Jason Mitchell Reportedly Dropped From ‘The Chi’ Over Misconduct Allegations

by Krystal Franklin

May 21, 2019

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Jason Mitchell, famously known from his role portraying Eazy E in Straight Outta Compton, has reportedly been fired from the hit Lena Waithe created Showtime series, The Chi, following allegations of misconduct from several of his female co-stars.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, “A source with knowledge of the Showtime series says Tiffany Boone, who played Mitchell’s girlfriend on The Chi, was among several actresses on the series who had issues with Mitchell. She made repeated complaints of sexual harassment and allegedly felt so unsafe with her co-star that at times her fiance, Dear White People actor Marque Richardson, came to set when she shot scenes with him. Boone declined to comment. Other actresses on the series also were said to have had problems with Mitchell.”

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The 32-year-old New Orleans native was also let go from his agent and manager in addition to losing his gig in an upcoming Netflix film, Desperados.

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