George Lucas apologizes for 'white slaver' comments on selling 'Star Wars'

January 1, 2016 1:07 AM

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George Lucas may have mixed feelings about parting ways with the galaxy he built. In an interview on "Charlie Rose" the "Star Wars" creator called the past films he directed his "kids" and likened the split from the franchise to that of a breakup with a romantic partner. And then Lucas implied that he had sold those kids to "white slavers."

In a 50-minute interview with Rose, Lucas discussed his long career as well as the task of parting ways with the space opera he's been a part of since 1977. Lucas lamented that he avoids the movies now much as one would avoid someone they have severed ties with in a relationship -- no phone calls an...

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