John Boyega Said ‘Everyone Has Moved On’ From Star Wars Rise of Skywalker and Trolls Should Too

by Jeremy Spirogis
John Boyega at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 After Party at The Grosvenor House Hotel on February 02, 2020.

The Rise of Skywalker was the latest Star Wars film to realize lots of destructive responses on-line. While love for the prequels is beginning to pop up increasingly — they have been as soon as despised by a sure group of followers — hate for the sequels continues to develop. Or at the least not go away. The Rise of Skywalker is the worst-rated film from the franchise on Rotten Tomatoes and it opened an entire slew of questions that might solely be answered with the graphic novel or novelization. That’s not preferrred for a lot of followers, however John Boyega shouldn’t be right here to hearken to hate on the movie. 

John Boyega at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 After Party at The Grosvenor House Hotel on February 02, 2020.
John Boyega on the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 After Party at The Grosvenor House Hotel on February 02, 2020 | Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

John Boyega responded on Twitter concerning ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ 

As NME reported, Boyega tweeted on April 19 that trolls ought to simply slide into his DMs and ship him their criticism “with chest and charm.” A Twitter consumer responded that they couldn’t be as embarrassing as Episode IX. To that, Boyega tweeted, “Embarrassing ? LOL you wish. Very fulfilling, some disappointments but yet not that big of a deal. Everyone has moved on…..”

Boyega could be very open on social media about how he doesn’t have time to take care of these trolls. Not to say, as he factors out usually, he didn’t write or direct the movie. He additionally tweeted just lately that fandom doesn’t cease him from doing a film, however he’s not keen on doing a superhero film. 

I’ll by no means ever go right into a franchise contemplating the fandom. Deep down I actually don’t care lol hey paying? lol  proper now it’s silly to not discover other creative avenues for myself. That transfer could be so typical.

Boyega has been fairly open about how he trolls the trolls on social media

In January, rather less than a month after The Rise of Skywalker got here out, Boyega shared a video on his Instagram that confirmed all of the hate he’s acquired from components of the fandom. He trolled the trolls a bit and captioned it, “Glad I got that out of my system 🤣”

The hate got here within the type of completely different tweets directed at Boyega, publicly, in addition to different feedback from public accounts. Boyega could be seen slicing by means of them or destroying the screenshots in several methods.

However, Boyega responding negatively to different destructive feedback is to be anticipated. He’s additionally been very open about how his love for his followers and involvement within the movie. His most up-to-date Instagram posts are Finn, Poe, and Rey hugging, and one other is of him signing for his followers. All love ultimately. 

Co-star Daisy Ridley additionally just lately shared disappointment with the followers

During an interview with the podcast, DragCast on April 13, Daisy Ridley additionally talked concerning the expertise she had after the movie got here out. She mentioned that “98 percent” of the reactions to The Rise of Skywalker has been constructive, however that it’s a “tricky” steadiness. “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?’” she shared. 

But she did say that watching the documentary The Skywalker Legacy was a great pick-me-up. “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 [don’t like it],” Ridley mentioned. 

Regardless of the destructive response, these stars see typically, there are numerous followers who did love the film. And that’s finally what issues on the finish of the day.

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