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The Star Wars Community offers our full support to Jake Lloyd and his family

Jake’s story is another revelation about the trials and tribulations of former child actors.

By now I’m sure most of you have heard the recent news about Jake Lloyd (Anakin from Episode 1). If you have not, you can read the details by clicking HERE.

This is not a gossip site. I would not report on this if I didn’t think it was important. Jake Lloyd suffers from schizophrenia. His recent run-ins with the law were not because he is a bad guy or a spoiled Hollywood star. In fact he has not acted in 10 years.  Jake Lloyd is sick.

Regardless of how you feel about the prequels, Jake is part of the Star Wars family. That is what we are. A family. If you were at Celebration you know this. It doesn’t matter how you feel about how he acted when he was 9, or how you felt after seeing The Phantom Menace. The Star Wars family does not ignore things like…

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