Ginny & Georgia actor Antonia Gentry thanks fans for support amid Taylor Swift backlash

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Antonia Gentry in Ginny & Georgia.
Antonia Gentry in Ginny & Georgia.
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  • Ginny & Georgia actor Antonia Gentry has thanked fans for their support.
  • This comes after Taylor Swift slammed the Netflix comedy-drama for a 'deeply sexist joke'.
  • About her character, the 23-year-old wrote: "She is a character among many in the show who implicate us all. She shows us our own biases, prejudices and injustices."


Ginny & Georgia actor Antonia Gentry has thanked fans for their support.

This comes after Taylor Swift slammed the Netflix comedy-drama for a 'deeply sexist joke' about her past relationships.

READ MORE | Taylor Swift slams Netflix show for 'deeply sexist joke'

Refinery29 reports that the 23-year-old was harassed and trolled by fans who flooded her social media accounts with the phrase Respect Taylor Swift and Apologise to Taylor Swift.

On Thursday, Antonia shared a lengthy post on Instagram thanking her fans for the love and support they have shown the show. The post did not address the backlash about the joke in the show.

"I never would have imagined something like this as a young girl - that is, having a voice capable of impact. It is so meaningful to see the hundreds of messages from fans in my inbox who feel seen, heard and understood because of the show and its characters," she wrote.

She also added that playing Ginny Miller was 'finally a reprive' because she is a character who as flawed and imperfect as she was, and that she fell in love with playing a character who dares to be flawed.

"She is a character among many in the show who implicate us all. She shows us our own biases, prejudices and injustices. She loves, she lies, and she stands up for what she believes in -even though she may not have all of her facts straight. She makes mistakes - morally, mentally, physically, emotionally - and not just within herself, but within the broken world she lives in."

Antonia ended the post by thanking all people who sent hundreds of messages that they had been seen for the first time.

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