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See also UnderminedByReality, ActorExistenceLimbo, ContractualPurity, OvershadowedByControversy and CreatorKiller. Contrast NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity and ControversyProofImage.

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See also UnderminedByReality, ActorExistenceLimbo, ContractualPurity, OvershadowedByControversy and CreatorKiller. Contrast NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity, ControversyProofImage, and ControversyProofImage. TheTysonZone.

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* Former ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' actress Susan Olsen was fired from hosting the ''Two Chicks Talkin' Politics'' radio show on internet station LA Talk Radio in December 2016 after she went on a homophobic rant about one of the show's guests.


* On January 17, 2005, just weeks after the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, radio personality Miss Jones of WQHT-FM (Hot 97) New York introduced, and producer Rick Del Gado sung, on air, a parody of "We Are the World," titled "USA for Indonesia," as an attempted TakeThat to former Hot 97 hosts Star & Buc Wild leaving for rival station WWPR-FM to boost ratings. The song was sung in a deliberately tasteless fashion, riddled with ethnic slurs derogatory toward Asian-Americans, mocked the victims of the devastating tsunami and generally made Creator/HowardStern look like a gentleman. The public outrage was almost immediate, resulting in Del Gado getting fired from the station, while Miss Jones and several other [=DJ=]s were suspended.
** It probably didn't help that another [=DJ=] on the station, Miss Info, had objected to playing the song when Jones began to introduce it, and she walked out of the station in protest whilst being insulted by her fellow [=DJs=]. Todd Lynn, one of those [=DJ=]s, took it to a whole new level by bragging about "shooting Asians." Lynn was fired for that remark along with Del Gado.

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* On January 17, 2005, just weeks after the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, radio personality Miss Jones of WQHT-FM (Hot 97) New York introduced, and producer Rick Del Gado sung, on air, a parody of "We Are the World," titled "USA for Indonesia," as an attempted TakeThat to former Hot 97 hosts Star & Buc Wild leaving for rival station WWPR-FM to boost ratings. The song was sung in a deliberately tasteless fashion, riddled with ethnic slurs derogatory toward Asian-Americans, mocked the victims of the devastating tsunami and generally made Creator/HowardStern look like a gentleman. The public outrage was almost immediate, resulting in Del Gado getting fired from the station, while Miss Jones and several other [=DJ=]s were suspended.
suspended. Several sponsors also pulled their advertising from WQHT.
** It probably didn't help that another [=DJ=] on the station, Miss Info, had objected to playing the song when Jones began to introduce it, and she walked out of the station in protest whilst being insulted by her fellow [=DJs=].[=DJs=] (Miss Info is Asian-American herself, and the insults directed at her included further Asian slurs on-air). Todd Lynn, one of those [=DJ=]s, took it to a whole new level by bragging about "shooting Asians." Lynn was fired for that remark along with Del Gado. Miss Info was also removed from the air after walking out of the show, and some reports suggested she was fired too, but intense public support of her and criticism of the station for her absence resulted in her return four months later.


* Papa John's Pizza moved to distance itself from co-founder and namesake John Schnatter after he used the N-word in a conference call with a public relations company in July 2018. Ironically, he did so during a role playing exercise that was intended to assist the company with rebuilding their image following controversies from the previous year. After the news got out about his use of the slur, Schnatter was removed from the company's advertising, their food was pulled from Major League Baseball stadiums, the University of Kentucky removed the company's name from its stadium and Schnatter stepped down the university's board of directors.

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* Amid reports that he had been criticizing the NFL over the then-recent spate of anthem protests and rumors that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (who also owned over 100 Papa John's restaurants in Texas, and donated to Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign) had egged him on, John Schnatter stepped down as CEO of pizza maker and NFL sponsor Papa John's International. Not helping his case is that white supremacists had praised him for said criticisms, forcing the company to issue an apology for his remarks. On February 2018, Papa John's Pizza moved to distance itself from co-founder and namesake John ended their sponsorship with the NFL, who would sign a new sponsorship deal with Pizza Hut a day later.
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Schnatter and the company a few months later in July 2018, after he Schnatter used the N-word in during a conference call with a public relations company in July 2018. Ironically, he did so during a role playing exercise that was was [[{{Irony}} intended to assist prevent the kind of PR gaffes like the NFL incident]]. The company distanced itself from Schnatter and pulled him from their advertising after the incident. He also resigned as chairman of the company with rebuilding their image following controversies and from the previous year. After University of Kentucy's board of directors. The incident was a huge PR disaster for Papa John's - ironically, the news got out about his use same kind of incident that the slur, Schnatter fated conference was removed from the company's advertising, their food was pulled from trying to avoid. Major League Baseball stadiums, pulled their food and promotions from its stadiums and the University of Kentucky removed the company's name from its stadium and Schnatter stepped down the university's board of directors.arena.



