Fans Petition Bob Iger To Make Leia An Official Disney Princess

Ever since the Star Wars franchise was purchased by Disney, fans have questioned whether or not Leia should be an official Disney Princess. Carrie Fisher’s passing has prompted one fan to launch a petition on Change.org in an attempt to persuade Disney CEO Bob Iger to bend the rules:

After the tragic lose of Carrie Fisher, we feel that it is only fitting for Disney to do away with the rule that an official Disney princess must be animated and make Leia a full-fledged princess. This would be a wonderful way to remember Carrie and a welcoming to one of Disney’s new properties that is beloved by millions.

What we are asking is that the Walt Disney Corporation hold a full ceremony inducting Leia as the newest Disney princess as well as a special service in memory of Carrie Fisher.

Not surprisingly, people have strong feelings about this. Many Disney purists are against it while some die-hard Star Wars fans are all for it. Others might say “hey, there are bigger problems in the world right now”. So what do YOU think? Let us know in the comments. If you’re interested in supporting the cause, you can sign the petition here.

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