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James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets

James Gunn has worked on the Guardians of the Galaxy films and the Avengers franchise

 

Disney has removed James Gunn as director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after a number of offensive social media posts resurfaced online.

The American filmmaker apologised after old tweets in which he appeared to joke about paedophilia and rape were unearthed and widely shared.

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