#USA Original Lord of the Rings stars such as Elijah Wood and Sean Astin shut down racist trolls #USNews

#USA Original Lord of the Rings stars such as Elijah Wood and Sean Astin shut down racist trolls #USNews

#USA Original Lord of the Rings stars such as Elijah Wood and Sean Astin shut down racist trolls #USNews

The debut of the first two episodes of Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power final week has introduced some racist trolls out of the woodwork… resulting in some authentic Lord of the Rings film trilogy stars to talk out.

Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd took to social media on Wednesday, showcasing new hats and t-shirts with a robust message written in the Elvish language Neo-Sindarin, which interprets to, ‘You Are All Welcome Here.’

The shirts, hats and different merchandise have been created by Don Marshall, the self-dubbed, ‘Obscure Lord of the Rings Facts Guy’ who has practically 600K followers on TikTok, that are presently accessible on his official website.

Speak out: The debut of the first two episodes of Amazon's The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power last week has brought some racist trolls out of the woodwork... leading to some original Lord of the Rings movie trilogy stars to speak out

Speak out: The debut of the first two episodes of Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power final week has introduced some racist trolls out of the woodwork… resulting in some authentic Lord of the Rings film trilogy stars to talk out

Wood posted a photograph of him alongside Monaghan and Boyd, all sporting the shirts, which function ‘You Are All Welcome Here’ written in an Elvish script.

Below the script there are illustrations of a quantity of completely different Elvish ears of numerous shapes and colours.

Wood merely tweeted, ‘You Are All Welcome Here’ whereas tagging @LOTROnPrime and Don Marshall (@DonMarshall72) with the #RingsOfPower hashtag and the hyperlink to Marshall’s web site to buy the t-shirts.

Elijah's tweet: Wood posted a photo of him alongside Monaghan and Boyd, all wearing the shirts, which feature 'You Are All Welcome Here' written in an Elvish script

Elijah’s tweet: Wood posted a photograph of him alongside Monaghan and Boyd, all sporting the shirts, which function ‘You Are All Welcome Here’ written in an Elvish script

The tweet went viral early on Wednesday morning, and has since amassed over 14K retweets and 90K likes.

Boyd additionally posted the picture with an analogous tweet, whereas Astin tweeted an analogous put up, although he was sporting a white hat that includes the similar message.

The present’s official Twitter additionally despatched a message, which started, ‘We stand in solidarity with our forged #YouAreAllWelcomeHere.’

Hat: Astin tweeted a similar post, though he was wearing a white hat featuring the same message

Hat: Astin tweeted an analogous put up, although he was sporting a white hat that includes the similar message

Billy: Boyd also posted the photo with a similar tweet

Billy: Boyd additionally posted the picture with an analogous tweet

‘We, the forged of Rings of Power, stand collectively in absolute solidarity towards the relentless racism, threats, harassment and abuse some of our castmates of colour are being subjected to each day. We refuse to disregard it or tolerate it,’ the assertion learn.

‘JRR Tolkien created a world which, by definition, is multi-cultural. A world by which free peoples from, completely different races and cultures be a part of collectively, in fellowship, to defeat the forces of evil. ‘Rings of Power’ displays that. Our world has by no means been all white, fantasy has by no means been all white, Middle-earth isn’t all white. BIOPIC belong in Middle-earth and they’re hear to remain,’ the assertion continued.

‘Finally, all our love and fellowship exit to the followers supporting us, particularly followers of colour who’re themselves being attacked for merely present on this fandom. We see you, your bravery and your infinite creativity. Your cosplays, fancams, fan artwork and insights make this neighborhood a richer place and remind us of our function. You are legitimate, you might be cherished and you belong. You are an integral half of the LOTR household – thanks for having our backs,’ the assertion concluded, with an Elvish phrase Namarie, which interprets to, ‘Be effectively.’

Stand together: 'We, the cast of Rings of Power, stand together in absolute solidarity against the relentless racism, threats, harassment and abuse some of our castmates of color are being subjected to on a daily basis. We refuse to ignore it or tolerate it,' the statement read

Stand collectively: ‘We, the forged of Rings of Power, stand collectively in absolute solidarity towards the relentless racism, threats, harassment and abuse some of our castmates of colour are being subjected to each day. We refuse to disregard it or tolerate it,’ the assertion learn

The present of solidarity got here after The Rings of Power debuted on Amazon Prime Video, that includes a quantity of actors of colour in main roles.

These embody Ismael Cruz Cordova as the elf Arondir, dwarf Sophia Nomvete as the dwarf Princess Disa and Nazanin Boniadi as the human Bronwyn.

There has been hypothesis that racist trolls have been ‘review-bombing’ the present in the viewers rankings on Rotten Tomatoes, with a number of of the forged members of colour getting hateful messages. 

Arondir: These include Ismael Cruz Cordova as the elf Arondir (above), dwarf Sophia Nomvete as the dwarf Princess Disa and Nazanin Boniadi as the human Bronwyn.

Arondir: These embody Ismael Cruz Cordova as the elf Arondir (above), dwarf Sophia Nomvete as the dwarf Princess Disa and Nazanin Boniadi as the human Bronwyn.

Cruz-Cordova quote-retweeted Wood’s tweet, including, ‘We belong in Middle-earth’ with two Black fist emojis and a purple coronary heart emoji.

Boniadi quote-retweeted each Wood and Astin’s tweets with coronary heart emojis, whereas one other forged member, Benjamin Walker, thanked them each.

Marshall, overwhelmed by the assist, despatched out one other tweet exclaiming, ‘The Hobbits are sporting our merchandise! I’m past phrases. Thank you a lot!’

Belong: Cruz-Cordova quote-retweeted Wood's tweet, adding, 'We belong in Middle-earth' with two Black fist emojis and a red heart emoji

Belong: Cruz-Cordova quote-retweeted Wood’s tweet, including, ‘We belong in Middle-earth’ with two Black fist emojis and a purple coronary heart emoji

Heart: Boniadi quote-retweeted both Wood and Astin's tweets with heart emojis

Heart: Boniadi quote-retweeted each Wood and Astin’s tweets with coronary heart emojis

Thanks: Another cast member, Benjamin Walker, thanked them both

Thanks: Another forged member, Benjamin Walker, thanked them each

He additionally thanked one other Twitter consumer, @WizardWayKris, who teaches Elvish and offered the translation for the shirts.

Kris despatched out a tweet of his personal, including, ‘OMG… Uh….. Uhm……. The Elvish says “Si  Uh…. Uhm…. The Elvish says “Sí de maedol.” -> Sindarin for YOU ALL ARE WELCOME HERE.’

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power debuts the third episode of its eight-episode season on Thursday, September 8 at 9 PM PT. 

Thanks: He also thanked another Twitter user, @WizardWayKris, who teaches Elvish and provided the translation for the shirts

Thanks: He also thanked another Twitter user, @WizardWayKris, who teaches Elvish and provided the translation for the shirts

Translation: Kris sent out a tweet of his own, adding, 'OMG... Uh..... Uhm....... The Elvish says "Si Uh.... Uhm.... The Elvish says "Sí de maedol." -> Sindarin for YOU ALL ARE WELCOME HERE'

Translation: Kris sent out a tweet of his own, adding, ‘OMG… Uh….. Uhm……. The Elvish says “Si Uh…. Uhm…. The Elvish says “Sí de maedol.” -> Sindarin for YOU ALL ARE WELCOME HERE’

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