Michael Rooker Quits Twitter in Response to James Gunn's Firing

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The recent firing of James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has been a hot topic of debate these past few days. While many feel that the tweets he posted were unfunny and offensive, they were done a long time ago. Plus, he has clearly changed as a person since then, as his more recent Facebook posts have shown.

A lot of people have felt that his firing was unjustified, including Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista. Other Guardians stars like Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana have been vaguer about their stance on Gunn's firing but one actor who won't be is Michael Rooker. Best known to many as Yondu in both Guardians movies, Rooker has decided to quit Twitter after the firing of his friend.

Fans can see what Rooker had to say below but it does involve a bit of swearing. While he will still be active on Facebook and Instagram, Rooker said that Twitter is a toxic environment and that he hates it.

Rooker and Gunn have had a long friendship that has lasted over several films. Aside from the first two Guardians of the Galaxy movies, Rooker also starred in other Gunn-directed films like Slither and Super. It's easy to see why he would side with his friend after what happened.

Is Rooker right for quitting Twitter? Should Gunn have acknowledged his offensive tweets earlier in time? Let us know in the comments below.

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