Recently a Star Wars fan tweeted regarding John Boyega’s activities at Notting Hill Carnival.
It´s not funny. Can you imagine strong females like Padme, Leia or Rey in a similar situation? I can´t. @Disney @starwars pic.twitter.com/mkXDlLT84M
— Baymax (@BaymaxSix) August 30, 2017
Boyega who plays Finn in the Star Wars franchise, however was having none of it, explaining that
— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) August 30, 2017
Many took to Boyega’s defense explaining that the dance style is a culturally significant one.
At this time no statement has been made by Disney or Lucasfilms.