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Did you spot the secret gay couple in Star Wars?

Did you spot the secret gay couple in Star Wars?

Rainbow storm trooper from Star Wars at NYC Pride 2011

The internet can’t handle the revelation of a secret gay couple in the latest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi.

Twitter user ikolism took to social media to explain: ‘Only male porgs have orange plumage around their eyes, and both snuggling porgs have those markings.

‘Gay porgs, folks. TLJ [The Last Jedi] is a gift that keeps on giving,’ they wrote.

Then they uploaded a gif from the movie of two male porgs nuzzling.

And it’s true.

According to Wookieepedia – the Star Wars version of Wikipedia: ‘Porgs were a species of non-sentient birds. They were stocky in nature, with two short wings, flat, beak-less faces, and two webbed feet.

‘Porgs were sexually dimorphic; males were slightly larger than females, and males also had orange plumage around the eyes,’ it reads.

So there you have it.

And if you think maybe it’s just an oversight? ikolism offers this further reinforcement:

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