nobody movie_Bill Burr recalls firing of Mandalorian co-star Gina Carano and says it ‘proved her point’

comedian The Mandalorian star Bill Burr opened up to the notorious Gina Carano Location. After appearances in two seasons of war of stars series, Carano was fired from her role as Cara Dune due to problematic posts she shared on social media. The firing was highly controversial, with many supporting the decision, while others slammed Disney and Lucasfilm, believing it was unfair to give the boot to Carano for meddling in politics online.

You can place Burr in the latter category. In a new interview with The Hollywood ReporterBurr thought about what had happened to Carano, who he was performing with The Mandalorian before her departure. Burr recalls “how cool she was as a person,” though personally he didn’t share her beliefs on certain issues. He feels that Carano’s firing was unfair and in fact only proved what she was trying to say. Here’s what Burr said when asked if firing Carano was a fair move.

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“No. I thought it was funny that the Liberals proved their point. They are only outraged because they don’t like your politics. As someone who considers themselves liberal, it’s disappointing to see the left becoming what the right used to be when they went after the Dixie Chicks after they criticized George W. Bush. There aren’t many like that Folks – most are just trying to stay out of trouble – but there’s this little cluster of weirdos – either on the right or the left at any given moment – that’s causing hysteria, and now there’s so many [media outlets] the eyeballs want, they make money from advertising, to pay attention to these crazy fringe folks.”

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Bill Burr stands by Gina Carano

Bill Burr goes on to say that he couldn’t really get involved at the time because he didn’t want to interfere any further The Mandalorian. Looking at it now, he laments how someone can lose a job because of their personal, political beliefs. He also comments on how other celebrities have come under fire for posts they made on Twitter a few years ago, such as Kevin Hart stepping down as host of the Oscars. As far as Burr can tell, this only makes these celebrities seem that much better.

“The whole thing with Gina: You can’t interfere when that shit is happening, because then you’ll cause noise in other people on the [show]. For someone’s opinions – or their political beliefs – to cause people to destroy their ability to make a living, I find it bizarre as hell. …And I love the whole idea that someone can go back eight years in someone’s Twitter feed and say, “What about that?” And no one says, “You had to go back eight years to find something?! Sounds like a pretty good person if you had to go back eight friggin years!'”

This isn’t the first time Burr defended Carano. In March of last year, he said on his podcast that he had to be careful what he said about the situation as someone who was a part of it The Mandalorian, but made it clear that he was not happy about Carano’s dismissal. As Burr said at the time:

It’s a weird time…unless she’s done really terrible shit or said overtly racist shit. I do not know. I think there are just too many channels. And then you have to do sensational shit… I don’t know what the fuck that is. I’m on this damn show. Now I have to watch what the hell I say… She was an absolute sweetheart. Super nice damn person. And you know whatever and somehow someone is going to make this video and get me to say something else and try to get rid of my bald action figure… That’s how it is out there. These are crazy crazy times. People just wait and lie in the weeds.”

Burr did not want to confirm if he will appear in the third season of The Mandalorianalthough it’s safe to say we won’t be seeing Cara Dune in Season 3.



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