Ray Fisher is responding to Joss Whedon’s recent comments about him.
In a controversial interview with Vulture, Whedon referred to FIsher as “a bad actor in both senses,” claiming it as the main reason Fisher’s performance as Cyborg was limited in the 2017 theatrical release version of the DCEU film Justice League.
Fisher, who can be seen in ABC’s new limited drama series Women Of The Movement, called out the controversial director for abusing his power while on set of the reshoots for Justice League and claimed he was enabled by WarnerMedia executives.
Rather than opting to give Whedon's controversial comments any attention, Fisher took the high road and devoted attention to the life and legacy of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr.
Looks like Joss Whedon got to direct an endgame after all…
Rather than address all of the lies and buffoonery today—I will be celebrating the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tomorrow the work continues.#MLKDay
— Ray Fisher (@ray8fisher) January 17, 2022
“Looks like Joss Whedon got to direct an endgame after all…, Fisher said in a tweet. “Rather than address all of the lies and buffoonery today—I will be celebrating the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tomorrow the work continues.”
Though Fisher was the main person to come forward against Whedon, he is not the only one to speak out against the director’s behavior. Among the actors who have called him out include Charisma Carpenter and Fisher’s Justice League co-stars, notably Gal Gadot.
“I believe Ray to be a person of integrity who is telling the truth,” said Carpenter last year. “His firing as Cyborg in The Flash was the last straw for me. Although I am not shocked, I am deeply pained by it. It troubles and saddens me that in 2021 professionals STILL have to choose between whistleblowing in the workplace and job security.”