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The Grand Illuminist

(1,351 posts)
Tue Feb 6, 2024, 08:07 PM Feb 2024

Backed by Elon Musk, Gina Carano sues Disney over 'Mandalorian' firing [View all]

Source: NBC News

Actor and former professional MMA fighter Gina Carano has sued The Walt Disney Co. and Lucasfilm over claims she was wrongfully fired from the series “The Mandalorian” in 2021.

In the suit, which was filed Tuesday in federal court in California, Carano alleges she was fired from her role as rebel warrior Cara Dune for voicing right-wing opinions on social media. She is seeking a court order that would require Lucasfilm to reinstate her or compensate her at least $75,000. Carano claims in the suit that she suffered emotional damage and lost millions of dollars in income.
“A short time ago in a galaxy not so far away, Defendants made it clear that only one orthodoxy in thought, speech, or action was acceptable in their empire, and that those who dared to question or failed to fully comply would not be tolerated,” the lawsuit says. “And so it was with Carano.”

X is helping cover the costs of the lawsuit, Carano confirmed Tuesday in a post to the social media platform.

“I would like to express my deepest gratitude & thank you to @ElonMusk & @X for giving me an opportunity to bring my case to light,” she wrote.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/gina-carano-sues-disney-mandalorian-firing-elon-musk-support-rcna137579

Please be advised. Political ideology, and party are NOT, repeat, NOT a protected class, so I hope her termination is of extreme prejudice.
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Leon Smuk's drug addiction takes a new turn. Hassler Feb 2024 #1
Waaaa waaaaa waaaaa, I need a man-child twitter billionaire to pay for my lawyer. These fuckmooks deserve each other. Comfortably_Numb Feb 2024 #2
This will be a fun lawsuit to follow LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #3
I'll go as far as this. The Grand Illuminist Feb 2024 #37
I can't find the article, but rogue emissary Feb 2024 #4
Based on the way things are going financially at Disney, everyone should be fired. n/t OnlinePoker Feb 2024 #26
Why can't these dipshits odins folly Feb 2024 #5
They are so clueless on the subject BlueKota Feb 2024 #10
Because these childish right wing crybabies never take any responsibility for their actions. canuckledragger Feb 2024 #12
I hate Musk too Chi67 Feb 2024 #17
"Now this. Tesla is not only off my list, but I hope the company goes down in flames"... William Gustafson Feb 2024 #18
Id much rather see Twitter go down quakerboy Feb 2024 #22
Their cars are doing that themselves MistakenLamb Feb 2024 #40
Ask Roseanne.... Mopar151 Feb 2024 #6
Most Entertainment contracts contain a section about bringing the character or the program into disrepute as grounds for Ford_Prefect Feb 2024 #7
And those tight guidelines have been there... slightlv Feb 2024 #8
Disney contracts are thorough and exact. C_U_L8R Feb 2024 #9
Well, it stands to reason since they are after all fools. Not to mention complete unredeemable assholes. cstanleytech Feb 2024 #14
The claim of $75,000 to reimburse her for "lost millions" gives the game away. Midnight Writer Feb 2024 #11
that makes it seem (to me anyway)... ret5hd Feb 2024 #28
helpful article SleeplessinSoCal Feb 2024 #13
Carano was employed in California, which is an at-will employment state. Aristus Feb 2024 #15
Really? Chi67 Feb 2024 #16
And to think I used to have a crush on her... padah513 Feb 2024 #19
Hey asshole vercetti2021 Feb 2024 #20
Ask Charlie Sheen... Xolodno Feb 2024 #21
this failed actor thinks she will pull a gawker case on Disney. Javaman Feb 2024 #23
Will They Just Pay Her? erpowers Feb 2024 #24
I don't think it will hurt Disney in the slightest. The Grand Illuminist Feb 2024 #25
With her career basically dead, I think that's all she wants Javaman Feb 2024 #34
Worse The Grand Illuminist Feb 2024 #38
"Will they just pay her?" LudwigPastorius Feb 2024 #39
They didn't fire her. They didn't pick up Ferrets are Cool Feb 2024 #27
Should have filed this in state court exboyfil Feb 2024 #29
I don't think that would have helped her. Aristus Feb 2024 #30
I thought that myself. The Grand Illuminist Feb 2024 #31
But would it be wise if you are one of the largest media entertainment companies in the world? exboyfil Feb 2024 #32
True that. The Grand Illuminist Feb 2024 #33
Doubt they're looking to win, or even reach settlement. Torchlight Feb 2024 #35
Self-delete Torchlight Feb 2024 #36
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