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Can Disney Fire Gina Carano From The Mandalorian for Being Depressingly Normal?

Gina Carano's political views are upsetting and ignorant, but they are not unusual.

Update 2/11/2021: Lucasfilm announced this morning that "Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future," adding that her recent social media posts were "abhorrent and unacceptable."

Reports have suggested that plans for Carano to have her own series spin-off from the Mandalorian were scrapped in November following previous controversial posts. Carano has also reportedly been dropped as a client by United Talent Agency.

Update 2/10/2021: #FireGinaCarano is trending on Twitter once again after Carano shared an image on TikTok comparing the social reprecussions of espousing pro-Trump views to the street violence that German citizens directed at Jews as the Nazi party took hold. The image closes with the question "How is that any different than hating people for their political views?" Which would be a great point if it wasn't nonsense.

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Culture News

Should Gina Carano Be Fired from "The Mandalorian" for Her "Beep/Bop/Boop" Comments?

Carano denies accusations that she was expressing transphobic views.

Actor and former MMA fighter Gina Carano has come under fire this week after being accused of transphobia on Twitter.

Best known for portraying Angel Dust in 2016's Deadpool, and Cara Dune in the Disney+ series Star Wars: The Mandalorian—which will be premiering its second season next month—Carano has faced calls that she should be fired from her role as an interstellar mercenary and friend of Baby Yoda for adding "beep/bop/boop" to her Twitter display name.

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FILM & TV

BOX OFFICE BREAKDOWN | What's coming to theaters this weekend?

FEBRUARY 2ND-4TH | Many horrors and thrills infiltrate the cinema starting this Friday!

If you're caught up with all of the Oscar-nominated flicks by now, it might be time to try out something a little more terrifying but a little less show-stopping.

In Popdust's column, Box Office Breakdown, we aim to inform you of the top flicks to check out every weekend depending on what you're in the mood to enjoy. Looking to laugh? What about have your pants scared off? Maybe just need a little love? Whatever the case may be, we have it.

Take a peek at our top picks for this week...

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