JJ Abrams Defends "Black Storm Trooper"

Director JJ Abrams Blasts Racists Who Have A Problem With Star Wars’ New Black Stormtrooper

- By Bossip Staff

JJ Abrams Defends “Black Storm Trooper”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams has lashed out at racist critics who have an issue with the fact that that actor John Boyega is playing a stormtrooper in the hotly anticipated sequel in the hugely popular sci-fi franchise.

Boyega himself has had to defend his role in the film for the past few months, and now Abrams, who also wrote the screenplay for the film — presumably writing in a Black character — says people really need to worry about something else. When sitting with Howard Stern, he said:

“All I know is John Boyega is extraordinary in the new movie I think the people who are complaining about that probably have bigger problems than ‘there’s a black stormtrooper.'”

Funny how racist nerds can totally accept a story universe with interplanetary wars among various alien races take place for generations…but NOT the fact that millions of years ago and galaxies away, a Black man could qualify for a position as a storm trooper. SMH.



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