Selena Gomez deleted an Instagram post after she was accused of violating actors’ strike rules, which prohibit members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) from promoting their work.
on Tuesday (August 29), around the time of the series finale Only murders in the building Premiering, the 31-year-old actor, who stars in the Disney+ series as an amateur detective alongside Steve Martin and Martin Short, shared what appeared to be a behind-the-scenes clip.
“Missing and wanted,” Gomez wrote in a comment on the post, which also included a tag for the show’s official account.
Although Gomez’s comment discouraged her 428 million followers from watching the show, it sparked debate among fans over whether he broke the rules of the strike.
Some commentators accused her of stabbing, while others described the post as “tone deaf,” according to what the British newspaper “Daily Mail” reported. diverse.
The video received more than 1.1 million likes before it was deleted from her profile shortly afterwards.
The Independent I have contacted Gomez’s reps for comment.
Thousands of actors have been on strike since June 14, when they joined their fellow screenwriters’ union, the Writers Guild of America (WGA), in fighting for better wages, among other demands.
Both unions seek to address problems caused by the dominance of streaming services, which has changed all aspects of production and wages in the industry.
As part of SAG-AFTRA’s strike rules, members may not promote any of their actions through either social media posts or interviews as long as the strike remains ongoing.
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However, some films and television shows considered “truly independent” have – with some exceptions – been allowed to continue production.
A number of projects have received tentative deals, featuring actors including Anne Hathaway, Dakota Fanning, Jason Bateman and Matthew McConaughey.
This is the first time since 1960 that actors and writers have picketed film and television production companies, a move that effectively shut down Hollywood.
Many celebrities have shown their support for the strike, including Bryan Cranston, who was recently joined by his team. Too bad A surprise interview was made on the front lines of the strike in Los Angeles.
weeks ago, Amusement parks and resorts Stars Aubrey Plaza, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, Ben Schwartz, Sam Elliott, Jim O’Hare, Rita, and Alison Becker gathered to join the picket line outside Amazon’s offices in Culver City, California.
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