Gina Carrano, one of the stars of the Star Wars series “The Mandolorian”, was released by Lucasfilm, a subsidiary of the Disney Group, provoking intense controversy on the Internet, especially with messages referring to Jews and Nazis in Germany.
“Gina Carrano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and is not expected to be in the future,” a spokeswoman told AFP.
“However, his social media posts that reject people because of their cultural and religious identities are offensive and unacceptable,” the statement said.
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The last standings of the former champion of mixed martial arts, known for his cookie-cutter statements, have launched a campaign on the internet seeking to leave “The Mandolorian”. Its defenders have reacted by condemning the attempt to eradicate Donald Trump’s rhetoric for political reasons.
In the hit series, Gina Carano plays Cara Doon, a muscle warrior who fights alongside the Mandolorians. In two seasons she appeared in a total of seven episodes, her first recurring role since the title role played by Pedro Pascal.
The actress’ departure was also publicly welcomed by some fans in Disney’s recently announced spin-off series “Rangers of the New Republic”.
“Wow! I am re-launching my Disney + membership as I have finally decided to shoot my Gina Carono, ”one of them tweeted.
A quote shared by the actress on Instagram is a very bad post: “Jews were beaten in the streets, not Nazi soldiers, their neighbors. Gina Carrano today likened the Holocaust to “hating someone for their political ideas.”
In previous messages, she stressed that “there are more dangers in America today (because) Trump’s supporter than Trump’s” race, “and that” it is enough if you repeat the lie often. “(Changed) Journalism.”
During the US presidential election, the actress spread false and misleading messages about wearing a mask against Kovid-19 and election fraud.
Actress representatives did not respond to AFP requests on Thursday.
Fans of Gina Carono, including a conservative senator from Ted Cruz, Texas, rallied in her defense.
“Texan Gina Carrano broke down barriers in the Star Wars universe: not a princess, not a victim, not a mentally abused Jedi. She played the role of a woman who broke into a house and admired girls. She played a key role in making Star Wars fun again. “End the culture,” he said on Twitter.