The newest Star Wars movie in ten years has mostly received rave reviews. No doubt it’s in part because heroes Han Solo, and Princess Leia. As well as Luke Skywalker return to the big screen portrayed by the original cast of Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill. However, they have overlooked one thing…they are all 30 years older! However, in a disappointing testament to society, some movie goers criticized Carrie Fisher’s looks. Their hurtful words across social media stated that she hasn’t aged well enough, reported Washington Posts Yanan Wang on Wednesday. Fans criticizing Carrie Fisher’s looks have made the news.
Though all three of the mega stars have been on the receiving end of criticism, Carrie Fisher has caught the brunt of the hateful and hurtful comments for not aging well. Apparently the audience expected to see her return wearing her little “Return of the Jedi” gold bikini?
One would think that the fans of such an historic saga might have cut her a little slack. The daughter of famous actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher can’t be expected to be everyone’s teenage heartthrob forever. After all, she is 59 years old now and has made it to General Leia!
In “The Force Awakens”, the newest Star Wars installment, Princess Leia manages to stay devoted to her family, while she commands the entire resistance movement. She makes the famous woman from the 1978 vintage Enjoli commercial look like an amateur!
Twitter was replete with callous comments like this one: “TomRoberts983a” tweeted: “So you want the money & adulation that comes with being a famous actor but not the criticism. Whoever told you life was fair?”
Carrie, however, has not remained silent to her detractors. Via Instagram and Twitter she gave it right back to them on Tuesday. She retweeted supporting tweets from her fans like: “Men don’t age better than women, they’re just allowed to age.” Another classic retweet was: “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….Someone else might have given a f__k.”
Fisher told Good Housekeeping magazine that there was pressure for her to lose about 35 pounds for “The Force Awakens.” She said that it seemed “pretty messed up” because the only thing that will change is her appearance.
Rolling Stone reported that Hamill, now 64, was also told to lose weight for his role too.
Fisher shared with Amy Robach on Good Morning America. That it’s pretty hard to get acting roles when you’re over 40. Also, women her age are under-represented in movies today. She added that there were very few exceptions, mentioning Halle Berry, 49, and Meryl Streep, 66.