Carrie Fischer The Force Awakens! on the Waves lol

Just to remind us all where this ultimate Geek fantasy started! Carrie Fischer … on the beach in her Princess Leia Slave costume …. = your day has just been made.

Also, 10 Facts you may not have know about Leia Slave costume & the famous Jaba the Hunt Scene.

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1. Costume was created because Carrie Fisher didn’t like her original outfit from Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. She told Lucas it wasn’t sexy enough and she really didn’t feel like a women in the outfit. Understandable and we THANK you Carrie!

 

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2. The Leia Slave outfit wasn’t just the uniform of actress Carrie Fisher but she also shared the look with stuntwoman Tracy Eddon. Below is a photo of both of them on the set getting a Tan between scenes.

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3. The Leia Slave costume was Designed by Nilo Rodis-Jamero & Aggie Guerard Rodgers, and constructed by Industrial Light and Magic.

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4. The Original Modeler got so excited to have the opportunity to Mold Carrie Fisher Bust that he was replaced … keep it cool man … smh.

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5. The Original concept was inspired by fantasy artist Frank Frazetta’s artwork, Egyptian Queen seen below.

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6. There was a metal version for scenes where Fisher didn’t really move, and a rubber one for performing stunt work like fighting off goons trying to take photos on Set lol. 

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7. Weight and stiffness of the metal version meant that “wardrobe malfunctions” were common. Several scenes had to be re-shot because of accidental exposure. The Google search BEGIN!!!

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8. Kenner toy company made a few action figures of Princess Leia, but they didn’t want to make a Slave Leia, because they thought it was too risque and Sexy. < -_-

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9. In Hasbro’s Power of the Force collection, the first official Slave Leia was released in 1997, as “Jabba’s Prisoner” and till this day its a top selling item from the time. #Winning!

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10. The Princess Leia Slave costume is a large part of pop culture. Its impossible to attend a Comic book convention and not see at least one person in Princess Leia Slave Cos-Play! Below are some Notable Popular TV appearances of the outfit and some Babies who owe their existence to George Lucas lol just kidding but its true lol

Jennifer Aniston, Friends; Source: NBC
Yvonne Strahovski, Chuck; Source: NBC
Kirsten Bell, Fanboys