Comediva writer and producer Erika Cervantes, who brought us BAMF Girls Club, has put together this musical clip introducing Disney Princess Leia. Will she fit in with the other Disney princesses, or would she rather be off in a blaster fight?
Princess Leia was another kind of princess altogether: tough, capable, and resourceful. Instead of waiting in a castle somewhere doing needlepoint, she spied for the Rebel Alliance. She might have been beautiful, with a flowing gown and pretty hair, but those things didn’t define who she was. Her toughness did. She was my first feminist role model.
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