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What Tweet Caused "On My Block" Actress Ronni Hawk to Face Backlash? 7 Facts About the "Stuck in the Middle" and "Legacies" Actress

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What Tweet Caused "On My Block" Actress Ronni Hawk to Face Backlash? 7 Facts About the "Stuck in the Middle" and "Legacies" Actress

Ronni Hawk is an American actress. She is most known for her appearances in the Disney comedy-drama, Stuck in the Middle, and the Netflix teen comedy-drama series, On My Block. She also made an appearance in The Vampire Diaries spin-off series, Legacies.

These are seven facts about Ronni Hawk:  

7. Played Olivia in Netflix Original Teen Comedy Drama, On My Block

Hawk made recurring appearances in the first season of the Netflix coming-of-age teen comedy-drama series, On My Block. She played Olivia, a high-schooler at a school in South Central Los Angeles whose parents get deported. 

The series revolves around the lives of high-school students in a fictional neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles as they navigate school with the growing gang and drug violence in the neighborhood.

The series premiered its third season on March 11, 2020, and saw the returns of the main characters played by Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, Brett Gray, Diego Tinoco, Jessica Marie Garcia, and Julio Macias

Ronnie's character was killed off at the end of season one. Other than Ronni, other recurring cast members also include Jahking Guillory, Peggy Blow, and Emilio Rivera.     

6. Breakout Role in Disney's Stuck in the Middle

Ronni's first breakthrough role came as part of the Disney comedy series, Stuck in the Middle

Jenna Ortega (Left) and Ronni Hawk (right) in Stuck in the Middle
Jenna Ortega (Left) and Ronni Hawk (right) in Stuck in the Middle
Source: IMDb

The series ran from February 14, 2016, to July 23, 2018, with Hawk starring as Rachel Diaz alongside Jenna Ortega as Harley Diaz, her younger sister. 

Hawk was one of the main characters in seasons one and two but became a special guest once season 3 rolled out. 

5. Faced Criticism For Pro-Trump Tweets

While she was still a character in On My Block, some people dug up old tweets of Ronni, where she expressed her support for President Donald Trump and backed up his pro-gun stance. 

Her tweets seemed even more in bad taste considering her character in On My Block see her parents get deported. 

The tweets caused a firestorm of controversy online and sparked a movement to have her character in the Netflix teen drama killed off or re-cast.

Ronni Hawk's apology tweet
Ronni Hawk's apology tweet 
Source: Twitter @ronnihawk

She apologized profusely for her tweets when they threatened to torpedo her career before it ever began, blaming her naïvety and ignorance, and promising that she had changed.  

It is unclear whether she was killed off at the end of season 1 due to the backlash, or if it was the plan all along, but the show is in its third season with no sign of Ronni.

4. She is an Influencer on Instagram

Ronni has a massive following on Instagram, with over 960k followers to date.

 Not only is she stunningly beautiful and extremely social-media-savvy -- the perfect combination for any social media influencer -- but she is also an aspiring activist who supports such causes as Young Storytellers Foundation and the Thirst Project.

3. In a Relationship with Snowboarder, Miles Fallon

Ronni is in a relationship with the snowboarder, Miles Fallon

Ronni Hawk and boyfriend, Miles Fallon
Ronni Hawk and boyfriend, Miles Fallon
Source: Instagram @ronnihawk

They are often seen on their social media cozying up together and engaged in public displays of affection.     

2. Ronni Hawk Age and Height

Ronni Hawk was born Veronica Faith Hawk on September 9, 1999. The 20-year-old was born in Boca Raton, Florida, and is one of five children born to her parents; she has two brothers and two sisters: Ben, Katy, Ashlyn, and Jared.

Ronni is 5' 6" (1.68 m) tall.

She had a love for performing that was fostered at a young age and she was training in ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance at age 5.  

At 12, she also started taking acting classes and modeling for various TV and print advertisement campaigns while attending Bak Middle School of the Arts in Palm Beach, Florida. 

1. Played Wendy in The Vampire Diaries Spin-Off, Legacies

Ronni is also known for playing Wendy in the CW supernatural drama series, Legacies. The series is a spin-off of The Originals, which itself was a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries.

She appeared in two back-to-back episodes of the show as the witch Wendy.

The series was renewed for a third season in January 2020.

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