Tony Stark’s daughter asks fans to stop bullying her

2019-06-27 12:41

Cape Town - Hands off Tony Stark’s daughter – or else you’ll have the Avengers fans to deal with.

Little Lexi Rabe, who plays Morgan Stark in Avengers: Endgame, recently took to Instagram to plead with people to stop bullying her and her family.

The seven-year-old never mentioned specific incidences of victimisation but in the caption of the video her mother, Jessica, asks fans of the Marvel film to understand that it’s not the little girl’s fault if she sometimes can’t stop for autographs or pictures with fans, according to The Metro.

“I mess up sometimes so my mom and dad give me tons of talking-tos and time outs,” Lexi says in the video. “Believe me. If I go anywhere and act a little silly or messed up or anything like that, I’m just seven years old.

“Please don’t bully my family. Or me. Bye, love you 3000.”

From what Jessica writes in the caption, this isn’t the first time Lexi has fallen victim to harassment from fans, the BBC reports.

“I hate that we even have to post this. But yet again Lexi’s getting bullied,” she started.

“Please keep your opinions to yourself so Lexi can grow up in the free world. Sometimes we’re rushing from place to place stressed like everyone else to get to set on time or work or whatever and we seem a little grumpy.

“I’m sorry if you see us this way but that’s life! If you ask us for an autograph we always almost say yes. If we happen to be having a bad day that might put us right on the right! We are not perfect!”

She added people shouldn’t judge until they’ve had kids of their own.

“Just try to realise the different strokes for different folks. What you do with your kids may work for you and what I do with my kids works well for me. My children love me and respect me even if they act out sometimes.”

The post racked up nearly 250 000 views and a flood of comments, almost all of it in support of Lexi.

“It makes me so sad to hear Lexi is being bullied. She’s so cute! I don’t even fully understand why people bully. But I know a lot of it has to do with jealousy and self-confidence,” one wrote.

“I don’t understand how or why anyone would do anything but be supportive on a social media site,” another added. “Sadly, evil-spirited individuals haunt these sites and usually the best tactic is to simply ignore them and focus on the kind comments. Stay strong, keep your head up, and value those with and around you.”

Sources: BBC, The Metro,

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