(CBS12) — Daisy Ridley has deactivated her Instagram account after receiving criticism over a post she wrote about gun violence.
"The Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star attended the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, where she witnessed a poignant tribute to those who had lost their lives in shootings across the United States. The segment was lead by Jessica Alba, who was joined by teens who have been affected by the tragedies.
Daisy took to Instagram to describe how the tribute affected her, writing, "Thinking about how lucky I am like......... Serious bit: as I sat in the audience yesterday tears were streaming down my face at the tribute to those that have been lost to gun violence. I didn't get a great picture of the incredible group that came on stage but they were so brave. It was a true moment of togetherness. We must ?#?stoptheviolence.?"
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