Hours before the release of the highly-anticipated trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a group of racist 'fans' have been urging others on Twitter to boycott the sci-fi saga.
A group known only as "racist nerds" have initiated the hashtag #BoycottStarwarsVII, a global discussion about "white genocide" and other ridiculous racist ideas, and it's now heavily trending on Twitter. Apparently, they're not happy about John Boyega being a significant part of the film.
Check out some of their Tweets below:
They're clearly attempting to create some racist buzz on Twitter for other racists, but at least we won't have to worry about being stuck beside a racist when Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuts in December. Thankfully, some heroic fans on Twitter eviscerated the logic behind the hashtag:
Earlier this month, John Boyega talked about the racist reactions to his role in the film. You can read about it here.