Buffy the Vampire Slayer star James Marsters has been left “heartbroken” by claims the hit demonstrate’s creator handled his castmates terribly.
The actor, who played vampire Spike on the prolonged-lasting 1990s TV collection, has become the most contemporary cast member to keep up a correspondence out after Charisma Carpenter and Michelle Trachtenberg denounced Joss Whedon’s behaviour in damning social media posts final week.
Their allegations came several months after Justice League star Ray Fisher accused Whedon of being unprofessional on the discipline of the DC blockbuster he took over when director Zack Snyder became compelled to step down ensuing from a family tragedy.
In Twitter and Instagram posts shared on Friday, Marsters wrote: “While I will consistently be honored to dangle played the personality of Spike, the Buffy discipline became no longer with out challenges.”
He went on: “I quit no longer enhance abuse of any kind, and I’m heartbroken to be taught of the experiences of one of the most cast. I send my adore and enhance to all concerned.”
Marsters’ assertion came as followers began calling on fellow Buffy stars David Boreanaz and Alyson Hannigan to keep up a correspondence out.
The demonstrate’s star, Sarah Michelle Gellar, has spoken out to enhance Carpenter and Trachtenberg however refused to weigh in on their allegations, while castmate Eliza Dushku has also offered her enhance to the actresses.
Co-star Anthony Head suggested TV demonstrate This Morning final week he became disillusioned that he became no longer made privy to his castmates’ disorders on discipline.
“Right here’s no longer a man pronouncing he didn’t gaze it so it didn’t happen,” he mentioned, adding: “I am gutted – I am severely gutted… I became love a father figure. I would dangle hoped any individual had come to me to chat about it.”
Whedon has yet to luxuriate in a public commentary in regards to the allegations.