"I love each and every cast and crew member - and this is a great job", he said to the follower, who called him a "d**k" for allegedly treating the cast and crew poorly. Fox and Warner Bros TV declined comment.
Sources reveal to The Hollywood Reporter that despite Lethal Weapon's good performance with ratings and critics, the future of the series is uncertain as a number of parties involved with the show do not want to work with Crawford anymore.
'Moreover, I love the process of filmmaking and television. It takes a village, and I am incredibly sorry if my passion for doing good work has ever made anyone feel less than comfortable on set or feel less than celebrated for their efforts, ' the actor said. I have a responsibility to do good work for my coworkers, my family, and my home state, and most especially for the fans.
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The report claimed Crawford had been the subject of "complaints of emotional abuse and creating a hostile environment" to the point that cast and crew felt uncomfortable working with him.
Sure, the show may be about Riggs and Murtaugh (Damon Wayans), but it's filled with an ensemble of other actors, not to mention all the members of the crew who make the TV magic happen. Crawford said that, following instruction from Warner Bros.
Fox's high-rated drama series, which is heading to the conclusion of its second season in May, might have a unique conundrum facing it when it comes to a season three renewal.
While Lethal Weapon is down 29% in adults 18-49 and 25% in total viewers vs. last season as it moved to a new, more competitive time slot (Tuesday 8 PM) - ranking No. 4 among broadcast programs in adults 18-49 in the hour - the show is placing among the season's top 20 broadcast dramas among men 18-49 and top 10 with men 18-34.