‘Are You F*cking Joking?’ Thandiwe Newton Blasts Star Wars for Killing Off ‘First Black Woman to Ever Have a Real Role’ in Series

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Thandiwe Newton thinks Star Wars made a “big, big mistake” by killing off her character in 2018’s Solo. 

“You don’t kill off the first Black woman to ever have a real role in a Star Wars movie,” Newton told Inverse. “Like, are you fucking joking?”

The Westworld star, who played Val in Solo: A Star Wars Story, said that she was “disappointed” in the franchise for killing off her character, especially as she did not die
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