Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jar Jar Binks Actor Thanks Fans (and Yoda) for Their Support

After revealing that backlash to his controversial role led him to contemplate suicide, the actor who portrayed Jar Jar has thanked fans — and Yoda — for the support they’ve shown him in the days since.

“Thank you all for your love and kindness. Its been overwhelming,” Best tweeted. “...Thanks for all your support. It means so very much to me.”

Among those showing their support was Frank Oz, who provided the voice of Yoda. “I LOVED Jar Jar Binks,” Oz told Best in a tweet. “...I just will never understand the harshness of people’s dislike of him. I do character work. He is a GREAT character!"

Read more at Indiewire.

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