News 10 Hollywood Stars Who Left Their Shows Amid Controversy
10 Hollywood Stars Who Left Their Shows Amid Controversy
The world of film and television is often glamourized, yet it's not without its share of controversies and difficult situations. Actors, who are at the forefront of this industry, sometimes find themselves in challenging circumstances that lead to their resignation or dismissal. From on-set disputes to clashes with directors or producers, and even issues related to contract negotiations, the reasons behind these departures can be complex and multifaceted. Here are the 10 stars who were compelled to leave their roles due to incidents that occurred during filming.
1. Megan Fox
In 2009, Megan Fox was fired from 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' after making negative comments about director Michael Bay, describing the experience as a nightmare and likening Bay to Napoleon.
2. Charlie Sheen
In 2011, Charlie Sheen, then the highest-paid actor in show business, was fired from 'Two and a Half Men' due to self-destructive behavior and derogatory comments about the show's creator and producer, Chuck Lorre
3. Charisma Carpenter
In 2021, she claimed on Twitter that 'Angel' series creator Joss Whedon asked her if she was going to keep her baby after learning of her pregnancy. She accused him of attacking her character, mocking her religious beliefs, and firing her from the show after she gave birth
4. Chadwick Boseman
In 2003, Boseman was fired from 'All My Children' after one week for expressing concerns about his character being too stereotypical.
5. Christopher Eccleston
After the first season of 'Doctor Who,' Eccleston left due to a deteriorating relationship with the showrunner and producers, citing the show's politics as the reason.
6. Thomas Gibson
In 2016, Gibson was fired from 'Criminal Minds' after a physical altercation with writer and producer Virgil Williams on set
7. Gates McFadden
She was fired from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' after the first season due to conflicts with a male writer-producer over sexist issues
8. Daniel Dae Kim
In 2017, he left 'Hawaii Five-0' after CBS offered him a salary 10-15% lower than his co-stars Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan
9. Grace Park
Park also left 'Hawaii Five-0' after CBS offered her a salary lower than that of her white co-stars
10. Suzanne Somers
She was essentially fired from 'Three's Company' for demanding a pay raise, noting that her male co-stars were earning 10 to 15 times more
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