Fox Upfronts: 'Lethal Weapon' Key Art Leaves out Clayne Crawford

Damon Wayans via Twitter

In additional tweets, Wayans alleged Crawford "hit one other actor within the mouth with a bottle of inexperienced tea and busted his mouth open".

Wayans later shared an image of a sticker describing Crawford as an emotional terrorist.

Wayans went on to claim that Crawford went around set making women cry and just generally making work miserable for the rest of the cast and crew.

Specifically where new star Seann William Scott's casting is concerned, Walden said that "a lot of different names" were discussed for a potential new co-star to be partnered up with Damon Wayans' Roger Murtaugh, and that they ended up making the right choice in adding the American Pie franchise vet. Rumors of tension between Wayans and Crawford have circulated for weeks, but in a new series of tweets-which have now been made private-the actor gave his followers his version of why, exactly, Crawford was dismissed from the series. The second reprimand came as a result of a fellow actor feeling "unsafe" after a piece of shrapnel hit him during the filming of an episode directed by Crawford - presumably the incident Wayans tweeted about.

Wayans also tweeted that Crawford, who played Martin Riggs in the first two seasons of the show, has a "file of infractions".

On Crawford's ouster and bringing back Lethal Weapon with a new co-star, Scott, playing a new character, Fox chairman Dana Walden said, "It wasn't our choice".

Wayans accused the show's producers at Warner Bros. Wayans wrote in the caption, "Since @warnerbrostv is not defending me at all. here's another photo of images other people were posting in and around the lot". In another tweet he alleged that Crawford, who was sacked from "Lethal Weapon" over "bad behavior" on the set, "hit another actor in the mouth with a bottle of green tea and busted his mouth open".

"To my cast and crew - CONGRATULATIONS on season 3!" the post reads. While Crawford himself had admitted to certain instances where his temper got the better of him, it seems clear that the investigations revealed things that were slightly more complicated than arguments over on-set safety.

"I absolutely love, respect, and care for my crew and cast, and would never intentionally jeopardize so many jobs", Crawford wrote in part in his apology. My heart is full.

Crawford was sacked from the show last week, following accusations of behavioural issues on set, following which disciplinary action was taken against him.

These are obviously some incredibly major accusations against Clayne, who issued an apology after his firing and admitted to being reprimanded on set a few times.

"It is true that I have been reprimanded twice during this past season of Lethal Weapon", he wrote in an Instagram post. Crawford claimed he apologized for his role in the incident and completed studio-therapy.



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