The parents of Avengers: Endgame star Lexi Rabe, who plays the adorable Morgan Stark, recently revealed something on her Instagram account: that Lexi is being bullied after her popularity grew due to the film. Apparently, the child star is being bullied by fans for not stopping for autographs or pictures. Some of these fans are full-grown adults! Lexi is just seven years old.
Lexi’s mother Jessica shared that they sometimes rush from place to place, and are stressed like everyone else to get to a set or work and that’s why they might seem a little grumpy. A big chunk of the bullying apparently comes in the form of nasty comments on the little girl’s Instagram account.
Jessica writes: “Please keep your opinions to yourself, so Lexi can grow up in the free world. She’s a normal human being and she’s a child.”
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I hate that we even have to post this. But yet again Lexi’s getting bullied. And this kind of thing makes it celebrities never want to leave the house never want to meet people. Please keep your opinions to yourself so Lexi can grow up in the free world. She’s a normal human being and she’s a child. We give her a talking and we give her timeouts but we don’t do that in public. Sometimes were 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! These perfect children are not being given the freedoms and the rights that they should. If your child is so scared to be themselves in public and mess up a little then you’re over parenting. We give our children plenty of rules and boundaries But then give them the freedoms to mess up and learn from their own mistakes. They would not be on set an on movies if they weren’t well behaved. Trust me they have no desire to hire kids like that! And there were plenty of children that productions can work with. So if you see us in public and think you have the right to judge. Wait. Number one until you have children of your own, and Number two realize that we’re not perfect and we’re not claiming to be! But just try to realize 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. Thank you! Jessica!
In the video itself, Lexi further emphasizes that she is just seven years old and that she acts silly sometimes. She then asks people not to bully her or her family and closes the video off with her iconic ‘I love you 3000’ line.
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It’s a bit concerning that grown-up fans who are most likely older than Lexi are targetting the little girl. Aside from Avengers: Endgame, Lexi also played a part in the recent Godzilla: King of the Monsters movie alongside Millie Bobby Brown.