‘Star Wars’ lead Thandie Newton serious about diversity

Thandie Newton

CANNES — Thandie Newton was on a tear Tuesday morning.

Newton, who is the first black female lead in a “Star Wars” film, said she faced “traumatic” racism and sexism in Hollywood and beyond — and she’s not taking it anymore.

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