Patton Oswalt Weighs in on Trump/Star Wars Tweet


Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt dished out a bit of a Star Wars history lesson in response to the Star Wars-themed tweet made by President Donald Trump's daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump.

Trump posted a photo of herself, along with her husband and three children. In the picture, one of the children was wearing a Stormtrooper costume and Trump wrote, "The Force is strong with my family."

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The photo garnered some attention from celebrities, including Oswalt, who wrote, "'Force'? Doubtful. Your son is dressed as a Stormtrooper, who serve as the Palpatine Empire's shock forces and were originally introduced in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Originally cloned from bounty hunter Jango Fett... (1/17,313)."

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In March, Oswalt revealed he was going to fulfill the role of executive producer for an adult-oriented Marvel animated series featuring the supervillain M.O.D.O.K. Oswalt also said he would be voicing the infamous character, though no other details have been announced.

Oswalt has been staying busy throughout 2019, taking on roles in many television shows and films such as Veronica Mars, Teen Titans Go! and The Secret Life of Pets 2. Oswalt also has comedy specials currently airing on Netflix.

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