Fred Savage Fired From ‘Wonder Years’ Amid Misconduct Allegation

History repeats itself. Fred SavageHe was fired as executive producer The Wonder YearsAfter being accused for inappropriate conduct, reboot

“Recently, we were made aware of allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fred Savage, and as is policy, an investigation was launched,” a spokesperson for 20th Television said in a statement to DeadlineFriday, May 6 “Upon its completion, the decision was made to terminate his employment as an executive producer and director of The Wonder Years.”

The 45-year-old actor was subject to multiple complaints about alleged misconduct while working as a producer or director for the ABC series. It debuted last fall. These allegations included verbal outbursts as well as inappropriate behavior.

The original was starred by the Illinois native Wonder YearsSeries as Kevin Arnold, 1988-1993. After that, he returned to serve as executive producer and director for the reboot.

Savage has not yet released a statement on the allegations.

Danica McKellar, who played Arnold’s love interest Winnie Cooper on the original series, previously told Us Weekly that the actor “didn’t really want to do a reboot.”


Alley Mills, Fred Savage, Josh Saviano, Jason Hervey, Olivia D’Abo, Dan Lauria.
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“He makes a good point,” the Home EconomicsThe Hallmark Television Critics association party in February 2019 was attended by 47 alums. “The show was about a certain time in your life that you can’t go back to and … the bittersweet memory of that is what gave the show its flavor.”

The California native continued: “So if we went to back to it, we’d kind of be killing the integrity of the original intention of the show. I just don’t think it would work.”

This isn’t the first time the American Dad!An actor was accused of bad behavior. A female crew member on the set of Fox’s The GrinderSavage was accused of creating a hostile working environment for her in 2018.

The woman claimed that Savage “violently struck” her in the arm three times after she brushed dandruff off of his suit and that the actor had a reputation for losing his cool with other women on set.

At the time of the alleged incident, Fox claimed a “thorough investigation” had been conducted and the network “found no evidence of any wrongdoing on the part of Mr. Savage,” a representative for Twentieth Century Fox said in a statement to Us At the time.

Savage, on the other hand, strongly denied the claims.

“I was made aware that a woman working in the costume department of a show I was on almost three years ago has claimed that I treated her harshly on set simply because she was a woman,” the Friends From CollegeIn a 2018 statement, an alum stated that he was proud to be an alum. Us. “These accusations are completely without merit and absolutely untrue. Fox conducted an extensive internal investigation into the claims of her, which was a process in my full participation. Fox concluded that there was no evidence supporting these allegations after conducting a thorough investigation. None of her claims could be substantiated because they did not happen.”

The Family Guyactor, who was the brother of Boy Meets World’s Ben SavageSince being a child star, he has directed many projects. His resume also includes The Connors, Modern Family, Single ParentsAnd The Goldbergs.

 

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