Gina Carano Will Not Return to The Mandalorian Following “Abhorrent” Social Media Posts
Gina Carano won’t return to her position on The Mandalorian following backlash over her current social media content material.
A spokesperson for Lucasfilm, the manufacturing firm behind the Disney+ present, issued a press release to E! Information on Wednesday, Feb. 10 saying that the previous blended martial artist has ended her run as Cara Dune. The recurring character appeared within the first two seasons of the Emmy-winning collection, which is a part of the Star Wars franchise.
“Gina Carano is just not at the moment employed by Lucasfilm, and there aren’t any plans for her to be sooner or later,” the assertion learn. “However, her social media posts denigrating folks primarily based on their cultural and spiritual identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”
Earlier within the day, the hashtag #FireGinaCarano had been trending in response to her social media exercise. This included a message that she reposted to her Instagram Story on Feb. 9 that seemingly likened the expertise of being politically conservative right this moment to the plight of Jewish folks in the course of the Holocaust.