A story is making the rounds today speculating that Laura Dern's character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi could be bisexual, or maybe even pansexual.
Dern plays Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo in the upcoming film, but it's a bit of dialogue in Claudia Gray's Star Wars novel Leia: Princess of Alderaan that has sparked clickbait articles all over the internet for its possible implications:
"A pair of pretty dark eyes." Then Amilyn thought about that for a moment. "Or more than a pair, if you're into Grans. Or Aqualish, or Talz. Or even – "
"That's all right! Leia said through laughter. "It's just humanoid males for me."
"Really? That feels so limiting."
"Thank goodness it's a big galaxy."
Definitive proof of Amilyn's bisexuality? Well, not exactly. But it's possible, and she does seem to have an open mind.
Perhaps we'll find out when Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15th.