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Gabrielle Union Wants to Chat with Orlando Jones After He Says FremantleMedia Fired Him Too

Gabrielle Union Wants to Chat with Orlando Jones After He Says FremantleMedia Fired Him Too

Orlando Jones says he was fired from the Starz series American Gods, which is produced by FremantleMedia, the same production company behind America’s Got Talent.

The actor alleged that the show’s new showrunner Charles Eglee decided that his character Anansi (aka Mr. Nancy) was sending “the wrong message for black America.”

“There will be no more Mr. Nancy. Don’t let these motherf–kers tell you they love Mr. Nancy. They don’t. I’m not going to name names but the new season 3 showrunner is Connecticut born and Yale-educated, so he’s very smart and he thinks that Mr. Nancy’s angry, get sh– done is the wrong message for black America,” Orlando said in a video on Twitter. “That’s right. This white man sits in that decision-making chair and I’m sure he has many black BFFs who are his advisors and made it clear to him that if he did not get rid of that angry god Mr. Nancy he’d start a Denmark Vesey uprising in this country. I mean, what else could it be?”

Orlando added in a tweet, “I was fired Sept 10, 2019 like @itsgabrielleu @OfficialMelB @NickCannon @heidiklum all have said @FremantleUS is a nightmare. They treated you like a 2nd class citizen for doing your job to well. Stay tuned. More to come.”

Gabrielle Union, who was fired from America’s Got Talent, responded to the tweet and said, “Ohhhhhhhhhhh 👀🤔🤨 let’s chat my friend. #StrongerTogether.”

READ MORE: Gabrielle Union Had 5 Hour Meeting with NBC After ‘America’s Got Talent’ Exit

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