The LEGO Group sent huge Porg statue to Star Wars actor John Boyega

After John Boyega tweeted that he hates Porgs, the LEGO Group sent the Star Wars actor a giant LEGO Porg statue.

John Boyega, the actor who portrays Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, owns a LEGO Star Wars Porg statue – but not by choice. The actor revealed in a YouTube interview that he tweeted about hating Porgs, with the LEGO Group sending him the enormous decoration in response.

“I’ve even got a Porg. I’ve got a lovely Porg over here. LEGO sent it to me after I tweeted that I hatest Porgs. Can you imagine? And it weighs so… it’s heavy,” he laughs [26 minutes in].

In the Jake Hamilton interview, he also reveals other props from the films that he was able to keep and now owns, including a blaster, Finn’s vest and Finn’s jacket. For May the 4th, he explains that he will start watching all of the Star Wars movies in his cinema room.

A number of new sets were recently released in the theme – 75275 A-wing Starfighter, 75278 D-O, 75277 Boba Fett Helmet, 75276 Stormtrooper Helmet and 75274 TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet.

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Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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