Gina Carano says she 'adores' her 'Mandalorian' costar Pedro Pascal despite political differences
- Carano said she and Pascal had an agreement that despite their views, they would be friends.
- "We had an agreement that, first and foremost, you're a human being. And you're my friend first."
- Carano also called Pascal "a sweet person."
"I adore Pedro. I adore him," she said on "The Ben Shapiro Show" in her first sit down interview since getting kicked off the popular "Star Wars" series.Carano's firing came after she shared an Instagram post in which she seemed to compare modern-day Republicans to Jews persecuted during the Holocaust.
Pascal also came under fire from Disney fans for comparing undocumented children, being put into cages at the US southern border, to Jews being forced into concentration camps during the Holocaust in a 2018 tweet."I don't think posting anybody's number on social media is okay," Carano continued. "But we had an agreement after we realized we were a little bit politically different. We had an agreement that, first and foremost, you're a human being. And you're my friend first."
Carano also said during the interview that she and Pascal have similarities too, including that they're "both passionate.""I know that we both have misstepped on our tweets," she added. "We're not perfect. We're human beings. But he's not a bad human being. He's a sweet person." Along with starring as Cara Dune opposite Pascal's the Mandalorian character for two seasons on the Disney Plus show, Carano also built her friendship with Pascal off screen through talking out sensitive issues.
It led to her sending out another tweet, which has since been deleted, in which Carano wrote that she understood why her actions might have upset people.
"I didn't know before but I do now," she tweeted. "I won't be putting them in my bio but good for all you who choose to. I stand against bullying, especially the most vulnerable & freedom to choose."Though it seems she and Pascal are on good terms, that's not the case with Disney.
The actress revealed to Shapiro in the same interview that she had been tipped off that Disney wasn't pleased about her social media posts because studio officials had accidentally sent her an email indicating that they were following the #FireGinaCarano movement online.
"They accidentally sent me an email, which was very enlightening, so I knew," she said. "I knew they were paying attention. I know there were some people who went to bat for me, but I know that they didn't win out at the end."She added: "They've been all over me and they've been watching me like a hawk. And I'm watching other people on the same production, and they can say everything they want, and that's where I had a problem. I had a problem because I wasn't going along with the narrative."
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