kelly Uncomfortable When Trump Attacked Germany? "He Was Expecting a Full Breakfast"

The retired four-star general shifted in his seat and looked away as Trump branded Germany a "captive" of Russia, but the White House says he was simply underwhelmed by the catering......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018