Sarah Michelle Gellar responds to Joss Whedon misconduct allegations

Sarah Michelle Gellar is behind Charisma Carpenter. First Buffy the Vampire Slayer The actress released a statement regarding Charisma Carpenter’s Joss Whedon allegations earlier this morning. Carpenter, who also starred in Buffy, along with the spin-off series Angel, claims Whedon created a “toxic” and “hostile” work environment on the set of both shows. She went on to claim that the director / screenwriter called her “fat” in front of her co-stars while she was pregnant and says she was fired from the show after the pregnancy. Carpenter also publicly announced his support for League of Justice actor Ray Fisher, who was one of the first people to talk about Whedon.

Sarah Michelle Gellar made a short and concise statement about Joss Whedon on social media today. “While I am proud that my name is associated with Buffy Summers, I do not want to be associated forever with the name Joss Whedon,” the actress wrote on Instagram. “I am currently more focused on raising my family and surviving a pandemic, so I will not be making any further statements. Right now, but I am with all survivors of abuse and I am proud of them for speaking out.” Gellar didn’t provide any other information, but it can be assumed that he will talk about Whedon at some point, especially since more people have come forward.

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Joss Whedon and Sarah Michelle Gellar worked together on Buffy the Vampire Slayer for seven seasons. They have not worked together since. However, the actress had never publicly spoken out against the director before. As of this writing, Whedon, nor 20th Century Television, have not come out to reply to Charisma Carpenter or Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Actress Amber Benson, who played Tara Maclay in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, also came out in support of Carpenter charisma. “Buffy was a toxic environment and it starts from the top. The charisma tells the truth and I support her 100%. There was a lot of damage during that time and many of us are still processing it more than twenty years later,” he said. . Carpenter noted: “These memories and more have weighed on my soul like bricks for almost half my life. I wish I had said something sooner. I wish I had the composure and the courage all those years ago. But I shut up out of shame and conditional silence. . “

Charisma Carpenter credits Ray Fisher for his decision to speak out Joss Whedon. Fisher previously accused Whedon of creating a toxic environment on the set of the League of Justice fire again. “Race was just one of the problems in the re-filming process,” Fisher said. “There were massive explosions, threats, coercion, taunting, unsafe working conditions, disparagement and gas insults like you wouldn’t believe.” Whedon’s representatives denied Fisher’s claims. WarnerMedia conducted an independent investigation into the matter, in which Carpenter participated. You can read Carpenter’s statement in its entirety below, while checking out Sarah Michelle Gellar’s official Instagram statement above.


Topics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sexual Misconduct

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