Selena Gomez deleted an Instagram post after she was accused of violating the rules of the actors’ strike, 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 final episode of the series 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 to the show’s official account.
Although Gomez’s comment discouraged her 428 million followers from watching the show, it sparked debate among fans about whether he broke the rules of the strike.
Some commentators accused her of stabbing, while others described the post as “tone-deaf,” according to the British Daily Mail. diverse.
The video gained over 1.1 million likes before it was deleted from her profile shortly thereafter.
The Independent Gomez’s reps have been contacted for comment.
Thousands of actors have been on strike since June 14, when they joined fellow screenwriters’ union, the Writers Guild of America (WGA), in the fight for better wages, among other demands.
Both unions seek to address the problems arising from 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 work either through social media posts or interviews as long as the strike is still in progress.
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However, some films and TV shows deemed “truly independent” have been allowed – with a few exceptions – to continue production.
A number of projects have landed temporary deals, and the cast includes Anne Hathaway, Dakota Fanning, Jason Bateman and Matthew McConaughey.
This is the first time since the 1960s that actors and writers have picketed film and television production companies, a move that effectively shut down Hollywood.
Many celebrities have expressed their support for the strike, including Bryan Cranston, who recently joined his team. Too bad A surprise encounter was cast on the front lines of the Los Angeles strike.
weeks ago, Parks and entertainment resorts Stars Aubrey Plaza, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, Ben Schwartz, Sam Elliott, Jim O’Hare, Rita and Alison Baker gather to join the picket line outside Amazon’s offices in Culver City, California.
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