Outrage Watch: 'Star Wars' Twitter slams Amy Schumer's GQ cover - 'Inappropriate'
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The above Twitter post came down following scattered outrage from fans of the beloved sci-fi franchise, some of whom called the risque cover -- in which Schumer appears to be sucking the gold metallic finger of English-accented robot C-3PO -- "distasteful" and "lame" among other descriptors:
I feel like I might be the only one who feels Amy Schumer is a bit distasteful. Sucking on C3PO's finger doesn't help.— Mark Kwak (@THEmarkkwak) July 17, 2015
Are you frigg'n kidding me with that Amy Schumer GQ photo shoot? I don't mind a joke. But that shoot is needlessly tasteless & tacky.— Kyle Shold (@Kyle_Shold) July 17, 2015
That said, the majority of tweeters appear to be on GQ/Schumer's side, with user @beetsc1 summing it up this way:
Hard to argue there.