Serves the great Beardy Nerf right!
As I have said in many threads pertaining to the canon status of EU, I think it should be as canon as the films.
He vetted, okayed and allowed them all. To turn round and disregard them ALL, and entire continum created on his say so for him from his work, would be insulting to the wrieters and us as fans.
We love them. It's because of the EU stuff that SW is still alive!
Seriously - if it had not been for EU, do you think it would still have the following it does today?
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