Originally Posted by Lambonius
I don't disagree that the newer characters are weaker than the originals, but they're not weak BECAUSE they're diverse. They're weak because the writing in general is generated from a corporate machine as opposed to a young visionary filmmaker trying to prove his art. Literally every new character, males included, is weaker. We are mostly on the same page in terms of opinions of the new versus the originals, but singling out the women as the root of the problems is silly.
Exactly this. Honestly diversity in Star Wars has been a long time coming. It’s not anymore “forced” than the first 6 films “forced” male white characters.