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Gina Carano Accuses Disney Of 'Bullying' After Being Dropped From The Mandalorian

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Gina Carano Accuses Disney Of 'Bullying' After Being Dropped From The Mandalorian

Gina Carano has accused Disney of 'bullying' her after she was let go from The Mandalorian for sharing an offensive post on social media.

Former MMA fighter Carano played Cara Dune in the Star Wars spin-off show for two seasons before she was fired shortly after sharing a post in which she appeared to compare the treatment of Republicans in America to Jewish people living under the Nazi regime.

Carano has now spoken about the experience in an interview with Ben Shaprio, which is released tomorrow.

In a preview of the interview, Carano says: "I've been through so much, and I've seen so much now, clearly, of the bullying that's been taking place, and I saw it before.

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"I'm not the only one that's ever been bullied by this company, and I know that so deeply.

Credit: Disney Plus
Credit: Disney Plus

"I could share a story which would turn things around in the media but I can't because it would sell out a friend... Everyone is afraid of losing their job."

She went on to say that once Disney 'point their guns at you' it's 'only a matter of time'.

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Carano was dropped from the show after sharing a post that read: "Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbours... even by children.

"Because history is edited, most people today don't realise that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbours hate them simply for being Jews.

"How is that any different from hating someone for their political views?"

The post led to a huge social media backlash, with many people calling for her to be removed from the show for her views.

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It was then announced she'd been dropped from Lucasfilm, with the studio calling her post 'abhorrent'.

In a statement, Lucasfilm said: "Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future.

"Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable."

Since being ditched, Carano has signed up with Shapiro's media outlet The Daily Wire and says it's a 'dream come true'.

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Credit: PA

Speaking to Deadline, Carano said: "The Daily Wire is helping make one of my dreams - to develop and produce my own film - come true.

"I cried out and my prayer was answered. I am sending out a direct message of hope to everyone living in fear of cancellation by the totalitarian mob.

"I have only just begun using my voice, which is now freer than ever before, and I hope it inspires others to do the same."

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She added: "They can't cancel us if we don't let them."

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