* Amid reports that he had been criticizing the NFL over the then-recent spate of anthem protests and rumors that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (who also owned over 100 Papa John's restaurants in Texas, and donated to Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign) had egged him on, John Schnatter stepped down as CEO of pizza maker and NFL sponsor Papa John's International. Not helping his case is that white supremacists had praised him for said criticisms, forcing the company to issue an apology for his remarks. On February 2018, Papa John's Pizza ended their sponsorship with the NFL, who would sign a new sponsorship deal with Pizza Hut a day later. Schnatter would resign as Chairman of Papa John's on July 2018 after he said the N-word during a conference call in May, which he apologized for. The conference call [[{{Irony}} intended to prevent the kind of PR gaffes like the NFL incident]].


* Papa John's Pizza moved to distance itself from co-founder and namesake John Schnatter after he used the N-word in a conference call with a public relations company in July 2018. Ironically, he did so during a role playing exercise that was intended to assist the company with rebuilding their image following controversies from the previous year. After the news got out, Schnatter was removed from the company's advertising, their food was pulled from Major League Baseball stadiums, The University of Kentucky removed the company's name from its stadium and Schnatter stepped down the university's board of directors.

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* Papa John's Pizza moved to distance itself from co-founder and namesake John Schnatter after he used the N-word in a conference call with a public relations company in July 2018. Ironically, he did so during a role playing exercise that was intended to assist the company with rebuilding their image following controversies from the previous year. After the news got out, out about his use of the slur, Schnatter was removed from the company's advertising, their food was pulled from Major League Baseball stadiums, The the University of Kentucky removed the company's name from its stadium and Schnatter stepped down the university's board of directors.

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* Papa John's Pizza moved to distance itself from co-founder and namesake John Schnatter after he used the N-word in a conference call with a public relations company in July 2018. Ironically, he did so during a role playing exercise that was intended to assist the company with rebuilding their image following controversies from the previous year. After the news got out, Schnatter was removed from the company's advertising, their food was pulled from Major League Baseball stadiums, The University of Kentucky removed the company's name from its stadium and Schnatter stepped down the university's board of directors.


* While Mariah Mallad, aka Momokun, was already infamous in the cosplay community for her hypocrisy towards body positivity and for taking credit for other people's cosplays and original characters, she would end up losing all her sponsors and future con guest appearances in July 2018 when her history of sexually harassing female cosplayers and male fans came to light. This didn't help when she [[NeverMyFault blamed it all on her ADHD]], nor when it was discovered that her claims of being sexually violated herself were all proven false.

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* While Mariah Mallad, aka Momokun, was already infamous in the cosplay community for her hypocrisy towards body positivity and for taking credit for other people's cosplays and original characters, she would end up losing all her sponsors and future con guest appearances in July 2018 when her history of sexually harassing female cosplayers and male fans came were brought to light. light during her trip to Anime Expo. This didn't help when she [[NeverMyFault blamed it all on her ADHD]], which further made people quick to back off from her, nor when it was discovered that her claims of being sexually violated herself were all proven false.


** The same thing was originally believed to have happened to Creator/ChristopherCoreySmith as Prince Demande in ''[[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Moon R]]''. He announced that he was voicing the character on Twitter before the cast was announced, but he quickly deleted it. When the final cast was officially announced a few weeks later, Creator/MatthewMercer was instead listed as the character's voice. Fans assumed he was fired for the same reason before he confirmed that he ''was'' given clearance to announce the role, but was told that he was replaced after making the announcement, possibly for creative reasons.
* Creator/ScottFreeman was arrested and convicted for possession of child pornography in 2015. For this reason, he lost all of his roles, especially his most famous ones as Issei Hyoudou from ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'' (who was then recast as Creator/JoshGrelle), Ian Dietrich from ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' (who was then recast as Garret Storms in ''Manga/AttackOnTitanJuniorHigh'') and England from ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'' (played by Creator/TaliesinJaffe in the ''World Twinkle'' dub). Even though Freeman was eventually paroled in December 2016, Creator/JustinCook commented that Freeman will likely never be invited to voice act ever again.

