Actress Gina Carano, known for her role as Cara Dune in a Star Wars spin-off, has complained about having been constantly monitored on social networks, saying she had long expected to be fired over her conservative beliefs, which apparently ran counter to those of Disney’s executives.
Gina Carano, an ex-MMA fighter-turned-actress who was sacked from the iconic series The Mandalorian after comparing today’s politics in the US to the Nazi era, says she “has been through so much”, as her former bosses at Lucasfilm and Disney were monitoring her “like a hawk” before showing her the door.
“I had a problem because I wasn’t going along with the narrative”, the actress, who famously played Cara Dune for two seasons on the hit Star Wars franchise series, told Ben Shapiro of The Daily Wire in an interview set to air on Sunday. An excerpt of the sit-down was published by Deadline on Friday.
In the cited excerpt, she shared that she is not the only one that’s “ever been bullied by this company [Lucasfilm]”, adding she knows this “so deeply”.
“I could share a story which would turn things around in the media but I can’t because it would sell out a friend…Everyone is afraid of losing their job”, she went on.
Carano was fired last week after provoking a storm on social media over an Instagram post mentioning the Nazis and the Holocaust era:
“Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbours…. even by children”, she…