Disney rehires James Gunn after resurfaced offensive tweets scandal
According to Deadline, James Gunn was originally fired by Disney last July for problematic tweets he made nearly a decade ago. According to the Verge, Gunn made tweets relating to pedophilia, transphobia and other offensive topics.
Despite currently working on Warner Bros and DC’s second Suicide Squad, Disney says that they are allowing Gunn to work on Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 after the supervillian movie’s production. Prior to Gunn’s removal at Disney last year, he had already written the script for the third Guardians Of The Galaxy installment.
If you recall, last October, fans of Guardians Of The Galaxy banded together to erect a massive billboard asking Disney to reinstate Gunn.
The giant appeal ad recently appeared in Garden Grove, California, at an intersection just a few miles away from nearby Disneyland in Anaheim. It reads, “Save the Galaxy: James Gunn for Vol. 3” and was funded by a GoFundMe campaign.
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How cool is this?! The #GuardiansFamily raised money and worked hard to put up this billboard to get @disney and @marvelstudios to do the right thing and #RehireJamesGunn. I gave some money, but there was a core team who did all of the work. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen! @jamesgunn we love you!
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