Gina Carano will speak extensively about her Lucasfilm firing in an intimate interview The Ben Shapiro Show on Sunday. Best known for her breakthrough role as Cara Dune The Mandalorian, Carano was dropped from the hit Disney + series earlier this month following controversial social media posts. With the hashtag #FireGinaCarano trending online, Lucasfilm announced that the studio had cut all ties with the actress because of her “disgusting” behavior.
Carano gives her side of the story, telling Shapiro how she was “bullied” by Lucasfilm over time, while stressing the point that she’s not alone. From the interview, by deadline.
“I’ve been through so much, and I’ve clearly seen so much of the bullying that takes place now, and I’ve seen it before … I’m not the only one who’s ever been bullied by this company, and I know it so deeply. share a story that would change things in the media, but I can’t because it would sell a friend … Everyone fears losing their job. ”
Gina Carano also explains that her shots were not exactly a big surprise. From her point of view, the actress and MMA star describes how she felt praised by the studio, and agreed with Shapiro that there are double standards at Lucasfilm depending on a person’s political views.
“You know how boxers sometimes headhunt and forget to go for the body? I feel like Disney or Lucasfilm or whoever it is, just certain people at that company … I feel like I’m being hunted. They’ve been all over me and they’ve looked at me like a hawk, and I look at people in the same production and they can say anything they want, and there I had a problem. I had a problem because I didn’t agree with the story. “
Almost immediately after Carano was fired, it was announced that she would co-develop, produce and star in a new film for The Daily Wire with Ben Shapiro. In the new interview, she also shares what it felt like when Shapiro contacted her in the wake of the controversy.
‘When you called my body was still shaking. It’s devastating, but the thought of this happening to someone else, especially someone who doesn’t handle this the way I can handle it, no, they don’t. They do not. i can’t make people feel that way … and if i worry it’s okay for these companies, who have a history of lying, to lie and do this to other people, and they did it to other people, and I’m not going down without a fight. “
Carano’s critics would say her resignation is a long time coming, given that this month’s controversy wasn’t the first time she’s been in the hot water over her behavior on social media. She has previously been at the center of a #FireGinaCarano campaign for other posts on sensitive issues such as election fraud and gender pronouns. Many were happy to see her go, although there have also been tens of thousands of fans petitioning Lucasfilm to bring her back to The Mandalorian
The full interview with Carano on The Ben Shapiro Show premieres Sunday on DailyWire.com, YouTube and podcast platforms. This news comes from Deadline.
Subjects: The Mandalorian, Star Wars, Disney Plus, Streaming