Where’s Rose Tico In The New STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Merch? — Nerdist

It’s Force Friday, a regular event where Disney previews its upcoming Star Wars projects through new merchandise. This year is extra special, as three new major Star Wars projects are on the horizon (which is why this year it’s called “Triple Force Friday“): the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the Disney+ live-action TV…

Where’s Rose Tico In The New STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Merch? — Nerdist

This is infuriating. How in the everloving hell did we go from here –

To here?

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Like I know, I knoooow, Chewie and the droids aren’t on that t-shirt either. But Rose was so important when she came along a couple years ago, arguably much more important in an overall sense than the legacy characters and various droids. (Sorry guys). She was the first Asian woman to be a Star Wars lead. And now just… sigh. She’s not in the action figure set, not on the shirts, not on the most recent poster. Way to go, Star Wars people! Way to subtly take the side of the people who racially harassed Kelly Marie Tran off social media.