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January 31, 2011
Carrie Fisher is fat but “not like Jabba the Hutt

USA/She weighed about 100 pounds (45 kg) when she wore that iconic metallic gold bikini and slayed Jabba the Hutt, the massive, slug-like alien in “Return of the Jedi.”

“I’ve jumped out of a plane. I’ve walked over coals, repelled down a mountain. And I’m afraid of scales,” Fisher said.

I am requesting some minor corrections to an article. Sometimes you need a human rather than a spell check.

Usually, you would use SLEW rather than SLAYED. Also, you meant RAPPELLED, not REPELLED.

Bootness

I believe both slew and slayed are correct.

You’re certainly right about rappelled, and we fixed it: GBU Editor

Actress Carrie Fisher arrives for the premiere of her new film “Sorority Row” in Hollywood, California September 3, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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