Even the biggest names of Hollywood attract tons of controversy towards them. As we know, the entertainment business can be volatile, and landing on a role in a movie doesn’t necessarily guarantee actors a permanent job. Several reasons like a heated exchange or a hostile work environment, actors leave, and another actor fills the position. But some actors leave after making controversy, and that is when audiences start to speculate. Then the drama behind the scenes of your favorite shows becomes more exciting than the storyline on screen. Let’s have a look at the controversial actors who got booted from your favorite shows.
Warner Bros Confirmed the News About Ruby Rose Getting Fired.
Ruby Rose, known for her work in the popular show Orange Is The New Black, got fired from Batwoman. One of the most popular spin-offs produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros featured Roby as the original protagonist of the show. Ruby played Kate Kane for a single season. In May 2020, she was fired from the show after she complained that the set was unsafe and toxic. However, Warner Bros didn’t care and re-wrote the whole show.
Charlie Sheen left Two And A Half Men, and it Became a Huge Controversy
After being one of the most loved characters of the show Charlie left the show in season 8. His exit was one of the most controversial in television history. He was attending rehab for his addictions and during this break, he During this break, Sheen appeared on Alex Jones’ radio show. There he ranted about his boss Chuck Lorre. So, after the TV executives fired him, they had to cancel the remaining seasons of the show. But later Walden Schmidt landed the role and the show continued till its finale. He apparently came back suggesting a spin-off for his character and was rejected by the producers.
Katherine Heigl’s Sudden Departure from Grey’s Anatomy Confused Viewers
Despite her status as fan-favorite, Katherine left the show in 2010. After Dr. Izzie Stevens’s controversial exit, Katherine eventually revealed that she could’ve taken a better decision but doesn’t regret leaving the show either. However, Fans criticized her decision, which led to some backlash from the media industry and audiences.
The CW Fired Hartley Sawyer on Account of His Misogynist and Racist Tweets.
The character of Ralph Dibny, aka Elongated Man, was always one of the lamest characters on screen, and also in the comics. However, Hartley was still one of the regular casts of Arrowverse. But in 2014, a few of his tweets started circulating which contained homophobic slurs and was unacceptable for many reasons. Right after the controversial incident Warner Bros and the CW kicked him out from The Flash.
Disney fired Gina Carano After She Made a Controversial Post
After her inappropriate post regarding a political issue, the TV executives fired the former MMA fighter from The Mandalorian. Her post implied that being a Republican today is almost like being Jewish during the Holocaust. As a result, Disney+ allegedly informed that she wouldn’t be returning to The Mandalorian or the Star Wars galaxy. And since this incident, Gina and Disney have continued to take jabs at one another.
These actors were the butt of a controversy because of their poor decisions. Can you think of more such controversies?
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