Sarah Michelle Gellar claims she fired a crew member on new show Wolf Pack who ‘gave a back massage’

Sarah Michelle Gellar has claimed she fired a crew member working on her new show, Wolf Pack, after they offered a “back rub” to a cast member.

The famous actress, 45, who previously spoke about Joss Whedon’s ‘toxic’ Buffy The Vampire Slayer, vowed to ‘give the show’s young actors the safety net I never had’ in a candid interview with Hollywood Reporter.

Gellar, who stars and executive stars on the upcoming Paramount+ show, gave cast members her phone number and promised to “handle concerns with care” — before claiming a crew member made the star uncomfortable when they offered a back massage.

She said the crew member — who has not been identified — was fired as soon as she was discovered, saying, ‘I hope I’ve created an infrastructure, a safety net for these actors that I didn’t have. My generation just didn’t have that.

The claim: Sarah Michelle Gellar has claimed she fired a crew member working on her new show, The Wolf Pack after they offered a 'back rub' to a cast member (in the Wolf Pack publicity photo)

The claim: Sarah Michelle Gellar has claimed she fired a crew member working on her new show, The Wolf Pack after they offered a ‘back rub’ to a cast member (in the Wolf Pack publicity photo)

The Scream 2 actress said she’s learned over her years in the industry to never hold back and recounted an incident on a recent set where she was passed out in favor of a man.

She said: ‘There was an issue at work the other day where they kept forgetting to send things for my approval but remembering to send them to a male actor who is not a producer. “Oh, just old ops,” they said, “sorry.” Well, let’s do a new process.

“I could have backed out,” she added, but now she feels she has “earned the right to stand where I am.”

In Wolf Pack Gellar He plays a member of a “joint task force” who investigates a mysterious wildfire.

Supernatural events begin to occur after a wildfire breaks out and are witnessed by a group of teenagers on a school bus.

COVER STAR: The famous actress, 45, who previously spoke out about JosS Whedon's 'toxic' Buffy The Vampire Slayer, vowed to 'give the show's young actors the safety net I never had' in a candid interview with Hollywood Reporter

COVER STAR: The famous actress, 45, who previously spoke out about JosS Whedon’s ‘toxic’ Buffy The Vampire Slayer, vowed to ‘give the show’s young actors the safety net I never had’ in a candid interview with Hollywood Reporter

“Everyone knows Buffy The Vampire Slayer was a huge influence on Teen Wolf,” Jeff Davis — creator of the MTV series and Wolf Pack — said at last year’s Comic-Con panel.

He continued, “So I always thought it would be cool if we could bring Sarah Michelle Gellar back into the horror show.”

“We’re part of a joint task force investigating wildfires,” Gellar — who plays arson investigator Christine Ramsey and is also an executive producer on the show — said in the trailer. We are looking for any of the children who were on the school bus.

“When wildfires rage in California, a mysterious creature hiding in the woods awakens and a group of teens find their lives changed forever,” the series synopsis reads.

The original series — a TV adaptation of the book series by Edo van Belkom — will star Rodrigo Santoro, Armani Jackson, Bella Shepherd, Chloe Rose Robertson, and Tyler Lawrence Gray.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Whedon was subjected to allegations of toxic and abusive behavior on the set of the hit show, which ran from 1997-2003 — he denied the allegations but admitted at times he wasn’t “polite.”

Article The crew member — who has not been identified — was sacked immediately upon discovery, she said, saying,

Article The crew member — who has not been identified — was sacked immediately upon discovery, she said, saying, “I hope I have created an infrastructure, a safety net for these actors that I didn’t have.” My generation just didn’t have that.”

Gellar co-star Seth Green, 48, who played Oz on the show, has responded to claims she was ‘b***h’ on set, saying the cast and crew worked ‘crazy’ 13-15 hour days and Gellar stuck to everyone in the group.

He said, “Sarah was always the first to say, ‘We agreed this was a 13-hour day and the 15 o’clock—we have to wrap up,’ or, ‘Hey, this shot doesn’t look safe,'” when no one else would commit to the cast and crew. I’ve seen her called ab***h, singer, all these things that she wasn’t – just because she had the mantle of saying and doing the right thing.