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** The same thing was originally believed to have happened to Creator/ChristopherCoreySmith as Prince Demande in ''[[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Moon R]]''. He announced that he was voicing the character on Twitter before the cast was announced, but he quickly deleted it. When the final cast was officially announced a few weeks later, Creator/MatthewMercer was instead listed as the character's voice. Fans assumed he Smith was fired for the same reason before he confirmed that he ''was'' given clearance to announce the role, but was told that he was replaced after making the announcement, possibly for creative reasons.
* Creator/ScottFreeman was arrested and convicted for possession of child pornography in 2015. For this reason, he lost all of his roles, especially his most famous ones as Issei Hyoudou from ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'' (who was then recast as Creator/JoshGrelle), Ian Dietrich from ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' (who was then recast as Garret Storms in ''Manga/AttackOnTitanJuniorHigh'') and England from ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'' (played by Creator/TaliesinJaffe in the ''World Twinkle'' dub). Even though Freeman was eventually paroled in December 2016, Creator/JustinCook commented that Freeman he will likely never be invited to voice act ever again.



* Minor seiyuu Ai Takabe was arrested on October 2015 on charges of cocaine possession. In response, she was terminated from her agency, had any references to her on the website for ''Manga/KillMeBaby'' [[{{Unperson}} erased from existence]] and her character Agari was recast come a later production.

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* Minor seiyuu Ai Takabe was arrested on October 2015 on charges of cocaine possession. In response, she was terminated from her agency, had any references to her on the website for ''Manga/KillMeBaby'' [[{{Unperson}} erased from existence]] and her character Agari was recast come in a later production.



* Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro's original Weekly Jump manga ''Seikimatsu Leader den Takeshi!'' was cut after five years due to his conviction of soliciting an underage prostitute. However, his sentence was suspended, and two years later, he was working in the manga industry again. Shimabukuro later went on to create ''Manga/{{Toriko}}''.

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* Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro's original Weekly Shonen Jump manga ''Seikimatsu Leader den Takeshi!'' was cut after five years due to his conviction of soliciting an underage prostitute. However, his sentence was suspended, and two years later, he was working in the manga industry again. Shimabukuro later went on to create ''Manga/{{Toriko}}''.


* Creator/AyaHirano was booted from Lantis (her music agency) in August 2011 after they caught wind of her affairs with her (male) co-workers. She later fell on her sword later that month, resigning from Space Craft (her seiyuu agency) to join her new agencies, Grick and Universal Sigma.

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* Creator/AyaHirano was booted from Lantis (her music agency) in August 2011 after they caught wind of her affairs with her (male) co-workers. She later fell on her sword later that month, resigning from Space Craft (her seiyuu voice acting agency) to join her new agencies, Grick and Universal Sigma.


* Amid reports that he had been criticizing the NFL over the then-recent spate of anthem protests and rumors that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (who also owned over 100 Papa John's restaurants in Texas, and donated to Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign) had egged him on, John Schnatter stepped down as CEO of pizza maker and NFL sponsor Papa John's International. Not helping his case is that white supremacists had praised him for said criticisms, forcing the company to issue an apology for his remarks. On February 2018, Papa John's Pizza ended their sponsorship with the NFL, who would sign a new sponsorship deal with Pizza Hut a day later. Schnatter would resign as Chairman of Papa John's on July 2018 after he said the N-word during a conference call in May, which he apologized for.

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* Amid reports that he had been criticizing the NFL over the then-recent spate of anthem protests and rumors that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (who also owned over 100 Papa John's restaurants in Texas, and donated to Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign) had egged him on, John Schnatter stepped down as CEO of pizza maker and NFL sponsor Papa John's International. Not helping his case is that white supremacists had praised him for said criticisms, forcing the company to issue an apology for his remarks. On February 2018, Papa John's Pizza ended their sponsorship with the NFL, who would sign a new sponsorship deal with Pizza Hut a day later. Schnatter would resign as Chairman of Papa John's on July 2018 after he said the N-word during a conference call in May, which he apologized for. The conference call [[{{Irony}} intended to prevent the kind of PR gaffes like the NFL incident]].


* Creator/AyaHirano was booted from Lantis (her music agency) after they caught wind of her affairs with her (male) co-workers. She must've realized her time was up at Space Craft (her seiyuu agency) as well due to the scandal since she had enough foresight to pack her bags before that agency could act, voluntarily submitting her resignation effective August 20, 2011 and switching agencies the day after.

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* Creator/AyaHirano was booted from Lantis (her music agency) in August 2011 after they caught wind of her affairs with her (male) co-workers. She must've realized later fell on her time was up at sword later that month, resigning from Space Craft (her seiyuu agency) as well due to the scandal since she had enough foresight to pack join her bags before that agency could act, voluntarily submitting her resignation effective August 20, 2011 new agencies, Grick and switching agencies the day after. Universal Sigma.


* After one of its members made disparaging remarks about Creator/YuiHorie, Jinkaku Radio was forced to disassociate themselves from the animated adaptation of ''Manga/DailyLivesOfHighSchoolBoys'', which means the song "Hikizan", which was intended as the show's closing theme, [[MissingEpisode will now probably never be released]].

