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Sylvester Stallone was accused of insulting 'Tulsa King' actors on set

Wednesday, 15/05/2024, 14:28 (GMT+7)

Insiders revealed that the actor used insulted and mocked words to call 'Tulsa King' extras.

Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone has recently been caught up in controversy on the set of his show Tulsa King. He was accused of mocking and insulting 'Tulsa King' extras during production.

The allegations have raised concerns about a toxic environment in the entertainment industry.

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Sylvester Stallone was embroiled in controversy for mocking and insulting 'Tulsa King' extras on set. IImageCredit: Getty

Sylvester Stallone was accused of insulting 'Tulsa King' actors on set

According to reports from casting groups on Facebook, Stallone allegedly exhibited disrespectful behavior towards the background actors.

One post mentioned that Stallone expressed dissatisfaction with their appearance, describing them as "ugly," "hideous," and "old and fat."

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Reports claim Stallone shows disrespectful behavior towards background actors. Image Credit: Getty

It was further alleged that Stallone made derogatory comments about their weight and physical disabilities.

These accusations led to a casting agency, CatrettLockeCasting, deciding to part ways with the show.

In a Facebook post, the agency stated its decision to end its involvement with Tulsa King, expressing well wishes to whoever takes over the production.

They also emphasized the importance of standing together against disrespect in the industry.

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Stallone allegedly made derogatory comments about their weight and disabilities. Image Credit: Getty

However, a director on the show, Craig Zisk, has come forward to deny the allegations.

Zisk stated that the claims made against Stallone were false and that no insults were directed at the extras.

He clarified that the issue stemmed from a disagreement regarding the casting of the background actors, mentioning that they were supposed to be "young and hip." 

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Director Craig Zisk denies the allegations, stating that the claims against Stallone are false. Image Credit: Getty

Zisk claimed that he had informed the casting agency about the requirement and had asked for appropriate submissions moving forward.

Despite the director's denial, the controversy surrounding Stallone's alleged behavior has raised concerns about the treatment of actors on set. 

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Zisk informed the casting agency about the requirements and requested suitable submissions for future roles. Image Credit: Getty

He's anti-Hollywood and anti-woke so of course they are going to have negative things to say about him. Maybe people need to stop being sensitive babies, one user said.

This man was born in 1946. That's how they communicated, get over it, the second defended the actor.

He was looking in a mirror at the time, the third user commented.

Maybe he just practicing his line haha, another said.

It's absolutely comical everyone thinks it's fine just bc it's him, someone wrote.

He was just giving his opinion like we all do. But he gets blasted, another said.

Sylvester Stallone, known for his iconic roles in movies like Rocky and Rambo, has not yet responded to the accusations.