Outrage Watch: ‘Star Wars’ Twitter slams Amy Schumer’s GQ cover – ‘Inappropriate’

07.17.15 2 years ago

Welcome to Outrage Watch, HitFix's semi-regular rundown of entertainment-related kerfuffles. Not anxious enough already? Get your fix of righteous indignation below, and stay posted for outrage updates throughout the week.

No big surprise here: Amy Schumer's GQ cover was not “Star Wars” approved.

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

The above Twitter post came down following scattered outrage from fans of the beloved sci-fi franchise, some of whom called the risque cover — in which Schumer appears to be sucking the gold metallic finger of English-accented robot C-3PO — “distasteful” and “lame” among other descriptors:

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

That said, the majority of tweeters appear to be on GQ/Schumer's side, with user @beetsc1 summing it up this way:

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Hard to argue there.

Around The Web