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Kelly Marie Tran Says She Has Moved on From Cyberbullying Over ‘Star Wars’ Casting

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While Kelly Marie Tran has not made a social media comeback, the Vietnamese American star has already moved past the backlash she had received for her casting in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

Tran, who played Rose Tico, faced vitriol from toxic fans for being “the most useless character” in the film, which also received criticism for “forcing diversity” and a petition to be deleted from the franchise.

Teen Wins International Award for Anti-Cyberbullying App

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Sadat Rahman, a 17-year-old boy from Bangladesh, was named the winner of the 2020 Children’s Peace Prize for creating the anti-cyberbullying app “Cyber Teens.”

The app, which allows teens to send reports of bullying confidentially and teaches them about online safety, was created by Rahman after hearing news of a 15-year-old girl who took her own life because of cyberbullying, according to Kids Rights.