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'Buffy' Star Nicholas Brendon Isn't Ready to Speak About Joss Whedon Allegations

Nicholas Brendon isn’t ready to speak.

The 49-year-old actor, who played Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, revealed in a Facebook Live that he won’t yet be speaking about the allegations against Joss Whedon of abusive behavior on set.

“I’m not speaking on Joss yet,” he explained as he prepared to undergo spinal surgery.

“It’s very personal for me, so I’ll speak on that when I’m ready to speak on that because he and I had a relationship. It’s a big part of my life, a very emotional part of my life and I want to give it the proper respect and time that it deserves,” he went on to say, adding “it’s hard” to come up with the right words to address situations like this.

“It’s not just something I want to make a comment on, do you know what I mean? If you don’t mind, I’m going to get some spinal surgery tomorrow and heal and come up with a statement that represents me.”

He did say there were “transgressions” while working on the series.

“I just hope that growth comes, and healing [comes] and him being a better person … because I think that’s what every day is about. You know what I mean? Not beating somebody up. I mean, were there transgressions? Yeah, there were. To me as well … I had my relationship with Joss as well. And I love him. … I mean, for me, I took the good, I took the bad. But that’s not everybody. … I love and support [Charisma] very much and I know that story, and it’s not a kind story.”

Find out more about Charisma Carpenter‘s allegations. Here’s what another co-star just said about the claims.

David Boreanaz Publicly Supports 'Buffy' Co-Star Charisma Carpenter Amid Joss Whedon Allegations

David Boreanaz is breaking his silence on the allegations of abuse and on-set misconduct by Joss Whedon on the set of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

If you don’t know, the 51-year-old actor portrayed the fan favorite character Angel on the show from 1997-2003, and then got his own spinoff show from 1999-2004.

It started last week when Charisma Carpenter came forward with allegations of abuse. Sarah Michelle Gellar quickly posted a brief statement as well, before Michelle Trachtenberg weighed in.

Fans then wanted to hear from David, as he was an integral part of the show.

He publicly tweeted support for Charisma after she bravely came forward.

Click inside to see what David Boreanaz said about the allegations against Joss Whedon…More Here! »

'Buffy's Spike Actor James Marsters Says He's 'Heartbroken' to Learn About Charisma Carpenter's Abuse Claims

Another Buffy the Vampire Slayer cast member is breaking their silence on the alleged abuse that happened on set of their show.

James Marsters, who played Spike on Buffy, took to his Instagram on Friday (February 12) to send support to former co-star Charisma Carpenter after she came forward with allegations of abuse and misconduct against show creator Joss Whedon.

“While I will always be honored to have played the character of Spike, the Buffy set was not without challenges,” the 58-year-old actor wrote. “I do not support abuse of any kind, and am heartbroken to learn of the experiences of some of the cast. I send my love and support to all involved.”

Amid the ongoing controversy, Buffy fans are calling out these two former cast members for not publicly addressing the situation.

Fans Urge David Boreanaz To Speak Out In Support of Charisma Carpenter After Her Claims Against Joss Whedon

Fans are calling out David Boreanaz to say anything in regards to the allegations against Joss Whedon from his longtime Angel and Buffy co-star Charisma Carpenter.

Earlier this week, the 50-year-old actress accused Joss of on set abuse and misconduct.

Many of her Buffy peers, including Sarah Michelle Gellar and Michelle Trachtenberg, have made statements in support of her. However, David has been notably silent, as pointed out by many fans.

“There is a responsibility here to stand up for what’s right and I’d always seen him do so. So why not this time?” one fan mused on Twitter about the situation. “He does have a responsibility to his cast mates and the fans. It’s worrying to see him delete his posts too. Now I feel like there’s more to the story.”

While his Twitter has been protected for quite some time, fans did notice that David had wiped almost all of his Instagram, save for one photo of his father, Dave Roberts.

“interesting response from david boreanaz ! deleting all your insta posts to magnify your silence is a new one ! cool one bro !” one fan called the SEAL Team actor out on Twitter.

While many fans are mad at David for not saying anything, they’re also calling out Alyson Hannigan for her silence as well.

Charisma is still getting a lot of support from her past Buffy and Angel co-stars, and thanking them all for being in her corner.

