Apparently some men only like women in Star Wars when they're wearing gold bikinis.
Earlier this week, an anonymous Pirate Bay user decided to exercise his misogyny by re-cutting The Last Jedi with the female characters almost entirely removed. The result? A 46-minute mess with giant plot holes.
Dubbed “The Last Jedi: De-Feminized Fan edit,” this sorry excuse of a Star Wars fan even described his handiwork as, “basically The Last Jedi minus Girlz Powah and other silly stuff,“ according to Pedestrian.
Director and writer of The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson, got wind of the edit and had a good laugh:
Priscilla hits all the major points here but I’ll just add hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha https://t.co/f0bKJ9NeUe— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) January 16, 2018
As did Mark Hamill:
However, turnabout is fair play. A couple days later Dorkly made their own edit—one that got rid of all the men. And knowing how prominently women feature in the film, it undoubtedly makes more sense than the MRA (Men Rights Activists) hodgepodge.
Fans had a thing or two to say about it as well:
As I said a few days ago...imagine being this scared of vaginas. Like, really. Imagine that.— Alisha Grauso (@AlishaGrauso) January 16, 2018
If you remove all the women from The Last Jedi, then the First Order would win. I guess that makes sense considering the sort of person who would edit The Last Jedi to remove all the women.— Kieran Shiach (@KingImpulse) January 15, 2018
so all of Luke's scenes are just Mark Hamill grumbling to himself on a remote island?— 🎃Chelsea S Pumpkins🎃 (@chelsea_xtian) January 16, 2018
At any rate, we figure the kind of guy who has the time to painstakingly edit and upload an incoherent pile like this is probably living in his mom's basement, lamenting how he can't get a girl because they're all gold diggers (*read they'd like him to be gainfully employed) while simultaneously complaining under his breath about how unappreciated he is when his mom asks him to take the garbage out.