Olivia Munn finds little support from Predator peers after reporting sex offender co-star

2018-09-10 08:03
 
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Toronto — Actress Olivia Munn says she has found little support from some of her Predator co-stars and director after a Los Angeles Times report revealed that Twentieth Century Fox had removed a scene that featured a man who is a registered sex offender.

Munn alerted the studio to Steven Wilder Striegel's status and the scene was cut within 24 hours.

READ MORE: Fox cuts scene starring registered sex offender from The Predator

In a round of press at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, Munn described feeling lonely and isolated in the wake of the report. Munn told Vanity Fair that she has not heard from director Shane Black, who apologised in a statement for casting his friend.

Some of her cast mates also backed out of interviews with her, according to The Hollywood Reporter. One of her co-stars, Keegan-Michael Key, was never booked to do that interview as he departed the festival early for the Jewish new year holiday. His publicist said on Sunday that he reached out to Munn privately last week to express his admiration for her.

The initial article was published hours before the TIFF premiere of The Predator.

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The Predator opens in South African cinemas of Friday, 14 September.

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