Daisy Ridley Hits Back at Ted Cruz Over ‘Star Wars’ Diss Labeling Rey an ‘Emotionally Tortured Jedi’

Daisy Ridley Hits Back at Ted Cruz Over ‘Star Wars’ Diss Labeling Rey an ‘Emotionally Tortured Jedi’
When informed by Yahoo Entertainment that Ted Cruz had recently dissed Rey Skywalker as “an emotionally tortured Jedi,” Daisy Ridley reacted with the perfect Cruz takedown: “I did not know, and I am very happy to be an emotionally tortured Jedi who doesn’t leave their state when it’s having a terrible time.” The “Star Wars” actress is referring to last week’s controversy over Ted Cruz’s decision to leave Texas and fly to Mexico as unprecedented winter storms left many Texans without power and heat.

Cruz originally dissed Rey as part of his reaction to Disney’s firing of Gina Carano from “The Mandalorian.” The studio parted ways with Carano over controversial social media posts, including one that compared the current U.S. political divide to Nazi Germany. Carano and Cruz are both Republicans from Texas, and Cruz decided to blast Disney in the aftermath of Carano
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