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'The Chi' Star Jason Mitchell FIRED, Dropped By Agent, Manager & New Netflix Film Over Co-Stars' Serious Misconduct Claims

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What a mess! Former Straight Outta Compton star Jason Mitchell is now also a former star of his hit series "The Chi."  He's been fired by the show, his reps, and another show he just got booked on.  Deets on some serious misconduct claims from his co-stars inside.

 

Jason Mitchell is being accused of some serious misconduct claims by his co-workers, and it seems there's clear cut evidence to support those claims. 

 

The 32-year-old star of Showtime's hit series "The Chi" was just fired from the show and will not be offered up a contract for the third season it was just renewed for.  According to reports, detailed claims from his onscreen girlfriend, Tiffany Boone, and at least two other co-stars are at the center of the situation. 

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Things got so bad between Jason and Tiffany that she has already left the show.  Before she left the show, Tiffany reportedly had her actor boyfriend, Marque Richardson from "Dear White People" (pictured above), come to set with her any time she shot scenes with Jason. The Hollywood Reporter reveals:

A source with knowledge of the Showtime series says Tiffany Boone, who played Mitchell’s girlfriend on The Chi, was among several actresses on the series who had issues with Mitchell. She made repeated complaints of sexual harassment and allegedly felt so unsafe with her co-star that at times her fiance, Dear White People actor Marque Richardson, came to set when she shot scenes with him. Boone declined to comment.

Wow.  Tiffany requested a release from the show, and producers obliged.

The source also says Boone ultimately informed producers at Fox 21 that she could no longer work with Mitchell. Initially, he was retained while she was released at her request to pursue other projects. Other actresses on the series also were said to have had problems with Mitchell. It’s unclear what finally led the studio to act.

Tiffany isn't the only person who had a problem with Jason.  The actor - who also starred in Superfly, Mudbound & Detroit - was just booked for Netflix's upcoming movie Desperados, and two of his castmates on that project had complaints as well and Jason hadn't even started filming.

Mitchell had not yet started filming Desperados, a comedy set in Mexico, when he was replaced in recent weeks by Lamorne Morris (New Girl). A source close to the project, which Lionsgate’s Good Universe is producing for Netflix, says the producers received “specific information which was investigated immediately and thoroughly and dealt with as quickly as possible.”

Netflix referred queries to Good Universe, which declined to comment. Sources said Mitchell’s co-stars on the film — including actresses Nasim Pedrad and Anna Camp — had complaints about Mitchell.

Sheesh.  Reportedly, there is evidence to support said misconduct claims, but we do not yet know what the misconduct entailed.  Jason's agents at UTA dropped him weeks ago.

Lena Waithe, creator of "The Chi," and Jason's agents, his manager, and reps at Netflix have declined to comment.  Jason nor Tiffany have commented about the matter either, and Tiffany reportedly said weeks ago she would be taking a break from social media. However, her boyfriend Marque showed her some support on social media after news broke:

 

 
 
 
 
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Jason is set to star in the upcoming film Zola, the based-on-a-Twitter-story movie starring Taylour Paige.  The movie is currently in post-production. 

Photos: Shutterstock.com/Getty

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