On Tuesday, International Women's Day was celebrated on social media with a potent mix of inspiring and disheartening messages about the status of women today. Star Wars hunk John Boyega contributed to the more uplifting portion of the IWD festivities, only to be met with a mutiny of sexist trolls. Here's what he posted:


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A perfectly fine endorsement of female solidarity, right? Well, while many commenters responded by applauding Boyega's positive message, there were also plenty of replies like these.