How fucking DARE YOU @WarnerMedia?!?!?!
Laurén Alexa acts as social content producer and journalist for AWN.
— WarnerMedia (@WarnerMedia) April 20, 2021
Oh, now I’m pissed…. https://t.co/tTscAQS6fJ
Was the Tweet just an effort for the studio to “save face” after Fisher’s relentless campaign, or was it truly a stand against racism?Fisher, being no stranger to pointing an accusatory finger at the studio’s vague internal investigations of racism with no real results, promptly responded.
Warner Bros. continues to be a target for actor Ray Fisher’s animosity. After the long-awaited “guilty” verdict at George Floyd’s murder trial, many breathed a sigh of relief. However, the WarnerMedia Twitter account released an ill-fated statement about the case that many are now claiming to be a badly disguised performative gesture.
— Ray Fisher (@ray8fisher) April 20, 2021
The studio’s attempt at promoting social justice clearly didn’t sit well with Fisher. Many fans share the Justice League actor’s ire, trending #IStandWithRayFisher all over Twitter. One fan aptly tweeted: “Imagine ignoring your black employees about their experiences of racism within your business and then putting out this post.”