Watch: John Boyega gives speech at the Black Lives Matter protests
John Boyega has said he’s still worried that his impassioned speech at the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer could have damaged his acting career.
In an interview with the Radio Times, the Star Wars actor was asked about whether he believed there could be consequences for his speaking out.
“Absolutely. I still have those thoughts,” he said.
“I understand, looking from the outside in, it might seem ‘oh, you’ve been in this and you’ve been in that.’ But how many actors do you know who have been in big franchises? It doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to have stability for the rest of your life.”
Boyega was among thousands who took