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Rey Monopoly Piece Debuted at Toy Fair 2016

Hasbro debuted the new Monopoly: Star Wars Rey piece at Toy Fair 2016 in New York. As many of you know, Hasbro caught quite a bit of crap from fans who were pissed that Rey was not originally included in Monopoly: Star Wars. Hasbro responded to our inquiry about the situation, claiming that, since the game was released a few months prior to Star...

#WheresRey? She’s Here! Brand New Star Wars Toys Feature the Lead Character

Well, it’s about time! When I started the #WheresRey campaign months ago after seeing the Hasbro/Target set featuring zero female characters, I never thought it would explode the way it did. However, leaving her out of the Star Wars Monopoly set was so egregious that even director J.J. Abrams was upset by it. Especially after that lame...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 23: #WheresRey, Star Wars and Witney Seibold

On this week’s 23rd episode of the Legion of Leia podcast, writer and LoL movie reviewer Witney Seibold joins myself and my co-hosts Anastasia Washington and Sabina Ibarra. Witney co-hosts the B Movies Podcast along  with my Most Craved co-host William Bibbiani. This week we take on the #WheresRey controversy. As you may know, it was...

UPDATE: Here’s Hasbro’s Statement on Why Rey Isn’t in the Star Wars Monopoly Game

UPDATE – 6:53PM PST: I just heard from my friend Carrie Goldman who’s eight-year-old daughter Annie Rose wrote the original letter to Hasbro about Rey being missing from the Star Wars Monopoly game. Hasbro’s official Twitter account just tweeted at her saying this: “We love your passion for Rey, and are happy to share that...