Bill Burr is talking about his former co-star Gina Carano after she was fired from “The Mandalorian” due to controversial posts on social media.
Burr, 52, plays Mayfeld in the “Star Wars” series on Disney +.
“It’s a weird moment … Unless she did some really horrible shit or said openly racist shit … I don’t know. I think there are too many channels,” the comedian said during his February lecture. 24 podcast, “The Bill Bert Podcast.” “And then you have to do some sensational shit … I don’t know what the hell it is. I’m on that damn show. Now, I have to see what I say..”
Burr later described Carano as “an absolute love”. “A super damn nice person,” he said.
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“And you know whatever and somehow someone will take this video and make me say something else and try to get rid of my bald action figure,” Burr added, referring to how Hasbro allegedly scrapped Carano’s Cara Dune action figure as well. .
“That’s the way it is out there. It’s fucking crazy times. People are waiting, pulling in the undergrowth,” said Burr, who has previously addressed the culture of cancellation during his controversial “Saturday Night Live” monologue in October.
Carano, 38, was fired by Disney-owned Lucasfilm after she shared a post on the social media platform comparing today’s political divide with events in Nazi Germany.
He had previously received criticism for other comments about the coronavirus, the use of gender pronouns, and voter fraud.
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“Your social media posts that denigrate people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable,” Lucasfilm said in a statement.
Carano played Cara Dune in seven episodes of “The Mandalorian” in its first two seasons in 2019 and 2020.
The former MMA fighter said in an interview on “The Ben Shapiro Show” in late February that she is not the only cast member posting polarizing content. In 2018, the leader of “The Mandalorian”, Pedro Pascal, compared undocumented children held in cages on the border with Jews in concentration camps. He was not fired.
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Carano also recalled how she felt watched while filming “The Mandalorian.”
“They’ve been on top of me and they’ve been staring at me like a hawk,” he said. “And I see people in the same production and they can say whatever they want, and that’s where I had a problem. I had a problem because I didn’t agree with the narrative.”
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She added: “I was prepared at any moment to be let go because I have seen this happen to so many people. I have seen the looks on their faces. I have seen the harassment that takes place, and then when this started, they point at you. their guns, and you know it’s just a matter of time. I’ve seen it happen to so many people, and I thought to myself, ‘You’re coming after me, I know you are.’ They’re making it very obvious through their employees coming for me, so I was like, ‘I’m going to fall swinging and stay true to myself.