After the emergence of old tweets published by James Gunn which contained disgusting “jokes” about child rape and pedophilia, Disney fired the writer/director from “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3.”

Actor Michael Rooker, who portrayed Yondu Udonta in the first two “Guardians” movies, says he’s leaving Twitter as a result:

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Other “Guardians” actors have weighed in this way:

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