James Gunn was relieved of his duties as director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3 by Disney for offensive tweets from his past. Now, Selma Blair among other celebrities show their support on social media.
“This man is one of the good ones.” – Selma Blair
Call to Action
By now, everyone is aware of the fact that James Gunn has been fired as director of Guardians of the Galaxy 3 by Disney. We all know why. Selma Blair and some of her fellow thespians are taking to social media to show their support for the ousted creator.
Blair who recounted her own tale of sexual harassment at the hands of James Toback to Vanity Fair last year according to Deadline is “encouraging her followers to sign a Change.org petition to have Gunn reinstated as director of GOTG 3.” The actress tweeted out the following message to her fans:
Shortly thereafter some of the GOTG stars posted their thoughts on the turn of events on Twitter. Zoe Saldana seemed a bit overwhelmed about the entire ordeal stating:
Dave Bautista had quite a bit to say on the situation. He was very vehement in his support of the embattled director:
James’ brother Sean made a series of Tweets although supportive of his sibling, he was also critical of his past actions:
One of the most interesting Twitter moments came from Star-Lord himself, actor Chris Pratt. Although biblical, the message was loud and clear:
Gunn’s old employer Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment jumped on Instagram to show his support:
At the time of this article for 1428 Elm the petition had over 159,000 signatures. While they are closing in on their goal of 200,000, will this outpouring of fan and colleague support be enough to sway Disney? Only time will tell.
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