The beloved show Law & Order SVU, which has been going on for 21 seasons, has just fired writer Craig Gore. Gore has also been working as show-runner for the spin-off show of Law & Order SVU ,featuring actor Chris Meloni. Creator Dick Wolf made this decision in early June, based on the post Craig Gore shared with on his Facebook page. After his firing, Craig Gore has been hoping for a second chance.
Craig Gore Post That Got Him Fired
Craig Gore lives in Los Angeles, where there have been both peaceful demonstrations and some looting have taken place in recent days across the city. As well as Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood where Craig Gore lives in.
Craig Gore spoke out on his opinion of the looting and protests that have been happening in his area.
In the comments, he said: “Sunset is being looted two blocks from me. You think I won’t light motherf****** up who are trying to f**** w/ my property I worked all my life for? Think again…” He also included a picture of himself on his front porch, holding a large gun. He captioned his post saying “ Curfew”.
Dick Wolf Firing Craig Gore
After the creator of Law & Order SVU saw Craig Gore’s post he made a public announcement addressing the issue on his Twitter.
The twitter post says “I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief,” Wolf said in a statement, just hours after Gore’s post began making rounds on social media. “I am terminating Craig Gore immediately.”
The Facebook page associated with Gore, whose other credits include “Chicago P.D.” and CW’s “Cult,” no longer appears when searched on the site.
Craig Gore Asking For A Second Chance
After he got fired, he went on the record to say the following:
“I am ashamed with all the negative attention that led to the show, my friends and family,” he told the outlet.
“I would love to get the opportunity to work on ‘Law & Order,’ as far as writing in the studio,” he said.
Gore added: “If I could help in any way, of course, I would, but I don’t have that relationship with Dick Wolf right now.”
“SVU” showrunner Warren Leight saying in a recent interview that “Although Gore hopes to return to write his redemption, his hopes aren’t high.”
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