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'Last Jedi' Breakout Star Kelly Marie Tran Has Emotional Moment With Daisy Ridley During Premiere

'Last Jedi' Breakout Star Kelly Marie Tran Has Emotional Moment With Daisy Ridley During Premiere
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Updated 7 months ago

We've all seen the magazines that run pics of celebrities buying groceries, feeding the meter, or watching their kids play soccer. You know, the ones with captions that try to tell us how they're so much "like us." (*Meanwhile, they just pulled down $12 mil on their last picture and you're trying to fish twenty more cents out of the seat to pay for that Nachos BellGrande® in the drive-thru.) 

Truth is, they're not like us at all--except maybe, their first time EVER in the spotlight, when their naïveté is just so . . . well, pure and unadulterated that even the trolls of the interwebs can't deny it. 

Enter, Kelly Marie Tran at the Star Wars: Last Jedi premiere on Saturday.

After fellow Star Wars alum, Janina Gavankar posted that video of the private moment between Tran and lead actress, Daisy Ridley (Rey), seen hugging and comforting Tran, the internet is now officially in love with just how "like us" she truly is:

Tran could barely contain herself she was so overcome. Plucked from her full-time office job back in 2015 (according to the New York Daily News) to play the character of Rose Tico in the new film, Tran is being hailed a "breakout star," by those who have seen her performance.   

Even producer, Ram Bergman got the Kelly Marie treatment: