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Lightsaber Churros Are A Thing At Disneyland And They Are Coming For Your IG

Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. is giving “Star Wars” fans a sweet surprise. Anyone who makes it in to the amusement park before the end of May can treat themselves to lightsaber churros. This is not a drill.

Foodie “Star Wars” fans, rejoice!


Disneyland’s Tomorrowland is now home to some geektastic treats: lightsaber churros.

Guests to the churro cart in Tomorrowland get two choices: Jedi (blue) or Sith (red).

**cue the music** #starwars #lightsaberchurros

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And if you take a close look, you’ll see that they aren’t only covered in dyed sugar. The churros also include edible glitter and star sprinkles to make them a really special treat for the “Star Wars” fans.

People cannot get enough of the sweet surprise treat available at the park.

May the 4th be with you ?#may4th #starwars #maytheforcebewithyou #lightsaberchurros #disneylandchurros

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According to Eater, the churros made their appearance during Star Wars Day, May the 4th, and instantly became a social media phenomenon. Eater also reports that the Disney PR team has confirmed that the churros will be available to guests through the end of May.

The churros are pitting friends against each other.


Some have pledged their allegiance to the rebellion.

Others to the dark side.

And lots of people can’t choose just one, so they go with both.

may the fourth be with you ✨ #fakestarwarsfan #onlyhereforthecoolchurros #lightsaberchurros

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It’s clear that people are loving these churros, mainly for social media posts, because why not?

The force is strong with us. ?❤️✨ #starwars #maythe4thbewithyou #cinderlauren #lightsaberchurros

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Disney Food Blog is speculating that the Star Wars churros might be making their way to Disney World so more fans can get a chance at eating their own lightsaber churros.

Let us know…


READ: Arturito, Darth Vato And Han Cholo Got Together To Celebrate “Estar Guars” Day

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America Ferrera Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Working On ‘Gotta Kick It Up’ With Sweet IG Post

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America Ferrera Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Working On ‘Gotta Kick It Up’ With Sweet IG Post

It has been 20 years since America Ferrera’s dream of becoming an actor back true. She took to Instagram to reflect on the moment that her dream started to come true and it is a sweet reminder that anyone can chase their dreams.

America Ferrera shared a sweet post reflecting on the 20th anniversary of working on “Gotta Kick It Up!”

“Gotta Kick It Up!” was one of the earliest examples of Latino representation so many of us remember. The movie follows a school dance team trying to be the very best they could possibly be. The team was down on their luck but a new teacher introduces them to a different kind of music to get them going again.

After being introduced to Latin beats, the dance team is renewed. It taps into a cultural moment for the Latinas on the team and the authenticity of the music makes their performances some of the best.

While the movie meant so much to Latino children seeing their culture represented for the first time, the work was a major moment for Ferrera. In the Instagram post, she gushes over the celebrities she saw on the lot she was working on. Of course, anyone would be excited to see Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt hanging out. Yet, what stands out the most is Ferrera’s own excitement to realize that she can make money doing what she loves most.

“I wish I could go back and tell this little baby America that the next 20 years of her life will be filled with unbelievable opportunity to express her talent and plenty of challenges that will allow her to grow into a person, actress, producer, director, activist that she is very proud and grateful to be. We did it baby girl. I’m proud of us,” Ferrera reflects.

Watch the trailer for “Gotta Kick It Up!” here.

READ: America Ferrera’s “Superstore” Is Going To Get A Spanish-Language Adaptation In A Win For Inclusion

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Daisy Ridley Claps Back at Ted Cruz After He Subtly Insulted Her ‘Star Wars’ Character

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Daisy Ridley Claps Back at Ted Cruz After He Subtly Insulted Her ‘Star Wars’ Character

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It seems like Ted Cruz can’t stay away from the spotlight. On the heels of a very public* scandal, Cruz is now drumming up some more controversy for himself. But now he’s inserting himself into some pre-existing drama.

This time, Rafael Cruz decided to share his opinion on a recent dispute in the Star Wars universe. Yes, you read that right.

Ted Cruz–who has had his fair share of celebrity feuds— decided to pick a fight with Star Wars actress, Daisy Ridley.

The drama started when Cruz tweeted about the ongoing conflict between Disney and “The Mandalorian” actress, Gina Carano.

As background, Disney fired Carano from the hit show after she shared various controversial, far-right opinions on social media. Her posts included anti-mask rhetoric, Q-Anon conspiracies, and promoting false election fraud rumors. Oh, and she also compared being a conservative in Hollywood to being a Jew in Nazi Germany.

Since Carano’s firing, many conservative figures have publicly come to her defense. One of them being Ted Cruz.

Recently, Rafael tweeted out: “Texan Gina Carano broke barriers in the Star Wars universe: not a princess, not a victim, not some emotionally tortured Jedi. She played a woman who kicked ass & who girls looked up to. She was instrumental in making Star Wars fun again. Of course Disney canceled her.”

For those who aren’t well versed in the Star Wars universe, Cruz’s tweet seemed to be throwing subtle shade at the character of Rey–a female Jedi in the most recent Star Wars trilogy. Sure, you could call Rey “emotionally tortured”…or you could call her a normal person who expresses normal feelings. *Shrug*

Anyway, Daisy Ridley–the actress who played Rey–soon caught wind of the diss when an interviewer brought it to her attention.

The interviewer than asked if Ridley had any response to her character being classified as an “emotionally tortured Jedi”.At first, Ridley seemed visibly surprised that Cruz shaded her character. But she quickly regained her composure–as well as her wit.

“I am very happy to be an emotionally tortured Jedi who doesn’t leave their state when it’s having a terrible time,” she quipped.

Looks like Cruz had to learn the hard way not to mess with the Force.

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