Joss Whedon: Buffy stars accuse TV show’s cruel intentions creator of blackish

A cord of Buffy the Vampire Slayer stars accept accused the hit TV show’s architect Joss Whedon of “toxic”, “cruel” and “very not appropriate” behaviour.

Charisma Carpenter claimed Whedon had “abused his power” and “created adverse and baneful assignment environments”.

Co-stars Amber Benson and Michelle Trachtenberg again backed her up, while Sarah Michelle Gellar said she was “proud of them for speaking out”.

Whedon, who wrote and co-directed the abnormal series, has not responded.

The show, which followed Gellar’s boyish vampire hunter Buffy Summers, was a above success back it ran amid 1997 and 2003.

On Wednesday, Carpenter, who played Cordelia Chase, acquaint letters adage Whedon had “abused his ability on abundant occasions” while alive on Buffy and aftereffect Angel.

She claimed he had “a history of actuality accidentally cruel”, such as with “ongoing” threats to blaze her and calling her fat back she was pregnant, afore “unceremoniously” battlefront her afterwards she had accustomed birth.

They were amid a cardinal of “disturbing incidents” that she said had “triggered a abiding concrete action from which I still suffer”.

Benson, who played Tara Maclay, retweeted her co-star’s statement, adding: “Buffy was a baneful ambiance and it starts at the top.”

Carpenter “is speaking accuracy and I abutment her 100%”, she added. “There was a lot of accident done during that time and abounding of us are still processing it twenty-plus years later.”

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