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Disney Wiping Slave Leia From All Star Wars Merchandise

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Tue, 11/03/2015 - 21:30


More PC BS from Disney these days as it's being reported the Carrie Fisher "Slave Leia" costume from Return of the Jedi is being wiped from all forthcoming merchandise.

But that's not all as it's even said Marvel Comics is not allowed to have their Star Wars comic book artists draw Princess Leia in a sexy pose.

The info comes from well known comic book artist J. Scott Campbell who replied on a Facebook page with:

"Daisy Ridley won't have to fight against anything. Disney is already well on it's way to wiping out the 'slave' outfit from any future products period. You will NOT see and future merchandising featuring the slave outfit ever again. Trust me."

Campbell is further asked if Disney is going to digitally edit future versions of Return of the Jedi by putting clothes on Slave Leia, in which Campbell replies:

"I haven't heard anything that drastic, I think the backlash would be too big. More of a 'quietly sweep the rest under the carpet' kinda thing."

Campbell also appears to have added he heard the info from two sources (which Newsarama pointed out), and that they can't draw a sexy normal Leia in the comic:

"I’ve heard it from two sources. We can’t even draw Leia in a sexy pose at Marvel, let alone in that outfit! We also had a 3-D [Slave Leia] statue killed at a major manufacturer because there will no longer be any [Slave Leia] merchandise."

This news follows recent statements by Carrie Fisher in which she suggested to Daisy Ridley to stay away from being sex symbol:

Carrie Fisher advised Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress Daisy Ridley to "fight for your outfit. Don't be a slave like I was," while discussing Fisher's supposed status as a sex symbol.



At least we'll still have the cosplayers: