How Lord of the Rings stars are standing up for the Rings of Power cast after racism

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Middle-earth showing a united front.

Since the two actors The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Ismael Cruz Cordova And Lenny Henry, rightly, revealed that they’ve been victims of racist abuse online, cast members The original Peter Jackson trilogy Showed their support to the stars.

September 7, Eliza Woodwho played Frodo Baggins in the trilogy, Tweeted a photo of himself and co-actors Dominic Monaghan And Billy Boydwho played Merry Brandybuck and Pippin Took respectively.

In the photo, the actors all wear custom shirts that say “You’re All Welcome Here” in Elvish, and the ears of various Middle-earth races in different skin tones.

Sean Astinwho also played Samwise Gamgee Posted a photo of himself in a hat of the same design on September 7.

Clothing designed by Don Marshall is available for purchase On the artist’s website And 50% of the proceeds will be donated to “a charity that supports POC”.

Additionally, Cordova and Henry received support from their own cast mates in the form of a group statement Cordova posted on Instagram on September 7.

“We, its cast ring of power, absolute solidarity and stand together against the persistent racism, threats, harassment and abuse some cast members like me are being subjected to on a daily basis,” the statement read in part. “We refuse to ignore or tolerate this.”

A week later Cordova demonstrated this support,

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