7 TV Stars Who Were Fired For Bizarre Reasons
When TV actors and actresses lose their jobs, there are usually good reasons for it – otherwise they might face legal repercussions for it. With that being said, there have been a few instances where the reasons that the actors and actresses were given for there dismissal don’t make sense. We have compiled a list of 7 TV stars who were fired for really bizarre reasons.
7. Selma Blair
Selma Blair was sacked from Anger Management when she criticized the star of show, Charlie Sheen, for being a slacker. She reportedly complained to the crew about everyone having to sit around and wait while Sheen sat in his trailer learning his lines. When he heard about her criticisms, he threatened to quit unless she was fired, so she was let go. Blair wasn’t willing t go gently into that good night though. She threatened both Sheen and Lionsgate with a $1.2 million lawsuit, which was all of the money she would have earned had she not been dismissed from the show.
6. Leah Remini
Leah Remini was dismissed from The Talk after it’s first season in 2011. Initially she blamed Sharon Osbourne for her dismissal, but late claimed that it was because of her outspoken personality. “I think it’s because I wasn’t my best self there, I don’t know how to conduct myself,” she said. “Because I could not subscribe to a certain way of doing things. The point is, most smart people in this business shut their mouth. … If I wanted to be in this kind of show I need to shut my mouth and do what my bosses tell me to do. I can’t do that. That [was] maybe not a good fit in that way.”