Carrie Fisher does not approve of the lack of Princess Leia toys The Twitter force has awakened Carrie Fisher. On Monday, the Star Wars actress retweeted a few fans who aren't happy that the Disney store isn't selling new Princess Leia products. The issue was called to her attention when the official Disney Store Twitter account told a user that there are currently "no plans" to carry Leia toys. See also: Fans wonder why 'Force Awakens' protagonist Rey is missing from toy shelves @DisneyStore @nataliewreyford @carrieffisher Carrie Fisher, did you know Disney is not selling Princess Leia dolls? What are your thoughts? — Brigid (@BrigidCovey) December 1, 2015 Fisher also began retweeting other users who tweeted in support of more Leia toys. @carrieffisher thank goodness some places are smart enough to make leia merch- I love my leia funkos! — Nicole (@alwaysthequeeen) December 1, 2015 @carrieffisher it's almost as if there is no such thing as Leia merchandise at all. — Katie Daley (@violinist391) December 1, 2015 Princess Leia isn't the only female Star Wars character missing from shelves. In November, the popular hashtag #WheresRey called attention to the fact that Rey, the lead character in the upcoming The Force Awakens, was not available in action figure packs in stores like Target and Walmart. I'm so turned off by @target. No #PrincessLeia or #Rey to be found. Leaving the store NOW. #wheresrey #wewantleia — temasls (@temasls) November 30, 2015 However, retailers who do sell Rey products have noticed that they "are selling out fast," according to Bloomberg. Target spokesman Lee Henderson also assured fans that Rey products will be more available "after the film opens." Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments. window._msla=window.loadScriptAsync||function(src,id){if(document.getElementById(id))return;var js=document.createElement('script');;js.src=src;document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0].parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}; _msla("//","twitter_jssdk");
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