Gellar added that she had “slumped in her expectation of others” due to “exhaustion”. “

The Do Revenge star, who broke her silence on Whedon in December 2022, said she would “never tell her full story” about her time on the show, because “everyone loses” as a result.

Her husband,reddie Prinze Jr., 46, said his wife handled “a lot of bulls**t on the show” without any “real credit or paycheck” — but he praised her professionalism.

Buffy: Gellar co-star Seth Green, 48, who played Oz on the show, has responded to claims she was a 'b***h' on set, saying the cast and crew worked insane 13-15 hours and Gellar stuck out for everyone. in the group

Buffy: Gellar co-star Seth Green, 48, who played Oz on the show, has responded to claims she was a ‘b***h’ on set, saying the cast and crew worked insane 13-15 hours and Gellar stuck out for everyone. in the group

Emma Caulfield, 49, who plays Anya Jenkins on the show, said there was “a tremendous amount of resentment and hostility”. [toward her] of a particular person and that the star lacks the support to be the lead in the show,

Gellar also revealed that her 13-year-old daughter, Charlotte, is determined to follow in her parents’ footsteps and become an actress — but kept the teen from appearing on screen until she finished high school.

This comes after Gellar broke her silence on the set of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, calling it “extremely toxic.”

The actress landed a starring role on the hit 1990s sci-fi series early in her career, and claims that women were “pitted against each other” in those days and that female friendships were frustrating because they were so “strong.”

It comes more than a year after co-star Charisma Carpenter accused show creator Joss Whedon of “hostile and toxic behavior” on set.

‘For a long time, I was in a group that I think were known for being a very toxic group of males,’ Sarah said.

“And so it was ingrained in my head that that’s what all the groups were like, that the women were competing with each other—if women became friends, we became very strong, so you had to maintain that.”

The Cruel Intentions star went on to explain that she had the opportunity to work with other women as her career progressed and had an ‘easier’ time but claimed the world is still in a place where it needs women in jobs rather than men. To be able to develop their own voice.

Cast: Sarah has previously spoken out in support of her former partner Charisma Carpenter, who made allegations against show creator Joss Whedon (LR: Nicholas Brendon, Anthony Head, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Charisma Carpenter and Alyson Hannigan in 1997)

Cast: Sarah has previously spoken out in support of her former co-star Charisma Carpenter, who made allegations against show creator Joss Whedon (LR: Nicholas Brendon, Anthony Head, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Charisma Carpenter and Alyson Hannigan in 1997)

I told detour“Now that I’ve had this opportunity to work with so many women and men who support women as well, I realize how easy it can be to experiment, but…unfortunately, we’re still in this place where all of these departments so often have to be women.” We shall have a voice.

MailOnline has contacted Joss Whedon’s reps for comment at the time.

Sarah has previously spoken out in support of her former Karisma co-star, who has made allegations against the show’s creator.

Sarah — who played Buffy from 1997 to 2003 — posted on Instagram: “While I’m proud to be associated with Buffy Summers, I don’t want to be forever associated with the name Joss Whedon.”

I am more focused on raising my family and surviving the pandemic currently, so I will not be making any other statements at this time.

“But I stand with all the survivors of abuse and I am proud of them for speaking out.”

In her original social media post, Charisma accused Whedon of “abusing his power” as showrunner and executive producer.

She wrote: “Joss Whedon abused his power on numerous occasions while working together on the sets of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel.

While he found his misbehavior amusing, it only served to increase my performance anxiety, strip me of my power, and alienate me from my peers. The disturbing events triggered a chronic physical condition that I still suffer from. I say with a heavy, pounding heart that I have dealt with it in isolation and at times destructively. (sic)

In her original social media post, Charisma accused Whedon of “abusing his power” as showrunner and executive producer.

She wrote: “Joss Whedon abused his power on numerous occasions while working together on the sets of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel.

While he found his misbehavior amusing, it only served to increase my performance anxiety, strip me of my power, and alienate me from my peers. The disturbing events triggered a chronic physical condition that I still suffer from. I say with a heavy, pounding heart that I have dealt with it in isolation and at times destructively. (sic)

Speaking out: Earlier this year, Joss responded to allegations of misconduct after Charisma accused him of

Speaking out: Earlier this year, Joss responded to allegations of misconduct after Charisma accused him of “abusing his power” (Joss was pictured with Sarah on the set of Buffy)


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