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Actor Orlando Jones claims that he was sacked from the Us ‘Gods’ after the first two seasons.
The actor, who’s starring as a character called Mr. Nancy took to Twitter to announce his departure from the show, as well as of the reasons as to why he thinks he is, he just had to let it go.
Thank you to #AmericanGods fans around the world. I know ya’ll will have a LOT of questions about the blast,” he captioned the tweet. “As always, I promise to tell you the truth and nothing else.”
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The post included a video, in which Jones, 51, says that the new showrunner is responsible for the alleged firing.
“I was fired from ‘American Gods’, there will be no more Mr. Nancy,” Jones said in the video. “Don’t let this motherf—— they will tell you that she is the love of the Lord is Great, they don’t.
“I’m not going to name names, but in the season 3 showrunner, is a Connecticut-born and Yale-educated, he is very smart, and he thinks that he is the Lord, Nancy is getting angry, getting s–t done it [the attitude] is the wrong message to black America,” the actor said.
In the first two seasons of the show, written by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, but, in the upcoming third season and is written by Charles Eglee (“Moonlighting,” “Dexter”).
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“This is a white man sitting in front of the decision-making seat, and I’m sure he has a lot of black, BFFs who are his advisers, and made it clear to him that if they don’t get rid of that wicked one, god the Lord, for Nancy, he would have to start with the Denmark Vesey revolt in this country. I mean, what else could it be?”
The actor hit the video up with the words of thanks from some of the members of the crew to allow him to take part in the show.
In a statement released to Deadline, the show’s production company, Fremantle, has said that race is not a factor in Jones’ departure.
The cast of “American Gods.” Counter-clockwise from left to right: Emily Browning, Ian McShane, Ricky Whittle, Neil Gaiman, Pablo Schreiber, Orlando Jones, and Yetide Badakia. (Photo by Corey Nickols/Getty Images)
“The story of American Gods, is changing and will evolve to reflect the full complexity of the mythology of the source material,” said a spokesman for the company. “Mr. Jones’ option was not picked up because of Mr. Nancy), among other characters, it is not recommended for use in the section of the book, we are focusing on in Season 3.”
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The spokesman also explained that the new characters will be introduced, and will contribute further to the overall tone of the legacy, as one of the world’s most diverse series on television.”
Fremantle does not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment