THE Mandalorian star Gina Carano has been sensationally fired from the show.
The actress portrayed the recurring role of Rebel Alliance soldier Cara Dune for the first two seasons of the Star Wars spin off show.
Gina Carano has been from The MandalorianCredit: Getty Images – Getty
What did Gina Carano say about the Capitol riots?
Gina reshared a post that compared modern American politics to Nazi Germany, while she claimed that having different political views in 2021 was similar to being Jewish during the Holocaust.
According to Variety, the since deleted post said: “Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbors…even by children.
“Because history is edited, most people today don’t realize that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them simply for being Jews.
“How is that any different from hating someone for their political views.”
Actress Gina Carano was fired after she shared a controversial post on InstagramCredit: Disney+
Why has she been fired from the Mandalorian?
On February 11, 2021, the hashtag #FireGinaCarano was trending on social media after Gina’s Instagram post was met with extreme backlash.
A spokesperson for Lucasfilm confirmed that Gina will not return to the show, stating: “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future.”
The statement continued: “Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”
Gina Carano compared US politics to Nazi GermanyCredit: AFP – Getty
Gina is yet to comment on being fired.
The Mandalorian premiered on Disney+ in November 2019.
Gina’s character Cara Dune became an instant fan favorite, as the actress was praised for her portrayal of the role.
As the show had continued success, she soon became a controversial figure among fans due to her tweets.
Gina Carano portrayed fan favorite character Cara on The MandalorianCredit: AP:Associated Press
What other controversial social media posts has the actress shared in the past?
Gina was also under fire after she falsely suggested that voter fraud took place during the 2020 presidential election.
The former MMA was blasted in June 2020 for posting “sex pics” after sharing a nude photo.
She was left fuming after Instagram deleted her naked snap.
A source close to Lucasfilm told The Hollywood Reporter: “They have been looking for a reason to fire her for two months, and today was the final straw.”