A misogynist just edited every single woman out of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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A sexist creep has become the laughing stock of the internet after he decided to edit every single woman out of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

According to Indiewire, the uploader posted the video to The Pirate Bay alongside a new title, The Last Jedi: De-Feminized Fan-Edit.

Which means that, yes, he sat down and cut the likes of Carrie Fisher, Laura Dern, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran and Daisy Ridley out of the film – including any reference to their characters.

The amateur director also had to cut out any shots showing female fighters, pilots and officers that are seen “commanding people around/having ideas” – which means the story loses its way somewhat. So much so that both Poe Dameron and Luke Skywalker have to be killed off in a hail of bullets.

The result? A paltry 46 minutes of absolutely nonsensical footage.

Defending his decision, the misogynist wrote: “The intro sequence is now very watchable and actually much cooler without all of Leia’s nitpicking. Now it’s all one united Resistance fighting without inner conflict and that’s much more satisfying to watch.

“Due to the extreme shortening, the whole movie is much more fast-paced now.”

However, the anonymous user admits that “there are plotholes and continuity errors and cuts are not as smooth as they should be, especially audio transition-wise.”

He adds: “But, for what it’s worth, it can now at least be viewed without feeling nauseous about most of the terrible big and small decisions they made in this film.”


Thankfully, writer Priscilla Presley recently brought this ridiculous story to the attention of The Last Jedi’s male stars – and they’ve since been quick to shut down this nonsense in the most appropriate way possible.

Here’s what director Rian Johnson had to say:

Mark Hamill – aka Luke Skywalker himself – added:

And John Boyega - who plays Finn in the franchise – followed suit:

What else is there to say, really?

As The Wrap previously reported, female-led movies were the top three highest-grossing domestic films of 2017 – an insanely big deal, as it’s the first time such a thing has happened since 1958.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi led the charge, followed by Beauty and the Beast and Wonder Woman.

And, with plenty of brilliant female-led films in the pipeline for 2018, it seems as if things are only due to get better.

Images: Rex Features


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Kayleigh Dray

Kayleigh Dray is Stylist’s digital editor-at-large. Her specialist topics include comic books, films, TV and feminism. On a weekend, you can usually find her drinking copious amounts of tea and playing boardgames with her friends.