What Year is This? ‘Black Stormtrooper’ Criticism

By now you’ve seen or have at least heard about the new Star Wars trailer.

Released on Black Friday, the first teaser trailer for Stars Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens features actor John Boyega as a stormtrooper.

But apparently some fans of the sci-fi series have a bone to pick with the color of Boyega’s skin.

Not to worry. The actor had a few words for the haters on social media:

With love xxx

A photo posted by @jboyega on


Stars Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens is due in theaters December 18, 2015.