Mexican Father's Response To Diego Luna's Accent in Rogue One
On Tuesday morning, a tweet describing a daughter bringing her father to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is doing wonders for on-screen diversity, began circulating on Twitter. The tweet, which had more than 1,700 retweets by Tuesday evening, is a screenshot from Tumblr, where the original post has over 14,000 notes since it was posted on Monday.
"I felt like it was important for him to see a hero in a big blockbuster film who spoke with with confidence and yet had his accent," she said. "He was so elated. I mean, have you ever seen a 60-year-old Mexican man skip to his car? Because I have!"
Response to the post is almost unanimous: People are crying.