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Disney/Lucasfilm Breaks Gender Stereotypes in Epic Star Wars Social Media Response

Disney/Lucasfilm Breaks Gender Stereotypes in Epic 'Star Wars' Social Media Response

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The gender equality is strong with this one! The social media monitors over at Disney/Lucasfilm won the day when they responded to a rather gendered (and sexist) comment on an image of Captain Phasma on their Facebook page.

Captain Phasma will appear in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens film this December, and is a character shrouded in mystery. Pretty much all we know is: She's a leader of the First Order's stormtrooper legions and wears bad-ass chrome armor.

Captain Phasma

Yep. A she. Phasma is played by actress Gwendoline Christie, of Game of Thrones fame. And no, she doesn't have ridiculous boob-armor. Which seemed to confuse a certain Facebook fan. Luckily, the Star Wars social media monitor jumped in like a well-trained Jedi with this perfect response:

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Boom. May the Force be with you.

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Dustin Diehl

Dustin loves writing, reading, and movies, and is basically a cat lady. He's passionate about travel, but most of all, he's obsessed with a little space opera called Star Wars.

Dustin loves writing, reading, and movies, and is basically a cat lady. He's passionate about travel, but most of all, he's obsessed with a little space opera called Star Wars.