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Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram posts — is it tied to harassment of 'Star Wars' actresses?

Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram posts — is it tied to harassment of 'Star Wars' actresses?

Kelly Marie Tran, the actress best known for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," deleted all her posts on Instagram this week, leaving her 192,000 followers to see nothing but a note that says: "Afraid, but doing it anyway."

The immediate question sparked by Tran's sudden action: Was she moved to do so because of online harassment?

Tran, the first Asian-American actress to have a leading role in a "Star Wars" movie, is part of the franchise's increasing racial and gender diversity.

That shift has sparked particularly intense reactions from fans - both positive and negative.

The "Star Wars" universe has been political since it...

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