Lucasfilm fires Gina Carano after offensive social media posts.
Lucasfilm recently issued a statement regarding former “The Mandalorian” star Gina Carano on Wednesday regarding Offensive Social Media Posts she had shared on Instagram. According to Variety’s Daniel Holloway, a LucasFilm spokesperson said the following in a statement that Carano is no longer employed with the Company, UTA has also mentioned that they have also dropped her as a Client.
“Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future, Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”LucasFilm Statement
Gina Carano took to Instagram and shared several offensive posts that likened contemporary political differences to the treatment of Jews during the Holocaust. For more on this story, Variety has the exclusive details, including what the posts included.
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