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Disney's Lucasfilm ditches 'The Mandalorian' star Gina Carano over social media posts

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over social media posts that drew parallels between the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany and current hate towards people with different political views.

She's right, the silencing of people based on their political views is wrong.

And now she got silenced for speaking out.

Scary times.

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Can’t support fascism, racism, etc. (Carefully worded) Can’t defend her lack of care. That, being said, let’s compare related history to the current world: the poverty and political fervor of that era led to ‘mob mentality’.  “Don’t speak out and stand up to your government”, regardless of their actions.  Instead, ‘call out’ your neighbors and shame Them.” -  THAT ‘cancel culture’ supported the fascists.  

So, in the current world, caution is needed.  The platform she chose to express her poorly-worded viewpoint was turned against her.(Why use InstaGram, Twitter?) 

We need to be vigilant: Xenophobia can be stirred into mob mentality. Any dissenting opinion of mass movements will get ‘You’ cancelled. At some point, ‘it may be used to cancel any of us’.

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Lucasfilm and other Hollywood studios are private entities and can hire and fire as they please. But they should not be surprised at a significant drop in thier income because half the country knows they are despised by them and are tuning out.

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Sadly, Ms Carano is further proof that being punched in the head thousands of times causes brain damage. Let's pray that she can recover from these disturbing hallucinations and retake her place in society.

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The backlash has started. Get ready for a drop in income Hollywood.

https://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/streaming/disney-met-with-fierce-backlash-over-mandalorian-star-gina-caranos-firing/news-story/3b323966d578b02b831bc904ce1a6f52

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Silly person. So many right wing precious types weeping, about how they can't make anti-Semitic comments anymore, how they can't be allowed be free thinkers by calling for Mike Pence to be hanged, etc.

Pathetic.

The right get their say on numerous platforms, syndicated radio shows, news networks, millions of comments on so many forums, newspapers etc.

Boo-hoo, we're being silenced.

Lol.

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Dunno about cancel culture. How about consequence culture?

Say or do something stupid or offensive, there be consequences.

After all, right wing moaners have been complaining how Hollywood needs to clean up its act. Unless, of course, it's one of their own?

So quick to accuse others of being crybabies etc, they sure get pretty upset when they disagree with people being held accountable for their behaviour!

Star Wars will continue to be great, relax. And the right, as seen right here, will continue to have their say.

Just look at, for example, the delightful comments each and every time an LGBT topic comes up.

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Didn't understand this article. Was she saying that to support the insurrectionists?

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But they should not be surprised at a significant drop in thier income because half the country knows they are despised by them and are tuning out.

Half what country?

The show is watched around the world.

If you mean 70 million potential domestic US terrorists, I'm sure they'll still be watching.

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Once again, we can’t support Any form of racism, fascism, etc. And definitely, we Can’t defend her lack of care and, stupidity, following the delusional masses with ‘lies about election fraud’. The people spoke, democratically.

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Touché! @Concerned Citizen 9:09a JST “Lucasfilm & other studios are ‘private entities, can hire and fire as they please’. But they should not be surprised at a drop in income because half and are tuning out.” Disney lied about ‘reuniting the three MAIN StarWarsSaga characters’ for the sequels. They had “NO screen time together as a trio’. ...piece by piece, they negated the value of lessons of the past and characters.

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But she was collaborating with Disney and the evil Jewish Hollywood empire. The right should be happy she got fired, no?

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The same so-called fans were remarkably subdued when another Star Wars actor (Kelly Marie Tran) was hounded on social media... not for saying anything dodgy about the holocaust, but for being... a woman? Asian?

For what it's worth, I liked GC's character, so there.

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Let me check.....oh, here it is.

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2021/02/11/15-liberals-who-compared-conservatives-to-nazis-but-werent-canceled-for-it/

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Lol, Breitbart.

One has to laugh at the audacity of American conservatives, playing the victim and comparing themselves to the 6 million + who were exterminated.

Absolute scum, without any shame, empathy of comprehension of the horrors of the holocaust and lead up to it.

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One has to laugh at the audacity of American conservatives, playing the victim and comparing themselves to the 6 million + who were exterminated.

smh So it is perfectly fine to compare conservatives to those that exterminated 6 million+? I gotcha!

