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The Star Wars Facebook Had A Brilliant Response To A Sexist Comment About A New Character

"Female armor" only needs to be good protection for a female warrior.

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Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that the new Star Wars movie The Force Awakens comes out in December. The film will feature a new character called Captain Phasma.

Captain Phasma from the new Star Wars film is looking incredibly badass.

There haven't been many details released about the character, but Phasma is being played by Gwendoline Christie.

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Of course, Christie already has a ton of experience playing badass female characters, given her role as Brienne of Tarth on Game of Thrones.

In anticipation of the upcoming movie, the team behind Star Wars is hosting a fan art contest and posting some of the submissions online.

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On Thursday, Star Wars posted a drawing to its Facebook page that a fan named Seth Groves submitted. The drawing was of Captain Phasma.

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But one fan had a different response. He wrote, "Not to be sexist, but's really hard to tell that's female armor for me."

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But the person running the Star Wars Facebook page had a great response. They wrote, "It's armor. On a woman. It doesn't have to look feminine."

The comment has since been deleted, but not before it was noticed by multiple people online. Many people said the response was perfect.

Yes! "Thank you, Official 'Star Wars' Facebook Page, for reminding us all what's important about armor." http://t.co/DsSH249Yaw

And pointed out "female armor" just needs to protect females in battle. Pretty simple, really.

Were they hoping for gigantic armored tits? https://t.co/GCMC8C9OgH

Some fans thanked the team behind Star Wars for not dressing a woman in the types of "female armor" seen in other films.

"Not to be sexist but I was expecting the armor to be more sexist."

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