|Princess Leia Organa|
Princess Leia Organa
After her appearance wearing the "golden metal bikini", Carrie Fisher almost immediately became a cult sex symbol.
Princess Leia is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. She is portrayed by actress Carrie Fisher in A New Hope The Empire Strikes Back Return of the Jedi and The Star Wars Holiday Special. Aiden Barton appeared as an infant Leia in Revenge of the Sith. Ann Sachs provided the voice of Leia in the 1980s radio dramas of the original Star Wars trilogy. She is one of the main protagonists of the original Star Wars trilogy. In Return of the Jedi, it is revealed that she is the twin sister of Luke Skywalker, and thus the daughter of Darth Vader. In the Star Wars prequel films, her mother is identified as Padmé Amidala. Her adoptive father is Bail Organa, the head of Alderaan's royal family and a supporting character in the prequels; in later Star Wars literature she marries Han Solo, her romantic interest in the original films. In 2008, Princess Leia was selected by Empire Magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
The character is one of the main protagonists of the original Star Wars trilogy, the romantic interest of Han Solo, and revealed as the twin sister of Luke Skywalker as well as the daughter of Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) and Padmé Amidala.
The term "Metal Bikini" refers to the iconic slave girl costume worn by Princess Leia when she was held captive in Jabba the Hutt's palace, at the beginning of Return of the Jedi. The skimpy costume consisted of a copper brassiere fastened over the neck and behind the back with string, copper plates at the groin in front and back, a red silk loincloth, and leather boots. There were other various adornments, including a hair fastener, a snake arm-wrap and two bracelets. Last, there was the chain and collar that bound her to Jabba.
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