James Gunn got fired for sarcastic records a decade ago on the topic of pedophilia, rape and terrorism.
Director James Gunn, who directed both parts of Guardians of the Galaxy and worked on their sequel, sacked for offensive posts on the social network Twitter made in 2008-2009. On Friday, July 20, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The Disney Studio decided to terminate the contract with Gunn after the online publication The Daily Caller remembered the Director his sarcastic entry on the topic of pedophilia, rape and terrorism. The publication was picked up by users of social networks.
On Thursday, Gunn posted a tweet in which he said that ten years ago saw themselves in the role of provocateur in movies and in life, but now it has become a totally different person. He apologized to those whom I may have offended by his jokes, calling them stupid and inappropriate.
However, on Friday, the Chairman of Walt Disney Studios Alan horn said that the offensive views and statements found in the Twitter of James, inexcusable and incompatible with the values of the Studio.
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