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Rian Johnson Admits ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Fan Backlash Hurts, But He’s Not Taking It Personally

Rian Johnson Admits ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Fan Backlash Hurts, But He’s Not Taking It Personally

Rian Johnson has made one of the most critically acclaimed “Star Wars” entries to date with “The Last Jedi,” but it’s receiving a more polarizing reaction among certain sections of the “Star Wars” fandom. Many outlets have pointed to the worrisome Rotten Tomatoes user score, which is currently at 55% after over 115,000 reviews, but complaints the film is just too funny and betrays plot points set up in “The Force Awakens” can be found all over social media and Reddit.

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Fortunately, Johnson is taking all the backlash in stride. In a new interview with Business Insider, Johnson admits that fan backlash always hurts on some level but that he isn’t taking any of it too personally. Johnson accepted the “Star Wars” writing and directing gig because he is first

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