Fired and with her character cut from The Mandalorian, former fighter and actress Gina Carano said, in an interview with The Ben Shapiro Show, that Disney and Lucasfilm intimidated her (“bullied“). For those who do not know, the actress was fired after the repercussion of a publication on Twitter, which seems to have worked as the last straw after other controversial statements and actions by Carano.
The actress says that she has been through many things and that she now sees more clearly the “bullying that is occurring”. Carano, however, does not only speak of his own situation and also says that he has seen this before, not being the only person to suffer bullying in the hands of “that company” (probably referring to Disney, since LucasFilm is also part of the other brand and can be understood as part of a unit).
“I could tell a story that would change things in the media,” she continued, indicating that other people were also bullied. Carano explains, however, that he cannot reveal the story, “because that would betray a friend. Everyone is afraid of losing their job. ”
The publication that caused Carano’s dismissal was not the only time the actress received alerts from Disney and Lucasfilm. His controversial social media posts have already included topics like wearing masks in the midst of the pandemic, electoral fraud during the 2020 presidential election in the U.S., the Black Lives Matter movement and the use of pronouns on social media.
In his defense, Carano said the publication came about because it was “inspired by the kind spirit of the Jewish people at that time” and explained that he did not think of the post as controversial. The actress commented that all major publications have interpreted her post as a comparison between historical moments, which, according to her, was not the intention.
Carano added that Disney was paying attention to the #FireGinaCarano movement, which started last year. “They accidentally sent me an email, which was very enlightening, so I knew. I knew they were paying attention. I know that there were some people who went to defend me, but I know that they didn’t win in the end ”, commented the actress.
Carano also said he feels “hunted” by Disney and was outraged by LucasFilm’s decision to remove his character from The Mandalorian, which has already been widely announced.
The full interview (and unfortunately without subtitles) can be watched on YouTube:
Source: c | net
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