‘Mary Jane’ Trends on Twitter After Zendaya Gets Spider Man Role

August 18, 2016 | Updated: 9:33 p.m., August 18, 2016

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She’s already a Disney Princess, but now Zendaya is going to be taking on a Marvel comic icon. In the upcoming “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” Zendaya will be playing long-time Spider-Man love interest Mary Jane Watson.

There has been much speculation about who would portray Mary Jane in the reboot of the superhero franchise. Peter Parker, a.k.a Spider-Man will be portrayed by British actor Tom Holland.

After the news broke Wednesday, Mary Jane began to trend on Twitter with lots of people giving lots of opinions. Some even mention their disdain for a black person portraying a character that had been traditional white, and others had an answer for those tweets.