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Jar Jar Binks Actor Reveals He Nearly Committed Suicide Over Star Wars Fan Backlash!

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What is wrong with Star Wars fans??

It's fine to dislike a movie, but this fan base seems to go out of their way to hound the actors involved.

Not only has Daisy Ridley dropped off of Twitter, most recently Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram feed to get rid of the disgusting comments directed at her just for acting in The Last Jedi.

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Well, this has been going on for longer than you think. Even before social media, the toxic atmosphere was already there, as Jar Jar Binks actor Ahmed Best can attest. As he told Wired last year:

"I had death threats through the internet. I had people come to me and say, ‘You destroyed my childhood.' That's difficult for a 25-year-old to hear."

He went on to say there was "a lot of pain," but the negativity hit him harder than we ever realized. He revealed on Twitter Tuesday that he nearly committed suicide. He wrote:

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Michael Jackson Wanted To Play Jar Jar Binks In Star Wars!? Find Out Why George Lucas Shot The Idea Down Here!

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The way you make Meesah feel?

Jar Jar Binks is considered one of film's most disliked characters of all time. But the clumsy, babbling Gugan in the Star Wars prequel trilogy could have been way more appealing — because the character was almost played by Michael Jackson!

Ahmed Best, the actor who played Binks, revealed that the King of Pop expressed interest in playing the creature using prosthetics and makeup like in his Thriller video, but George Lucas shot down the idea!

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Best attended one of MJ's concerts with Lucas and Natalie Portman. Best explained that when he met Jackson backstage, Lucas introduced him to the pop icon as "Jar Jar"!

The actor revealed that after the concert, Lucas explained the reasoning behind the peculiar introduction, saying:

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