Social media rumours trending on Twitter suggest that The Mandalorian has been cancelled but what’s the truth behind these claims?

While the main Star Wars sequel films have proved disappointing and divisive since Disney took over Lucasfilm, The Mandalorian has become a shining light for the Star Wars franchise.

The live-action series won instant praise when it arrived in 2019 thanks mostly to the adorable green alien officially called the Child, although better known as Baby Yoda.

However, rumours have spread on social media this week suggesting that The Mandalorian could be cancelled after the actions of Baby Yoda in Chapter 10, The Passenger.

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The Mandalorian is cancelled says Twitter rumour

Social media sites are always rife with speculation and Twitter is among the leading contenders in the world of spreading rumours.

Ahead of the release of The Mandalorian Chapter 11, a rumour has been trending on Twitter suggesting that The Mandalorian has been cancelled, no doubt causing plenty of concern among fans who are unaware of the context.

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Is The Mandalorian really cancelled?

  • No, The Mandalorian is not cancelled and pre-production work on season 3 is already underway.

The online rumours about The Mandalorian being cancelled stem from the actions of the Child in Chapter 10 and Twitter’s subsequent reaction.

That’s because Baby Yoda has been the victim of social media cancel culture after his egg-eating antics in the second episode of season 2.

Some fans, many of whom have their tongues firmly in their cheeks, are suggesting that the Child should be cancelled for eating so many of Frog Lady’s eggs in Chapter 10 with some claiming that Baby Yoda’s actions constituted genocide.

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The best Baby Yoda cancelled memes

As a result of Baby Yoda’s cancellation, fans have taken to social media sites with memes to make light of the situation and to compare the Child’s actions to that of Anakin Skywalker in Revenge of the Sith.

The Mandalorian season 2 is available to stream now on Disney+ after premiering on October 30th, 2020.

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