Jar Jar Binks Actor Ahmed Best Says George Lucas’ Approval Offers Closure | TMZ

Ahmed Best — the man who played the most despised and ridiculed 'Star Wars' character — says George Lucas naming Jar Jar Binks as his favorite character is helping him heal lasting wounds.


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  1. This guy needs love because George Lucas likes Jar Jar, if anyone hates the character thats fine but don’t hate on the guy who did the voice because that is disrespectful

  2. His got a point there, and I think many children loved that character, and people that hate things their children loved turn out looking like monsters

    • When I saw it as a kid everyone hated that character especially his voice. None of the other kids even had his action figure.

  3. I didn’t know that people didn’t like jar jar. I think he was funny as hell and awesome.

  4. After seeing episode 8 I miss jar jar damn I hated rose not the actress but the character. Just making it clear

  5. MAAAAAAAAAAAN GTFOHWTBS! People feel the way they do because the character sounded like a slave, and then to find out that a black man voiced it was shocking and disappointing to say the least.

  6. You have to be a little old to instantly think of jar jar in a racist way, im 47 and I never made the connection until someone pointed it out, I just thought he was funny!

  7. Just think. Playing Jar Jar Binks traumatized this guy, almost as much as it did us, the viewers. 🙄

  8. It’s not like anyone is pointing him out on the street and saying “Hey, that’s Jar Jar! Booooo!!!!”

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