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Pro: Fett Walks Like a Woman
|Con: Fett Flirts With Women
Clearly, in Star Wars-Return of the Jedi: Special Edition, quoted as being the definitive version of that film, Fett in added scenes is flirting with the female dancers/singers accompanying the band. Now it could easily be explained away as a lesbian thing, but it doesn't go well with Lucas' stance on Family filmmaking. Lucas doesn't want to alienate anyone from seeing his movies, so a controversial subject such as that would be highly improbable. --Steve
I do understand Lucas' family entertainment stance, and I have seen the images you mention. I think they might be explained by a woman, who is obviously trying to pass as a man, trying to keep up appearances. It's also possible Fett feels sorry for their degraded, Jabba-serving state.
|Con: Fett wears a codpiece
Would a Female Bounty Hunter really need groin protection? --Jaster
A sharp argument from Texas Fett, who does not necessarily support a female Fett:
The codpiece is not proof that Fett is male. Fett's armor is Mandalorian and most if not all evidence from books and other Star Wars reference materials say that Fett is not Mandalorian. Mandalorian armor is also supposed to be rare (outside of Mandalorian families or rare altogether, I can't remember). Being that rare, Fett probably did not have a choice of the sex of the feared Mandalorian armor. Also, if Mandalor is like America, they do not allow women in combat and therefore not have armor designed for females.
| Con: Fett's face has been seen.
Dengar and Neelah both saw Boba Fett's face in Tales of the Bounty Hunters and The Mandalorian Armor.
They probably didn't even consider finking on Fett. Who would want to get on her bad side? And aren't they now both dead from that Mandalorian Armor explosion?
Con: Lucas calls Boba Fett a "he."
Lucas even stated that Fett was a 'he' in his interview with MTV last year saying "HE seems like an all-powerful character..." about Boba Fett and his popularity. --Jaster
Maybe he was just setting the stage for a surprise revelation. You know how he likes to mess with his audience.
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