Gunn was fired by Disney last year after his old controversial tweets on child abuse and rape resurfaced on Internet. It wasn’t about me — I’m not threatening to go do Suicide Squad, but I was just saying, ‘If things aren’t here, I’m just going to leave. I was more at the point where I was like, ‘Fire me. And this is the way I feel and I think you made a bad call and I don’t care if you fire me because I feel this way. 0
Comment(s) The filmmaker, who is currently working on Suicide Squad, was reinstated in March. This is me being honest and me sticking up for my friend who was wronged’,” Bautista told Entertainment Tonight. “It wasn’t that I was going to jump ship and do Suicide Squad. “So that was it. You’re going to hear what I have to say. I don’t care. I don’t want to be a part of this’,” he added. Advertising
Bautista said the studio made a “bad call” when they fired Gunn from the third film in the Guardians franchise and he did not want to be a part of the director’s downfall.