Recently director James Gunn, who commanded the 3 films of Guardians of the Galaxy, was fired by Disney after revealing to a series of tweets from the actor many years ago, where he allegedly incited violence and pedophilia, which is obviously very against the values of Disney and Marvel.
Then after the director’s dismissal, many actors and fans of James showed him all their support, publishing several messages on social networks, most recently was Dave Bautista, who said that James Gunn is one of the most loving people, Affectionate and good person that already knew, that had an error but that we all have them. “I AM NOT OK with what happened to him,” he said.
And then some! Never make a mistake! Don’t have a sense of humor! Don’t be politically outspoken! Etc, fucking etc!!! https://t.co/WDfuvl9qGD
— Dave Bautista (@DaveBautista) July 25, 2018
And not yet conformed to his dismissal, the cast of the film decided to write a letter supporting the director and asking for his return. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, Michael Rooker and Sean, Gunn’s brother, published the same photo with the message written and signed by them, talking about what happened and showing dissatisfaction with the situation.
“We fully support James Gunn, we were all shocked by his sudden dismissal last week and we have intentionally waited for these ten days to respond in order to think, pray, listen and discuss.” At that time, we were encouraged by the support of fans and members of the media who wish to see James rejoin as director of Volume 3, as well as discouraged by those whom they so easily deceived to believe in the strange conspiracies surrounding him. ” says part of the letter.
They still mention that they are not defending their jokes many years ago, and if trying to show all the love and affection they received from James in all these years, from the 1st and 2nd installment of Guardians of the Galaxy, that they trust him and know that has a beautiful heart. Saying that what they did was not necessary. The publications received thousands of positive comments from the fans, who also support him a lot.