Twitter users across the world have come to the defense of Star Wars for enlisting a black character in the latest episode that is set to be officially released in December.
Some racists had gone on to use twitter to attack the decision to use blacks in the movie for the first time.
British actor John Boyega and Kenyan Oscar award winner Lupita Nyong’o are part of the crew assembled by director of the Star Wars J.J Abrams.
The racists had started trolling the movie and urged people to boycott it under the hash-tag ##BoycottStarWarsVII.
The trolls were however washed away as lovers of the movie supported the decision to include the black characters for the new episode.
Here are some of the reactions to the racist tweets;
As a white American Male I would like to apologize for the stupidity of #BoycottStarWarsVII
— Mason Wheeler (@wheelermason) October 19, 2015
Lemme get this straight:
Wookies, Ewoks & Droids are fine but a BLACK PERSON is a problem?
Go home.You're Drunk.
— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) October 19, 2015