This post is about space nipples & Ming-Na Wen dressed in Princess Leia costumes
We said it.
Space Nipples & Fennec Shand as Leia.
Nipples and a certain wardrobe malfunction and we’re not talking about Miss Rhythm Nation, Janet Jackson and her deliberate Superbowl breast display with Monsieur Timberlake.
At this point, it is indeed fair to ask why on Warth (!) is this Star Wars blog even entertaining the thought of doing a post on nipples.
This is not Playboy Magazine, after all, our dear readers seriously come for the articles.
And the character quotes.
And of course the shapely form of a Twilek.
What if I was to tell you that Return of the Jedi actually features a nipple slip?
It’s the most famous wardrobe malfunction in the entire galaxy!
So here goes the tale.
Cast your mind back to Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi. Jabba takes umbrage of a sort with his green slave dancer Oola and as Jabba draws his Twi’lek girl closer to him by pulling her chains, she resists as she knows what’s coming – her end.
During this struggle, her great green breast comes out from under her costume, revealing all.
It’s a blink and you’ll miss the flash moment, however, when people were able to rent Return of the Jedi on VHS in the mid-eighties, they were able to watch the scene in slow motion and get an eyeful.
Legend has it that this is the most paused moment in home rental video history!
On a hunch, we checked, and in the Disney+ Plus version of this scene, there’s still a space nipple blowing free in the wind:
Don’t believe us? Check out this video:
How about some close ups?
Carrie Fisher wasn’t exactly a shy gal though. Did you ever spot the part in Jedi where Han Solo does a sneaky boob grab? No surprise their though – Ford and Fisher had an affair during the filming of A New Hope while Harrison was married.