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Jason Momoa BLASTS Warner Bros. for trying to ‘distract’ from Ray Fisher’s allegations

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Justice League actor Jason Momoa has blasted Warner Brothers for trying to ‘distract’ from Ray Fisher’s allegations of bullying on set.

Momoa said that the studio had made a ‘fake announcement’ about a new role for him in an upcoming Frosty the Snowman movie to draw attention away from the allegations against director Joss Whedon.

Fisher, 33, has alleged ‘gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable’ behavior by Whedon which was ‘enabled’ by producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg on reshoots of the 2017 movie.

Momoa, renowned for his Khal Drogo role, made a furious Instagram post on Monday claiming that ‘serious stuff went down’ which ‘needs proper investigation.’ 

Standing together: Justice League star Jason Momoa (right) made it abundantly clear he’s standing proudly by the side of Ray Fisher (left) after he leveled serious allegations of mistreatment on the Justice League reshoots from director Joss Whedon

Investigation: ‘THIS S**T HAS TO STOP AND NEEDS TO BE LOOKED AT,’ Momoa began. ‘@ray9fisher AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO EXPERIENCED WHAT HAPPEN UNDER THE WATCH OF @wbpictures NEEDS PROPER INVESTIGATION’

‘Serious stuff went down. It needs to be investigated and people need to be held accountable. #IStandWithRayFisher. aloha j,’ Momoa concluded.

Toxic work environment: The Justice League star aired his grievances against director Joss Whedon back in July, accusing him of ‘abusive and unprofessional’ behavior (pictured in September, 2018)

Momoa was referencing a Frosty the Snowman movie he is voicing, which Warner Bros. revealed on July 1. He believes it was in an effort to distract from Fisher’s claims, which were first revealed in a series of tweets on July 1.   

The Frosty the Snowman news was reported by several press outlets, with the movie, coincidentally, produced by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg, who Fisher called out in his original tweets. 

Fisher also reiterated that the news of Momoa voicing Frosty the Snowman was always fake, despite it being widely reported in the press, in a tweet on Monday.

‘If you still think Jason playing Frosty was EVER a real thing—please wake up! Hopefully now people see the depths that some are willing to go to hide the truth,’ Fisher began.

Berg said that it was ‘categorically untrue that we enabled any unprofessional behavior’.

Not Frosty: The Frosty the Snowman news was reported by several press outlets, with the movie, coincidentally, produced by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg, who Fisher called out in his original tweets

Fake news: Fisher also reiterated that the news of Momoa voicing Frosty the Snowman was always fake, despite it being widely reported in the press, in a tweet on Monday

‘THIS S**T HAS TO STOP AND NEEDS TO BE LOOKED AT,’ Momoa began. ‘@ray9fisher AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO EXPERIENCED WHAT HAPPEN UNDER THE WATCH OF @wbpictures NEEDS PROPER INVESTIGATION,’ he wrote in an Instagram post. 

‘I just think it’s f***ed up that people released a fake Frosty announcement without my permission to try to distract from Ray Fisher speaking up about the s****y way we were treated on Justice League reshoots,’ he added. 

‘To think they believed my brother would sellout the cast/crew of JL for a corncob pipe and a button nose…Man facepalming A>E,’ Fisher concluded.

Fisher first addressed the behavior of Whedon in June 29 tweet, stating, ‘I’d like to take a moment to forcefully retract every bit of this statement.’

The statement was a video from a Comic-Con 2017 panel where he said, ‘I mean, Joss is a good guy and Zack picked a good person to clean up and finish up for him.’

No sellout: ‘To think they believed my brother would sellout the cast/crew of JL for a corncob pipe and a button nose…Man facepalming A>E,’ Fisher concluded

Then on July 1 Fisher tweeted, ‘Joss Wheadon’s on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable. He was enabled, in many ways, by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. Accountability>Entertainment.’

The tweet lead to Warner Bros. launching an official third-party investigation into what happened on the Justice League reshoot set, though reports surfaced earlier in September that Fisher was not cooperating with the investigation.

Fisher seemed to address his lack of cooperation as well, tweeting on Monday, ‘To-date, the “independent” firm hired by @wbpictures has conveniently avoided contacting key witnesses who gave damning statements to WB HR.’

Abusive: Then on July 1 Fisher tweeted, ‘Joss Wheadon’s on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable. He was enabled, in many ways, by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. Accountability>Entertainment’

Investigation: Fisher seemed to address his lack of cooperation as well, tweeting on Monday, ‘To-date, the “independent” firm hired by @wbpictures has conveniently avoided contacting key witnesses who gave damning statements to WB HR’

‘They’ve also started interviews with (and have since ghosted) witnesses that have implicated former and current top level executives,’ he added.

‘Others (including an implicated individual that called me to apologize) have already been interviewed. We will not let ANY investigator cherry-pick interviewees that best suit @wbpictures’ false narrative and scapegoating efforts. All with stories WILL be heard! A>E,’ Fisher concluded.

The theatrical cut of Justice League, starring Momoa as Aquaman and Fisher as Cyborg, alongside Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Ezra Miller as The Flashs, underwhelmed at the box office and was bashed by most critics.

Fans have been lobbying for the ‘Snyder Cut’ of the film, which removes all of the footage Whedon shot, which will be released next year on WarnerMedia’s HBO Max streaming service. 

Stories: ‘Others (including an implicated individual that called me to apologize) have already been interviewed. We will not let ANY investigator cherry-pick interviewees that best suit @wbpictures’ false narrative and scapegoating efforts. All with stories WILL be heard! A>E,’ Fisher concluded

Ray Fisher and Jason Momoa at the “Justice League” Press Conference at The Rosewood Hotel on November 3, 2017 in London, England

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