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Fans launch #WheresRey campaign over lack of female Star Wars character toys

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- As the new Star Wars movie soars to record heights at the box office, fans have taken to social media to air their grievances over the toys. 

Fans have been complaining that there's a lack of toys featuring what is arguably the film's main character, Rey. 

The heroin is a key figure in the movie and has been since before the movie was released. 

Popular stats blog FiveThirtyEight noted Rey's absence in many toys, pointing out that she's featured in fewer toys than all the new male characters

The campaign has already gotten the attention of some companies, reported Ad Age -- who noted Hasbro has pledged more Rey toys. 

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