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Dunno about cancel culture. How about consequence culture?

I love this.

smh So it is perfectly fine to compare conservatives to those that exterminated 6 million+? I gotcha!

A conservative wearing a shirt that said "SMWE", which is an abbreviation of "six million [exterminated Jews] wasn't enough" stormed the Capitol.

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I couldn’t agree more with her. It’s funny how Pedro Pascal Tweets a photo Holocaust children in concentration camps with a side by side photo of kids in lockdowns separated from their parents, he gets to keep his job, Gina on the other hand loses her job. More cancel culture double standard on high.

After all, right wing moaners have been complaining how Hollywood needs to clean up its act. Unless, of course, it's one of their own?

Good! Then start with getting rid of Pedro Pascal as well.

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Good! Then start with getting rid of Pedro Pascal as well.

Why?

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smh So it is perfectly fine to compare conservatives to those that exterminated 6 million+? I gotcha!

No, it isn’t. Not even close. It is also not fine for conservatives to attempt to play the victim card by comparing themselves with the skews who suffered persecution at the hands of the Nazis.

In regards to this lady getting fired, I thought that was part of being a participant in a capitalist free market. Oddly, conservatives suddenly don’t like the “right to work” culture they typical espouse so much love for when trying to suppress wages.

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No, it isn’t. Not even close

Yes, it is. Gina and Pedro were both expressing their political viewpoints. Both referred to pictures of the Holocaust, it’s EXACTLY the same, but the only difference here is, she dared ask the question about voter irregularities and for that crime and for pointing out the lefts hypocrisy, she gets fired.

Thank God people are deciding to cancel Disney, if the company wants to get political and punish one side of the political speech then a lot of people will cancel it.

In regards to this lady getting fired, I thought that was part of being a participant in a capitalist free market.

Funny, when liberals get fired, their peers support them to sue, a conservative gets fired for expressing their 1st amendment right, that’s just Capitalism.....except when it’s done to a conservative. Lol, you guys are funny.

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Yes, it is.

To be clear, P Smith said it's not reasonable to compare conservatives to Nazis. And you just said it is reasonable.

Please try and follow the conversation.

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To be clear, P Smith said it's not reasonable to compare conservatives to Nazis. And you just said it is reasonable.

Please try and follow the conversation.

Likewise. And as usual liberals are not getting the point and that is both sites are making an argument or to put it bluntly, an anti-Nazi argument, but Gina is the one that gets fired for her anti-Nazi stance comments and Pedro doesn’t, this is the epitome of hypocrisy.

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Yes, it is. 

You think it’s okay to compare conservatives to Nazis? If you had read my post correctly, you’d see that is exactly what you are saying with this response.

Funny, when liberals get fired, their peers support them to sue,

But, but, LIBERALS!

a conservative gets fired for expressing their 1st amendment right,

There was zero governmental action so the First Amendment is not implicated here at all. More irrelevance from you.

that’s just Capitalism.....except when it’s done to a conservative. Lol, you guys are funny.

If conservatives do it, it’s just capitalism except when a conservative does it. That makes complete and total sense.

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Likewise.

No, not likewise. As P Smith confirmed, I managed to follow the thread of the conversation You did not.

but Gina is the one that gets fired for her anti-Nazi stance comments 

She never made any.

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Thank God people are deciding to cancel Disney, if the company wants to get political and punish one side of the political speech then a lot of people will cancel it.

Disney made many political films during WW2. They were unashamedly anti-fascist, sending up Hitler and his goons.

Your favorite Marvel character, Captain America, also was unashamedly anti-fascist.

Both Disney and Marvel have been "political", for decades.

Try again.

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And as usual liberals are not getting the point

Ah, the signal again.

All to no avail.

and that is both sites are making an argument or to put it bluntly, an anti-Nazi argument, but Gina is the one that gets fired for her anti-Nazi stance comments

GC hasn't made any anti-Nazi comments, rather, like her fellow conservatives, she has played the victim card and likened criticism of herself and fellow conservatives to the genocide of the Jewish peoples.

45ists. Getting more desperate, offensive and surreal by the day.

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