George Lucas Says 'Jar Jar Binks' was his Favorite Character

"Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace" celebrates it's 20th anniversary this week.

April 18, 2019

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The first prequel film of the Star Wars franchise celebrates it's 20th anniversary this week and the creator has revealed his favorite character from the film.

Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace celebrates it's 20th anniversary this week. As the anniversary celebrations commence, a recorded message from George Lucas, the franchise creator, revelaed that not-so-fan favorite 'Jar Jar Binks' was his favorite character from the film.

And now, the man behind the voice of the franchise's most disliked character, Ahmed Best, says that he is starting to heal after Lucas' comments in a video obatined by TMZ.  Best recently said he had thoughts of suicide over his role as Jar Jar Binks because of fan recation to the character. 

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