Posted on September 9, 2022

‘Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power’ Releases Official Statement Denouncing ‘Racism, Threats, Harassment’

Amanda Harding, Daily Wire, September 8, 2022

“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” drama drags on as its official Twitter account just posted a statement of unity with its cast, denouncing any fans who are allegedly harassing them.

“We, the cast of ‘Rings of Power,’ stand together in absolute solidarity and against the relentless racism, threats, harassment, and abuse some of our castmates of color are being subjected to on a daily basis,” the Twitter post begins.

“We refuse to ignore it or tolerate it. JRR Tolkien created a world which, by definition, is multi-cultural. A world in which free peoples from different races and cultures join together, in fellowship, to defeat the forces of evil. ‘Rings of Power’ reflects that.”

The statement assures, “Our world has never been all white, fantasy has never been all white, Middle-earth is not all white. BIPOC belong in Middle-earth and they are here to stay.”