Chris Pratt shares cryptic message amid James Gunn fallout as Zoe Saldana speaks out

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  1. TBO

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    The controversy continues.

    Days after director James Gunn was let go from filming "Guardians of the Galaxy 3," some of the franchise’s stars are seemingly speaking out.

    Lead Chris Pratt took to Twitter to post a message that many fans felt was geared toward Gunn’s dismissal.

    “’Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters. Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.’ JAMES 1:19,” he wrote with prayer hands and a heart emojis.

    His co-star, Zoe Saldana, was a bit more avert on her own Twitter, writing, “It’s been a challenging weekend I’m not gonna lie. I’m pausing myself to take everything in before I speak out of term. I just want everyone to know I love ALL members of my GOTG family. Always will.”

    Actor Dave Bautista replied to Saldana’s message, writing, “When it’s time you will speak from your heart like you always do. Until then #weareGroot love you hermana.”

    Bautista also called Pratt’s message, “Beautiful words.”

    Bautista has been one of the most outspoken proponents of keeping Gunn at the helm of the franchise.

    James Gunn Fired From ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ After Controversial Tweets Resurface

    “I will have more to say but for right now all I will say is this.. @JamesGunn is one of the most loving, caring, good natured people I have ever met. He’s gentle and kind and care deeply for people and animals. He’s made mistakes. We all have. Im NOT ok with what’s happening to him,” he tweeted on Friday.

    James’ brother, Sean Gunn, who also appears in the films, also spoke out in favor of his brother.

    “I hope it goes without saying that I love and support my brother James,” he tweeted over the weekend. “And I’m quite proud of how kind, generous, and compassionate he is with people in his life, whether they are friends, family colleagues, fans, or strangers.”

    James was fired from the Marvel superhero flick on Friday after his controversial tweets were resurfaced by conservative pundits and the website Daily Caller.

    'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Sean Gunn Is Engaged!

    “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” said Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn in a statement to ET.

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    I read the comments. Talk about bizarre. This wasn't one or two off the cuff remarks or jokes. This guy has some serious issues regarding children and sex. Rosanne's comment was rude, but look what they did to her. These are the same people that gave a convicted child rapist that fled to Europe, a standing ovation and a academy award.
     
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    Well then, I guess I’ve already seen the last of Groot and that miserable Raccoon.....


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    The hollypedo elite at it again
     
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    Dukeboy01 Pretty Ladies!

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    I am willing to give Gunn the benefit of the doubt that his tweets were just bad jokes. My sense of humor after years working Special Victims tends towards the very dark as well. (I'm smart enough not to put out any of the really tasteless jokes we make as a unit in the public domain, however.)

    That said, the left has put out the new rules that every little indiscretion, no matter how far in the past and stripped off all possible context, is fair game for ruining a person's career. I will not accept a world where one side (the conservative) gets held to one standard while the leftist side doesn't. That means Mr. Gunn needs to suffer and suffer greatly.
     
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    I've never heard of any of these losers, or whatever they are "stars" of.
     
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    No matter how innocuous the statement, it is imperative that every opportunity is utilized to emphasize and reinforce the knowledge that the Left will punish and destroy anyone who does not agree in entirety with Party doctrine!


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    I just opened this because I’d never heard of any of those three.
    Meh, don’t care.
     
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    If he's dumb enough to post stuff like that on Twitter, he's too dumb for me to tolerate. Also, disgusting.
     
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    Interesting how the leftist are defending it as bad humor and free speech. Didn't hear that once with Rosanne.
     
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    I've written elsewhere, had the guy just made rape jokes. He probably would have still had a job with Disney. But the pedo jokes is a big line to cross. Particularly with a company whose main demographic is children.

    Gunn and people defending him also idiots. Don't put this out on the internet for all to see. Small group of friends or something. I can have quite a dark/gallows sense of humor and I know to keep it to a small group of friends or under a different handle.
     
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    I feel kinda stupid that I didn’t know who any of them were.
     
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    michael_b Elementary, my dear Watson.

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    Except he made these LONG before Disney hired him, and they let make two hit movies. Did Disney do their due diligence or did they not care until someone complained?
     
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    There's nothing cryptic about Pratt's post.
     
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    michael_b Elementary, my dear Watson.

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    I saw the tweets Gunn put out. It wasn't just 1 or 2 or 3, it was quite a lot all about it.
     
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    Man, I need to get out more! This is the first time I've ever heard of these people.
     
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