Hayden Christensen’s advice to Kelly Marie Tran in dealing with fan backlash: “Don’t take it too seriously”
From ET Canada:
““Little Italy” and “Star Wars” actor Hayden Christensen gives advice to “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” star Kelly Marie Tran, who was bullied off social media by racism stemming from her character in the film.”
Hayden Christensen: “I don’t know if I have any advice for that, but just…you know, don’t take it too seriously, because… Unfortunately, those are the ones that make the most noise. But the majority of people don’t feel that way, so, keep that in mind.”
Yes and yay. A positive while reflective interview. This is the most comfortable I’ve ever seen/heard Hayden with media. Cool advise to Kelly who will probably now go by her real name of Loan. Wish they had premiered Little Italy at TIFF. And what’s the big deal with those local native reviewers complaining about geography? All film makers take advantage of the visual and so what it it stretches the dimensions and directions of the real Toronto?
I find myself watching Hayden clips with a big smile on my face — and not merely because he’s so dishy. He seems like an incredibly genuine person: very grounded, centred, and humble; also shy, yet open, warm, and sincere. And Hayden’s right. As the saying goes: empty vessels make the most noise. Love that little wink! He does seem cooler than usual in the clip. Maybe he’s observed enough of the media machine to know how it all works. He can step back a little and laugh about it all. His advice to KMT is probably going to rankle some (“What — just ignore it???”), but it’s simple, from the heart, and makes a lot of sense. To Anakin, you listen!