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* After one of its members made disparaging remarks about Creator/YuiHorie, Jinkaku Radio was forced to disassociate disassociated themselves from the animated adaptation of ''Manga/DailyLivesOfHighSchoolBoys'', which means the song "Hikizan", which was intended as the show's closing theme, [[MissingEpisode will now probably never be released]].



* Anime Punch, a convention organization based in Columbus, Ohio, was shut down in September 2017 after its organizer, Michael Beuerlein, was convicted of sexual battery and forced to register as a sex offender.

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* Anime Punch, a convention organization based in Columbus, Ohio, was shut down in September 2017 after its organizer, Michael Beuerlein, was convicted of sexual battery and forced to register registered as a sex offender.



* MINE, the author of the web novel ''[New Life+] Young Again in Another World'', got in ''very'' hot water when it was discovered that he had a long history of racist tweets towards both the Chinese and South Korean, a controversy further exasperated by the protagonist of his novel being a soldier who unapologetically murdered thousands of Chinese troops during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In response to the backlash, MINE was forced to issue an apology and delete his twitter, and the majority of the staff for the anime adaptation resigned, resulting in the production committee deciding not to move forward with the adaptation. Additionally, shipments of the print version of the novel were halted effective immediately, with English distributor J-Novel doing the same just a week later.

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* MINE, the author of the web novel ''[New Life+] Young Again in Another World'', got in ''very'' hot water when it was discovered that he had a long history of racist tweets towards both the Chinese and South Korean, a controversy further exasperated by the protagonist of his novel being a soldier who unapologetically murdered thousands of Chinese troops during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In response to the backlash, MINE was forced to issue issued an apology and delete deleted his twitter, and the majority of the staff for the anime adaptation resigned, resulting in the production committee deciding not to move forward with the adaptation. Additionally, shipments of the print version of the novel were halted effective immediately, with English distributor J-Novel doing the same just a week later.


* Amid reports that he had been criticizing the NFL over the then-recent spate of anthem protests and rumors that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (who also owned over 100 Papa John's restaurants in Texas, and donated to Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign) had egged him on, John Schnatter was forced to step down as CEO of pizza maker and NFL sponsor Papa John's International. Not helping his case is that white supremacists had praised him for said criticisms, forcing the company to issue an apology for his remarks. On February 2018, Papa John's Pizza ended their sponsorship with the NFL, who would sign a new sponsorship deal with Pizza Hut a day later.

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* Amid reports that he had been criticizing the NFL over the then-recent spate of anthem protests and rumors that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (who also owned over 100 Papa John's restaurants in Texas, and donated to Donald Trump's 2016 Presidential Campaign) had egged him on, John Schnatter was forced to step stepped down as CEO of pizza maker and NFL sponsor Papa John's International. Not helping his case is that white supremacists had praised him for said criticisms, forcing the company to issue an apology for his remarks. On February 2018, Papa John's Pizza ended their sponsorship with the NFL, who would sign a new sponsorship deal with Pizza Hut a day later. Schnatter would resign as Chairman of Papa John's on July 2018 after he said the N-word during a conference call in May, which he apologized for.



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* In the mid-Seventies, the head editor at ''Magazine/CarAndDriver'' changed and the new one informed longtime writer Brock Yates that he wasn't pleased with Yates' highly illegal road race, the Cannonball. [[note]] Full name: The Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. [[/note]] He informed Yates that he would be fired if he ran another Cannonball. A couple of years later, Yates colluded with ''Film/SmokeyAndTheBandit'' director Hal Needham about making a film based on the Cannonball. (The end result being ''Film/TheCannonballRun''.) Yates ran another Cannonball for inspiration (he was the screenwriter) and accepted his termination without argument. He was reinstated a few years later and stayed with the magazine until the mid-Oughties.
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* While Mariah Mallad, aka Momokun, was already infamous in the cosplay community for her hypocrisy towards body positivity, she would end up losing all her sponsors and future con guest appearances in July 2018 when her history of sexually harassing female cosplayers and male fans came to light. This didn't help when she [[NeverMyFault blamed it all on her ADHD]], nor when it was discovered that her claims of being sexually violated herself were all proven false.

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* While Mariah Mallad, aka Momokun, was already infamous in the cosplay community for her hypocrisy towards body positivity, positivity and for taking credit for other people's cosplays and original characters, she would end up losing all her sponsors and future con guest appearances in July 2018 when her history of sexually harassing female cosplayers and male fans came to light. This didn't help when she [[NeverMyFault blamed it all on her ADHD]], nor when it was discovered that her claims of being sexually violated herself were all proven false.

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