‘Avengers: Endgame’ 7-year-old actress Lexi Rabe: ‘Please don’t bully me’
Lexi Rabe proved Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man had a heart when she played his daughter, Morgan Stark, in “Avengers: Endgame”.
While the 7-year-old actress endeared herself to Marvel fans with her “I love you 3,000” line, she said in Instagram on Saturday, June 22 that she faces bullying.
In a video, she appealed to fans, “I mess up sometimes. My mom and dad give me tons of talking to’s and time-outs. Believe me.”
“If I go anywhere and I’m acting a little silly or messed up or anything like that, I’m just 7 years old. Please don’t bully my family. Or me. Bye, love you 3000.”
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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!MORE STORIESMORE STORIES
The video’s caption, written by her mom Jessica Rabe, said, “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.”
No specific instance of bullying was cited, but it hinted at public interactions that the family has to deal with. “We give her a talking and we give her timeouts but we don’t do that in public. 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.”
“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!”
A follow-up post features her onscreen dad Robert Downey Jr. doing the Iron Man pose with the text, “Protect a child. Say no to bullying! Stay off our page if you’re a bully!”
After appearing in “Endgame” which premiered in April, the actress starred in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” released in May. JB
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