Ezra Miller has dug themselves a hole that is now impossible to get out of. One would think that after multiple angry outbursts (resulting in arrests and restraining orders) you would take time to sit with yourself and reflect. Well, this doesn’t apply to Ezra Miller. The headlines around them never seem to end and it doesn’t look like they can bounce back.
In the past month, the 29-year-old actor, who identifies as non-binary (they/them), has acted inappropriately toward a 12-year-old non-binary child and their mother in Greenfield, MA. This resulted in a temporary harassment prevention order (via The Daily Beast). To make matter worse, parents of 18-year-old Native American environmental activist, Tokata Iron Eyes, requested that a judge issue an order of protection against Miller.
Miller met the now 18-year-old activist at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota when she was just a 12-year-old. Tokata Iron Eyes’ parents believe that Miller has been grooming and brainwashing her. The parents claim the actor was giving their child drugs and alcohol, as well as flying her out to places such as London, Vermont, New York, California, and Hawai’i.
Miller has deleted their Instagram since posting aloof and cryptic memes on their story that read, “You cannot touch me, I am in another universe” and claiming to be “shielded from negative people and their ill intent.” Tokata Iron Eyes has since posted a video to Instagram to dispel concern over her safety, defending Miller’s actions.
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As for Miller’s future with Warner Bros., there’s been no official statement from the studio, but things look bleak. This is the second DCEU actor in question at their studio and comes on the heels of the Amber Heard/Johnny Depp defamation trial. “There is no winning in this for Warner Bros.,” one studio source tells Deadline. “This is an inherited problem for Zaslav. The hope is that the scandal will remain at a low level before the movie is released, and hope for the best to turn out.”
Miller’s next Flash movie was meant as a restart button for the DC Extended Universe. Fans were beyond excited to see a fresh start, but are now demanding that the studio recast the role and give it to the (alternate universe) Flash actor Grant Gustin from the CW Arrowverse.
This was Zack Snyder’s OG plan for the DCEU. You can easily see why it got snatched.
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