Many use this excuse to bash on Sakura that "OMG, even Kishi himself said Hinata would make a better Heroine than Sakura". At first, knowing how fond Kishi is for Sakura, seemed a little out of his way and since I wasn't involved that much with the fandom, I didn't cared about it.
But as I got involved and got into debates about Sakura, not mentioning those with the haters, explaining that Sakura isn't the type of Heroine people should expect given the fact that Kishi wants to emphasize other things through her character, this argument was always brought to me, that Hinata made a better heroine and that Kishi even stated so.
As well, not to mention I saw someone on Tumblr saying that even on Narutopedia wrote that. I went there myself. Saw it. It does. They say that in an interview from 2010, Kishi stated that.
First, they don't even know which interview. It was the Jump Festa interview 2010. I mean, if their seriousness and professionalism would be indeed, as they make it look, they w