Fred Savage has been fired from his roles as an government producer and director of ABC’s The Marvel Years revival following allegations of misconduct.
In response to The Hollywood Reporter, three separate allegations have been made in opposition to Savage, and an investigation was carried out.
“Upon [the investigation’s] completion, the choice was made to terminate his employment as an government producer and director of The Marvel Years,” ABC stated in an announcement.
Particulars of the allegations weren’t made public, however Deadline studies that they included verbal outbursts and inappropriate conduct. Savage cooperated totally with the investigation.
This isn’t the primary time Savage has confronted allegations of misconduct.
In 2020, Savage was sued by Youngjoo Hwang, a costumer on the FOX sequence The Grinder, over claims that he created a hostile work setting. FOX investigated Hwang’s claims, however discovered no proof of wrongdoing. The lawsuit was settled out of courtroom.
Savage was additionally the topic of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a lady named Monique Lengthy, who labored as a dressing up designer on the unique Marvel Years sequence. That lawsuit was additionally settled out of courtroom.
Correction: A earlier model of this text acknowledged that Savage was the topic of a lawsuit filed by Marvel Years actress Alley Mills. Actually, Mills defended Savage in opposition to Lengthy’s lawsuit, which she described as “fully ridiculous.” Mill additionally stated Lengthy’s lawsuit was the impetus for the unique present’s cancelation.