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“People saying more than they need to”: Daisy Ridley Fed Up of Star Wars Trolls, Asks Future Female Franchise Leads To Ignore the Hatred

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Daisy Ridley is well known for her character of Rey, who acted as the main protagonist in the last trilogy of Star Wars. Ridley got spotlight and popularity for starring in fan-favorite Star Wars. Star Wars is a sci-fi which is multimedia franchise. The series enjoys immense popularity across the globe and its fan base continues to grow, tearing through different generations. Ridley was last seen reprising her role of Rey in the 2019 movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Ridley opened up about the toxicity she received after starring in the popular series of Star Wars.

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Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Daisy Ridley Opens up on Internet Toxicity

Ophelia star in a podcast opened up about the reaction she received from the internet after the release of the last installment of her Star Wars trilogy. Ridley shared that it was tough to not get upset after seeing the hatred news and comments.

“It’s changed film by film honestly, like 98% it’s so amazing, this last film it was really tricky. January was not that nice. It was weird, I felt like all of this love that we’d sort of been shown the first time around, I was like ‘Where’s the love gone?’ I watched the documentary, the making-of, this week, and it’s so filled with love; and I think it’s that tricky thing of when you’re part of something that is so filled with love and then people. You know, everyone’s entitled to not like something but it feels like it’s changed slightly. I think in general that’s because social media and what have you.”

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Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Daisy Ridley’s Piece of Advice to Future Female Leads

In an interview, Daisy Ridley shared how tough it can be to be the main female lead of a hit and legendary series like Star Wars. The Chaos Walking star passed down a piece of advice to the future female leads. Ridley as a caring senior advised her juniors to deal with the internet toxicity by filtering it and to find positivity in every aspect of life.

“The world is a crazy place. It’s important to tune out the stuff. Not just with ‘Star Wars,’ but with everything, you try and be in the moment and enjoy what it is because life moves quickly. We’re all living in that, with people saying more than they need to and commenting more than they need to. It’s so individual. Find the good in it all and enjoy it.”

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Daisy Ridley in Star Wars
Daisy Ridley in Star Wars

Ridley may have received lots of hate but the actor has also been awarded with fans’ praise and support for portraying a strong female character on screen. Ridley’s star war character, Rey may not be the first female lead of Star Wars but has surely made a good impact on audiences through her performance in the recent trilogy.

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Written by Vivek Kumar

A young passionate mind with a knack for writing. Vivek Kumar is currently majoring in Psychology and is set to share his thoughts with the rest of the world with his critical writing. If he is not writing he can be seen binging anime.