J.J. Abrams has no time for 'Star Wars' fans who are 'threatened by women'

Posted On: Feb 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

J.J. Abrams has no time for 'Star Wars' fans who are 'threatened by women'

J.J. Abrams addressed fan backlash toward "The Last Jedi" in an interview with IndieWire.
He said that people who feel threatened by women can probably "find an enemy" in "Star Wars."
J.J. Abrams is returning to a galaxy far, far away for next year's "Star Wars: Episode IX," and he seems undeterred by the fan backlash against Rian Johnson's "The Last Jedi."
In an interview with IndieWire , "The Force Awakens" director said that people who are "threatened by women" can find "Star Wars" to be an easy target, and that anyone can "find a problem with anything" in the Internet age:
"'Star Wars' is a big galaxy, and you can sort of find almost anything you want to in 'Star Wars,'" he told IndieWire. "If you are someone who feels threatened by women and needs to lash out against them, you can probably find an enemy in 'Star Wars.' You can probably look at the first movie that George and say that Leia was too outspoken, or she was too tough. Anyone who wants to find a problem...

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