Click inside to see supporting messages to Charisma Carpenter amid accusations against Joss Whedon…More Here! »

Eliza Dushku Sends Support to 'Buffy' Co-Star Charisma Carpenter Amid Joss Whedon Allegations

Eliza Dushku is the latest Buffy the Vampire Slayer cast member to come forward with a message of support for Charisma Carpenter.

Earlier this week, Charisma came forward with allegations of on set abuse and misconduct against Joss Whedon, who created the hit WB series along with the spinoff series Angel.

Now, Eliza, who played Faith on both shows, took to Instagram on Thursday (February 11) to praise Charisma for sharing her story.

“CC, my heart aches for you and I’m so sorry you have held this for so long,” Eliza wrote. “Your post was powerful, painful, and painted a picture we’ll collectively never un-see or un-know.”

Eliza worked with Joss on both Buffy and Angel along with another show Dollhouse. She says that she didn’t know about his alleged abuse of power towards Charisma.

“I frequently think of the saying, ‘We are as sick as our secrets.’ Our secrets indeed make and keep us sick,” Eliza continued. “What I’m learning more and more – and have personally found most valuable – is that profound healing can only from naming and disclosing what actually happened, the necessary first step (once someone’s ready) to freeing ourselves from our secrets, untold truths which have kept us isolated, ashamed, and held hostage.”

Eliza added, “Neglecting to ‘name’ the power/gender/sexual/racial abuse epidemic in the entertainment industry (and for that matter society in general), enables the abusers and only emboldens and ultimately fortifies abusive systems.”

Eliza concluded her message with sending support to Charisma and other victims of abuse.

“May you and countless others feel the solidarity and connection you have likely missed for too long,” Eliza wrote. “From courage, come change and hope. It starts and will end because of courageous truth-tellers like you. I admire, respect, and love you.”

Another Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress recently revealed that Joss Whedon wasn’t allowed to be alone with her on set.

Ray Fisher Says To Protect Charisma Carpenter At All Costs Following Her Claims Against Joss Whedon

Ray Fisher is standing and supporting Charisma Carpenter following her claims of abuse she was subject to from Joss Whedon.

The Justice League actor took to Twitter and called on fans to protect the former Buffy and Angel star at all costs.

“I am forever grateful for her courage and for her lending her voice to the Justice League investigation,” Ray wrote. “Read her truth. Share her truth. Protect her at all costs. ‘It is time.’ A>E #IStandWithCharisma.”

If you missed it, Charisma opened up about the abuse she was subject to from Joss on both of the teen series sets.

“The disturbing incidents triggered a chronic physical condition from which I still suffer. It is with a beating, heavy heart that I say I coped in isolation and, at times, destructively. Last summer, when Ray Fisher publicly accused Joss of abusive and unprofessional behavior toward the cast and crew during reshoots on the Justice League set in 2017, it gutted me. Joss has a history of being casually cruel. He has created hostile and toxic work environments since his early career. I know because I experienced it first-hand. Repeatedly,” Charisma posted in a lengthy statement.

You can read it in full on JustJared.com now.

After her statement, fellow Buffy stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Michelle Trachtenberg spoke out about the claims and supported her.

Buffy's Charisma Carpenter Accuses Joss Whedon of On Set Misconduct, Reveals Her Story of Bullying, Shaming, & Toxicity

Actress Charisma Carpenter, who portrayed Cordelia Chase in the drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the spin-off series Angel, is standing with Ray Fisher and sharing her experience with Joss Whedon.

Ray came forward several months ago and accused Joss of abusive treatment on the Justice League set when he took over for Zack Synder.

Charisma released her statement about Joss‘ behavior on the Buffy set.

“For nearly two decades, I have held my tongue and even made excuses for certain events that traumatize me to this day. Joss Whedon abused his power on numerous occasions while working together on the sets of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. While he found his misconduct amusing, it only served to intensify my performance anxiety, disempower me, and alienate me from my peers. The disturbing incidents triggered a chronic physical condition from which I still suffer. It is with a beating, heavy heart that I say I coped in isolation and, at times, destructively. Last summer, when Ray Fisher publicly accused Joss of abusive and unprofessional behavior toward the cast and crew during reshoots on the Justice League set in 2017, it gutted me. Joss has a history of being casually cruel. He has created hostile and toxic work environments since his early career. I know because I experienced it first-hand. Repeatedly,” Charisma posted in a lengthy statement.

Click inside to read her statement in it’s entirety…More Here! »