Hollywood Stars Defend James Gunn From 'Cyber Nazi' Lynch Mob - Hit & Run

Hollywood Stars Defend James Gunn From 'Cyber Nazi' Lynch Mob - Hit & Run

"As I have discussed publicly many times, as I've developed as a person, so has my work and my humor", Gunn tweeted over the weekend after coming under fire for his old social media activity.

Since his firing, Dave Bautista, who plays Drax the Destroyer in the Guardians movies, has come to his defence.

Though Gunn was sacked within a day of a Fox News story about his offensive tweets, the Walt Disney Company continues to now employ John Lasseter, eight months after he apologized for "missteps" that made his employees "feel disrespected or uncomfortable".

"Because if people are punished despite changing, then what does that teach people about owning mistakes and evolving?"

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The news that James Gunn had been removed from his directing gig on Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 hasn't gone down well with lots of fans. Always will, ' Zoe wrote for her almost 840,000 followers on Twitter. "Im (sic) NOT ok with what's happening to him". Apparently (Gunn took down the website last week), the video was a chorus of young women singing "I Touch Myself", a pop song about masturbation that Gunn received from Huston Huddleston, a man who would later be convicted of possessing child pornography. Blair wrote. "This man is one of the good ones". A petition started by fellow director Joe Carnahan (The Grey) that has as of Monday morning amassed more than 170,000 signatures, requesting that Gunn be re-hired for the third Guardians film in Marvel's MCU.

Others, including "Rick and Morty" co-creator Justin Roiland, also questioned if the punishment fit Gunn's past actions.

Chris Pratt, who stars as Peter Quill in the movies, quoted a passage from the Bible.

After being made aware of the comments, Disney said in a statement: "The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James's Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio's values, and we have severed our business relationship with him". For his part, Gunn has already apologized for the statements he made on Twitter in the late 2000's, so it's not as if there's much more he can do. To everyone inside my industry and beyond, I again offer my deepest apologies.

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