The costume has gained a huge fan following since the release of Return of the Jedi. Hundreds of female fans wear home-made and store-bought versions of the costume at science fiction conventions , many of whom post pictures of themselves on the popular fansite , Leia's Metal Bikini. The costume has also made several pop culture appearances outside of the Star Wars universe, such as when it was worn by Jennifer Aniston in the television sitcom Friends , by Yvonne Strahovski in the TV show Chuck , and Kristen Bell in Fanboys. Carrie Fisher wearing the slave Leia costume. The costume was worn in scenes at Jabba's Palace , aboard the Luxury sail barge Khetanna and during the skirmish at the Great Pit of Carkoon. Jabba Desilijic Tiure , the Hutt crime lord , forced Leia Organa to wear the costume after capturing her during her failed attempt to rescue the enslaved Han Solo.
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A Beach Photoshoot of Princess Leia in the Gold Bikini Surfaces | Indie88
In 's Return of the Jedi , Princess Leia, played by thenyear-old Carrie Fisher, is taken prisoner by Jabba the Hutt, made his slave and forced to wear a gold bikini. So when Rolling Stone ran an article on Fisher and the film, a beach was the obvious place to showcase both the cast and Fisher's interstellar swimwear we're guessing. And a beatbox. During the run up to the new film's release, Fisher was asked whether she still had the bikini. I've got it on underneath now. I wear it always, for luck.
Star Wars' Princess Leia's famous slave bikini sells at auction for $96,000
The metal bikini and elf shoes could soon be a thing of the past. The outfit, in the context of the film, is designed to show Leia's forced subservience to Jabba. This setup is meant to degrade Leia. It's an embarrassment. But the problem isn't the outfit itself.
By Mike Larkin For Dailymail. It won a special place in the hearts of fans after it was shown a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Carrie Fisher put a smile on the face of her teenage male fans around the globe in when she flaunted her curves in the itsy bitsy teeny weeny outfit after her character was captured while working undercover in the lair of Tatooine crime boss Jabba The Hut. She was chained to the giant slug-like creature as she worked alongside her Jedi brother Luke Skywalker to free Han Solo, who had been captured on the kingpin's behalf in the previous movie in the series.