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not to be sexist but

The Star Wars Facebook page responded wonderfully to a sexist comment

Use the force, community manager.

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THE NEW STAR Wars film is all set to be released in December, and it will feature a new character called Captain Phasma – played by Gwendoline Christie above.

When the official Star Wars Facebook page put up a fan-made drawing of the character over the weekend, people were impressed.

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But there was one comment that drew an excellent response from whoever runs the Star Wars page

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People noted that just because Phasma is female didn’t mean she needed special female armour

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The comment was deleted from below the photo by the original poster, but it hasn’t stopped it becoming a major talking point

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And most people agreed that whoever runs the Star Wars Facebook page is good at their job

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Somebody who doesn’t take any s**t

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And probably deserves a pay increase

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- Written by David Elkin and originally published on

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