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01.13.2016
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Admittedly, this is a little different than most of the Cool Videos we post on this site, but I feel it's one worth acknowledging. First off, this video is 4 months old. What you can see below is Daisy Ridley deadlifting 176 pounds, and saying a few words of encouragement for everyone regarding physical fitness.

Hindsight is 20/20 of course and now that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is out, we can see that Rey is easily the most influential film character of 2015. Now, you can throw out all that stuff about finally having a great leading actor in a STAR WARS film again, or having a woman take center stage in a big-budget film . . . Rey is just a great character, period. The cool thing about STAR WARS films is that they're able to boil things down to a more pure and simplistic state. Good versus evil. Right over wrong. The depth is there, but it's the classic story of a hero's journey that really makes THE FORCE AWAKENS compelling. Daisy Ridley is responsible for bringing such an inspiring character to life, and it's great to see her enthusiasm carry over to everything she does off-screen.

For anyone curious, her Instagram is filled with all sorts of cool pictures and videos, and much like John Boyega or Oscar Isaac, her enthusiasm and love for everything STAR WARS is a breath of fresh air. It's hard to forget the fact that Disney is such a HUGE company and that filmmaking is a business, but behind all that are a lot of real people trying to make something worthwhile. If at the end of the day they're able to ignite a fire within you, rekindle your love for something or inspire you to be a certain way, then that's how you know they've made something great.

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6:47PM on 01/13/2016

Pfftt

Those are bumper plates, which make it look harder than that weight really is.
Those are bumper plates, which make it look harder than that weight really is.
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9:09PM on 01/13/2016
That's 176lbs. That awesome for a girl her size. I know dudes that would struggle with that.
That's 176lbs. That awesome for a girl her size. I know dudes that would struggle with that.
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6:17PM on 01/13/2016

The Force is strong in her

Now we know why she made Kylo Ren her bitch. lol
Now we know why she made Kylo Ren her bitch. lol
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2:11PM on 01/13/2016
So... tell us what you really think of Star Wars? Cause that whole run on paragraph about it on an article loosely about the film didn't seem like enough.
So... tell us what you really think of Star Wars? Cause that whole run on paragraph about it on an article loosely about the film didn't seem like enough.
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2:29PM on 01/13/2016
Geez, who shit in your corn flakes?
Geez, who shit in your corn flakes?
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