MRS Brown’s Boys actor Gary Hollywood has revealed he takes authorized motion towards present creator Brendan O’Carroll.
The 41-year-old has alleged he was “unfairly handled” whereas working as Dino Doyle on the BBC present.
Mrs Brown’s Boys stars Gary Hollywood and Brendan O’CarrollCredit score: John Kirkby – The Solar Glasgow
Lodging paperwork for a tribunal, Gary claimed he was paid lower than his co-stars for spin-off present All Spherical To Mrs Brown’s – and was axed from a festive particular after making a criticism.
He advised the Every day Star: “I really feel I wasn’t being paid equally and I wasn’t being given an evidence for selections.
“After I tried to resolve it, nothing was performed. I used to be simply disregarded. However I received’t put up with it any extra. I received’t be handled like that. This has gone too far. They shouldn’t do that to folks.”
Gary give up as Dino earlier this yr, with present creator and star Brendan insisting they had been on good phrases on the time.
Gary is taking authorized motion over ‘unfair pay’ claimsCredit score: BBC
Insisting he isn’t a “grasping particular person”, Gary says he “simply needs the reality” and to be compensated for the time he wasn’t paid pretty.
Brendan signed a large new take care of the BBC — that can see him create Mrs Brown’s Boys festive specials for the channel till 2026.
There’s even a clause which ensures the BBC should present the Irish comedy at 10pm on Christmas Day — probably the most coveted slot on British TV.
The solid of Mrs Brown’s BoysCredit score: Handout
And Brendan advised how he’s thrilled to be bringing laughter to houses everywhere in the UK and Eire together with his foul-mouthed comedy sequence, significantly after a troublesome 2020.
The star confronted his personal hardships after he misplaced his sister Fiona in March, days earlier than the Covid-19 pandemic swept the world, however says he’s delighted to finish the yr on a constructive be aware.