Chances are good that you spent a fair potion of your day fanning heavily over the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer. Or maybe you didn’t. Maybe it wasn’t your cup of space tea. But love it or nothing it, a good number of people in the world at large had a whole bunch of reactions that probably never crossed your brain, unless you’re a super dummy sexist idiot monster, in which case, these might have been some of your thoughts today:
“TOO MANY WOMENS”
(P.S. If there are too many womens, the shortly there will also be the gays. That’s, like, science.)
Not sure how I feel about the Rogue One trailer. Star Wars is becoming a little too feminist— nick (@Lordofthederp) April 7, 2016
Seriously, two movies in a row starring kickass women?? Who do these chicks think they are? The neutral default of male?
Rogue one looks amazing….I just don't know how I feel about another female lead— PrinceFrancis (@Notfrankleake) April 7, 2016
@CNN So all Star Wars movies now have a female lead? Disney trying 2 pad bottom line? Because sure, most rebellions have females in charge.— Our World is Nuts (@OurWorldIsNuts) April 7, 2016
I guess every Star Wars will have a female lead now, even Han Solo will be a woman in his movie— Dylan Tywan (@Dylbo_Baggins13) April 7, 2016
“Oh wait! Don’t mention Han. We know he has his own movie coming out and that destroys my argument that the entire future of the franchise has been taken over by womanfolk.”
“This movie looks so dumb! Never mind that all of my complaints could also be attributed to Han,
Or Luke Skywalker,
dude, SUICIDE SQUAD looks so awesome, they’re total badasses— Russ Fischer (@russfischer) April 7, 2016
dude, ROGUE ONE looks so dumb, why give a criminal such an important mission?
Well that didn't take long… pic.twitter.com/WKblMtuUJ7— Lexi Alexander (@Lexialex) April 7, 2016
Because women hate those characters, right? (NO STOP TRYING TO COMBAT MY ASSUMPTIONS WITH ACTUAL FACT.) That means I can hate women!
@jowrotethis We'll always have Luke Skywalker which all you women hate! You never liked SW until this feminist garbage.— Alex Simpson (@Alex3Simpson) April 7, 2016
Wow, that’s a lot of thoughts. Should we check in with someone who’s already been on the receiving end of all this hateful nonsense?
Oh, what’s that, Daisy Ridley? You’re too busy having awesome Star Wars dance parties to care about this crap? We’ll leave you to that then.
A big thank you to Joanna, for sifting through the sexism so that I only have to surf your feed.