Orlando Jones as Mr. Nancy in American Gods (Source: Reproduction)
American Gods actor Orlando Jones, who played Mr. Nancy in the series, revealed in a video posted on Twitter that he was fired from the Starz series in September and, without naming him directly, blamed showrunner Charles Eglee.
In the video, Jones says, “The new season three showrunner was born in Connecticut and was educated in Yale; so he's very clever and thinks that anger Nancy can make things happen is the wrong message for black America. ”
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“That's right,” continues the actor. “This white man is sitting in that decision-making chair and I'm sure he has many black best friends who are his advisers and made it clear to him that if they didn't get rid of this angry god, Mr. Nancy, he would make one. ' Denmark-style revolt 'in the country'.
In a message accompanying the video, he wrote: “I know you have a lot of questions about firing. As always, I promise to tell the truth and nothing more. ”
In a following tweet, he corrects the date of his resignation from September 10, 2018 to the same day in 2019. Jones called Gabrielle Union, Nick Cannon and Heidi Klum. and Melanie B., adding that, as they said, “Fremantle is a nightmare. They treat you like a second class citizen for doing their job well. Stay tuned. More to come. ”
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