September 25, 2022

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Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase stir controversy: Alexandra Daddario gets involved too

there Annabeth’s team selection in Percy Jackson It seems that he was not accepted by the public and after the controversy erupted in recent days, Alexandra Daddario He decided to intervene in defense of the colleague Leah Jeffries.

The former star of Percy Jackson films said that she was more than satisfied with the cast, noting that in her opinion “Lea Jeffries is going to be the amazing Annabeth”. Meanwhile, the young actress revealed that she was Banned by Tik Tok After the numerous criticisms received on social networks.

“My TikTok has been blocked. I guess all the people didn’t want me to be Annabeth or something, they reported my account en masse”In the video, Jeffreys said, addressing his followers. “So far I don’t have a TikTok account anymore, but that won’t stop us!”.

However, in the past few hours, through a post on his blog, Rick Riordan accused Percy Jackson fans of racism. According to the author, in fact, the choice of Annabeth Chase He only meets the audience’s taste because of the color of his skin.

“This post is specifically for those who have trouble casting with Leah Jeffries as Annabeth Chase. It’s such a shame that these posts are circulating on the web, Leah brings so much energy and enthusiasm to the role, and with her power. She’s perfect like Annabeth. She will be a role model for new generations of girls who will see her as the kind of hero they want to be.”

Riordan continued: “If you have a problem with this choice, please get back to me. No one else is to blame. As strong as Leah is, as much as we have discussed the possibility of this kind of backlash and extreme stress this will bring, the negative comments he has received online It’s not right. They have to stop. Now.”

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