Fred Savage fired from ‘The Wonder Years’ for inappropriate behavior

Just 12 years old, Fred Savage became widely known for his role as the innocent Kevin Arnold in ‘The Wonder Years’.The series chronicles the life of an American family between the late ’60s and early ’70s. Winner of several Emmys and Golden Globes, the fiction was on the air from 1988 to 1993 and served to promote its trajectory. Young actress (‘The Conners’, ‘Modern family’), who we can see in titles such as ‘The Princess Bride’ and ‘Austin Powers in Gold Member’, and who has also made a name for himself as a director for a while. But his career was marred various mischief accusations on setsomething repeating now: 45 years old, Fired From ‘Great Years’ Reboot for Inappropriate BehaviorAccording to ‘Variety’ magazine.

According to ‘Deadline’, reasons for player complaints will relate to: verbal attacks on other team membersparticipated as director and producer. “We recently became aware of allegations of improper conduct by Fred Savage and an investigation has been conducted as part of company policy. […] After completion, the decision was made to terminate his contract with ‘The Wonder Years’, both as director and general manager,” a 20th Century Television spokesperson said in a statement.

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But it’s not the first time the former teen star has faced such accusations. In 2015 its name is a A similar situation on ‘Sitcom’ ‘The Grinder’However, as a result of the investigation conducted by the production company, no evidence was found against him, so he was acquitted. On this occasion, a worker from the wardrobe team criticized her for showing it off. “aggressive, intimidating attitude” and “constant insults” to employees.

In 1993, with the original ‘Wonderful Years’ still going, the costume designer Monique Long reported that she suffered sexual harassment By Jason Hervey, the lead actor of the series, who plays Savage and his older brother in the editing. At the time, they were both 17 and 21 years old, respectively. The lawsuit settled out of court, but it gave the final touch to the series, which was canceled that same year.

A situation that can now be repeated with the new ‘reboot’, this time starring an African-American family. ABC, which broadcasts the series in the US, has yet to confirm a second season, and the accusations against Savage may not quite work in his favor.

Source: Informacion

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