Colbert-thumb-550x289-113413.jpg

Stephen Colbert Shuts Down Three-way Lightsaber Controversy, Schools Nerf Herders

By Kristy Puchko | Videos | December 2, 2014 | Comments ()

By Kristy Puchko | Videos | December 2, 2014 |


Colbert-thumb-550x289-113413.jpg

When J.J. Abrams unleashed his new vision for Star Wars with the trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens, did he know the kind of screeching hell he’d unfurl up us all? Not just in the form of already countless fan parodies, but also in controversies, grand and stupid.

There was the #Blackstormtrooper hubbub, paired with the perfect response from its inspiration, John Boyega. And then came sabergate, where some fans were rage spiraling over this:

2014-12-02 10_33_51.gif

A lightsaber, with two little sabers protruding from the hilt! Blasphemy!…Or something!?

Well, ultra-nerd Stephen Colbert used The Colbert Report as a platform to address this polarizing addition to the Star Wars universe. Prepare to get pwned, padawan.



Get entertainment, celebrity and politics updates via Facebook or Twitter. Buy Pajiba merch at the Pajiba Store.

'Mad Men' Rewatch, Season Four Part 1: Let's Get Liberated | No, Really. Daryl Dixon is DEFINITELY Not Gay. Here's All the Evidence You Need




Continue Reading After the Advertisement

Bigots, Trolls & MRAs Are Not Welcome in the Comments




Advertisement




The Pajiba Store


petr-store-pajiba.png






Privacy Policy
advertise