Sarah Michelle Gellar responds to latest Joss Whedon allegations

Following Charisma Carpenter, who played Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and it’s spin off Angel taking to twitter to shared her experience working with Buffy creator Joss Whedon, Sarah Michelle Gellar has responded to the allegations on Instagram.

Gellar wrote in a statement to Instagram:

“While I am proud to have my name associated with Buffy Summers, I don’t want to be forever associated with the name Joss Whedon. I am more focused on raising my family and surviving a pandemic.”

But, she added, “I stand with all survivors of abuse and am proud of them for speaking out.”

Michelle Trachtenberg portrayed Buffy’s sister Dawn making her debut in the premiere episode of the show’s fifth season.

Trachtenberg reposted Gellar’s post showing her support and highlighting more alleged inappropriate behaviour.

In the wake of the investigation into Whedon’s on set behaviour whilst working on the Justice League, Carpenter has accused Whedon of a hostile and abusive work environment with other cast members showing support and sharing their stories on social media including Amber Benson.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer was one of many TV shows featured in our editorial retrospective piece ‘Horror and the LGBT community check it out now

Check out our interviews with Buffy Alumni below:

Nicholas Brendon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Kristine Sutherland (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Juliet Landau (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)

Matthew James (Angel)

7 thoughts on “Sarah Michelle Gellar responds to latest Joss Whedon allegations

  1. […] This would only be the start of his apparent downfall in the industry as Gadot would later back up Fisher’s accusations with her own stories from the set, Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Charisma Carpenter would accuse him of toxic behaviour with corroborations from co-stars including Amber Benson, Michelle Trachtenberg and the shows lead star Sarah Michelle Gellar. […]


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