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Mara Wilson fires back at critics who call her 'Matilda' as an insult

As the Roald Dahl heroine Matilda in the 1996 film of the same name, child star Mara Wilson faced off against her boorish parents and the evil Miss Trunchbull. As an adult who has gone on to become a writer, the 31-year-old Wilson uses Twitter to take on ICE, President Trump and anti-abortion-rights activists — much, apparently, to the consternation of some of her more conservative followers.

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