After a Star Wars fan-artist was attacked and insulted for drawing a ‘sexy’ version of Rey, the artist received an outpouring of support from fans of artistic freedom and doubled-down on his drawing by producing a sequel to the original image.

On October 23rd, artist devilhs, whose work regularly features ‘sexy’ depictions of fictional characters, took to his Twitter account to share his latest piece of fan-art, which featured a particularly well-endowed, hooded-Rey wielding a dual-bladed lightsaber:

As devilhs’ work began to be shared across social media and gain popularity, it quickly caught the attention of outraged activists who descended upon devilhs’ artwork to take issue with the more sexualized depiction of Rey and sought to ‘criticze’ devilhs by leveling misandrist insults towards him and accusing him of being sexist towards women:

The insults began to weigh on devilhs, who took note of the stream of insults and pointed out that “In the past day I got more sexist insults than I got in my entire life.”

However, devilhs was not without his supporters, as numerous fan artists began to show their support for devilhs and the freedom to draw sexualized fan art by creating an outpouring of new pieces featuring ‘sexy Rey’:

Ultimately, devilhs responded directly to his critics by producing another piece of artwork, equally as risqué, this time featuring busty Rey as a Sith:

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