Fuck Joss Whedon Season Extended Indefinitely

CelebritiesDirt Bag
Fuck Joss Whedon Season Extended Indefinitely
Photo:Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images)

Eliza Dushku has voiced her support for those who claim that Joss Whedon is an awful, abusive tyrant on set.

Charisma Carpenter, my heart aches for you, and I’m sorry you have held this for so long,” wrote Dushku, who played vampire slayer Faith on both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, in an Instagram post, per PinkNews. “Your post was powerful, painful, and painted a picture we’ll collectively never un-see or un-know.”

In case you missed it, Carpenter spoke out against Whedon last week, alleging that he “abused his power” and “created hostile and toxic work environments” on both Buffyverse shows. Similar accusations of emotional abuse and toxic behavior have been voiced by Justice League actor Ray Fisher and even Whedon’s ex-wife, Kai Cole. Michelle Trachtenberg made similar accusations in the wake of Carpenter’s allegations, and co-stars Amber Benson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Marsters, and now Dushku have publicly offered their support to all speaking out.

“May you [Charisma Carpenter] and countless others feel the solidarity and connection you have likely missed for too long,” Dushku’s post continued. “From courage, come change and hope. It starts and will end because of courageous truth-tellers like you.”

  • Bachelor host Chris Harrison has issued a proper apology for excusing and defending contestant Rachel Kirkconnell’s pattern of aLlEgEdLy racist behavior and will be stepping away from hosting duties for a bit. [TMZ]
  • Fans sent Janet Jackson’s breakthrough LP, Control, to Apple’s top 10 most downloaded albums on iTunes following Justin Timberlake’s too little/too late apology to the legend. She’s touched! Watch Janet’s video thanking her fans here. [Bossip]
  • Meek Mill and Tekashi 6ix9ine almost came to blows in Atlanta last night. [TMZ]
  • In the post-Framing Britney Spears reevaluation of how the media treated the pop star over the past couple decades, similar attention has been paid to other female celebrities of her cohort who were similarly besieged by the worst of the mid-aughts paparazzi and tabloid culture. This clip of David Letterman being an absolute dick to Lindsay Lohan for going to rehab has resurfaced, for example. It sucks! [Us Weekly]

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Share Tweet Submit Pin