Matilda star on ‘Stonewall’: Don’t try to alter history

Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson

Adding to an ever-expanding list of celebrities, activists, and pundits weighing in on the Stonewall film — however much weigh comes from making a flash judgement based on a movie trailer, that is — comes Mara Milson, child star of Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, who’s been assiduously firing off Tweets accusing director Roland Emmerich of rewriting history with a cast of sinewy white gay men. Later, she goes on to lament how “kind of sad” it is that blogs such as this one are picking up her Tweets and branding them as news, proclaiming, “Better they bug me than some trans teen activist or something.”

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