'X-Men' Star Calls Out Follower's 'Racism' After Twitter War Erupts Over Storm
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The actress who plays Storm gets into a Twitter battle with followers over the comic book character.

"X-Men" star Alexandra Shipp found herself in the middle of a Twitter storm herself, after talk about her character's skin-tone erupted on social media.

The back and forth between Shipp -- who plays the weather-controlling mutant in "Apocalypse" and the upcoming "Dark Phoenix" -- started after news broke Thursday that Disney purchased the rights to the 21st Century Fox's properties, including the X-Men.

It all began when one fan asked if she'd like to cross paths with Thor, as an X-Men/Avengers crossover is now possible:

That led to one of her followers writing, "Disney is re-casting the whole team, boo. Sorry. Dark Phoenix will be your last. We getting a dark skinned non-racially Ambiguous Storm like we deserve."

That didn't sit too well with Shipp, who accused the follower of "racism" by writing:

After some tweets of support from her followers, she then said the new deal doesn't necessarily mean a new Storm:

Another follower tweeted at her, writing, "Sis, darker skinned Black people wanting representation isn’t racism. Taking it to your mentions may be a bridge too far, but dismissing colorism and its negative effects isn’t cool either."

She returned to Twitter this morning with a positive outlook, adding: "Starting my day and weekend with love and integrity through the beauty and grace that is God."

"X-Men: Dark Phoenix" hits theaters November 2, 2018.

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