Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Carpenter charisma claims Joss Whedon cultivated a “toxic” and “hostile” environment on set. Carpenter alleges that Whedon’s behavior carried over to the set of Angel. The latest accusations come months later League of Justice Star Ray Fisher brought his own allegations against Whedon, which resulted in WarnerMedia conducting an independent investigation to get to the bottom of the former actor Cyborg’s claims. Fisher went on to accuse other members of Warner Bros. of misconduct during the now infamous League of Justice fire again.
Charisma Carpenter is behind Ray Fisher. She says she “participated in WarnerMedia’s League of Justice investigation because I believe Ray is a person of integrity who tells the truth. ”Carpenter posted a lengthy statement about Joss Whedon on social media today, detailing the director / writer’s alleged behavior in Buffy the Vampire Slayer Y Angel. She had this to say.
“Joss Whedon abused his power numerous times while working together on the sets of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Y Angel. While I found his misbehavior amusing, it only served to intensify my performance anxiety, disempower me, and alienate me from my peers. The disturbing incidents triggered a chronic physical condition that I still suffer from. With a heavy and beating heart I say that I managed in isolation and sometimes destructively. “
Charisma Carpenter went on to claim that Joss Whedon called her “fat” when she got pregnant and reportedly asked if she was going to “keep” her. Carpenter also says Whedon turned down multiple calls from her agents when she became pregnant, which she says was the reason she was fired. Angel. She says she previously made “harassment” accusations, but has had plenty of time to think and reflect.
When it comes down to it, the Ray Fisher accusations are the reason Charisma Carpenter decided to speak up after all this time. “His dismissal as Cyborg in The flash it was the last straw for me, “writes the actress.” Although I’m not surprised, it hurts deeply. I am concerned and saddened that in 2021 professionals STILL have to choose between workplace whistle-blowing and job security. “Fisher was fired from The flash after he publicly stated that he would never work on a project with DC Films president Walter Hamada at the helm. The study effectively called for their deception. You can read what else Carpenter had to say below.
“It has taken me so long to gather the courage to make this statement publicly. The gravity of it is not lost on me. As a single mother, whose family support depends on my trade, I am afraid, despite my fear of its impact on me. future, I can no longer remain silent. This is overdue and necessary. It is time. “
WarnerMedia and 20th Century Television, along with Joss Whedon, have yet to respond to Charisma Carpenter’s claims. In his lengthy statement, Carpenter states: “Joss has a history of being casually cruel. He has created hostile and toxic work environments since the beginning of his career. I know this because I experienced it first hand. Repeatedly.” This matches what Ray Fisher and others have said about working with Whedon over the years. As of this writing, the actress is receiving support from Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans on social media. You can read the above statement, thanks to Charisma Carpenter Official Twitter account.
Topics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sexual Misconduct