There is only one character in ‘Joker’ as a villain that impressed the audience, but apparently the Darth Vader of Star Wars episode VII has surpassed that milestone for a 43 year old western Ney York habitant. There is just no stopping to George Lucas created sci-fi adventure series, as it continues to boss headlines after headlines. Star Wars: The Force Awakens had the most successful opening weekend in the history of the franchise. Owing much to its history, the film series have a huge diehard fan following and the upcoming fact explains it in the best possible way.
According to Foxnews a Western New York resident, was so impressed from the character of Darth Vader in the movie, that he apparently decided to own that name. As verified from a spokeswomen of Department of Motor Vehicle, this 43 year old now known as ‘Darth Vader’ is a owner of a gym and a victim of deadly disease called ‘leukemia’. According to him the character’s toughness and leadership is what swayed him to copy the name, as he wants to instill those qualities in himself to fight the life threatening diseases.
Daily mail further confirms that Vader did not had any strong bonding with his old family name as he was raised in a foster home. Vader also stated that he is gathering finances via internet to undergo bone marrow transplant. Tough times as it may be for the ‘allegiant fitness centre’ owner, the Star Wars cast and crew will certainly be proud of this news. Never mind the publicity, but the fact that, J.J. Abrams film have created a source of inspiration and fighting spirit in the mind of a man who is fighting for his life, is nothing short of incredible achievement. Having immense success on the very first weekend is one thing but creating faith and changing lives of people is very commendable. Long live Darth Vader, Long Live Star Wars!!
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