Ryan Murphy refutes claims of crew blackballing amid writers’ strike on ‘American Horror Story’

Ryan Murphy refutes claims of crew blackballing amid writers strike

The writers’ strike led by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) in New York and Los Angeles gained momentum as picketers centered their efforts on Wednesday on the set of the Ryan Murphy-produced present, American Horror Story: Delicate.

At present filming on 52nd road in Manhattan, the manufacturing drew consideration from WGA East members who took to Twitter to doc the strike. One Twitter consumer even posted a video of Kim Kardashian, one of many present’s stars, coming into the set.

T Cooper, an govt producer of The Blacklist and a WGA strike captain, expressed disappointment in Kim Kardashian’s determination to cross the picket line in a tweet: “It doesn’t seem that @KimKardashian is a buddy of the labor motion. She simply now crossed our picket line to work on Ryan Murphy’s @AHSFX Hamptons, capturing right here on 52nd in NYC.”

Warren Leight, a former govt producer of Regulation & Order: SVU and one other WGA strike captain, additionally claimed that crew members engaged on American Horror Story had knowledgeable him that they’d face repercussions in Murphy’s future tasks in the event that they revered the picket and avoided crossing the road.

It was beforehand reported in Might that manufacturing on “AHS” had skilled delays or non permanent halts at Silvercup Studios because of the WGA pickets.

A spokesperson for Ryan Murphy vehemently denied Leight’s allegations, stating that they have been “absolute nonsense” and “categorically false.” Leight later eliminated his unique tweet however continued to retweet others’ reactions, together with T Cooper’s account from outdoors the “AHS” set.

At present, three Ryan Murphy-produced exhibits are nonetheless in manufacturing amidst the continued writers’ strike.