American Gods' Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired, Blames New Showrunner: 'There Will Be No More Mr. Nancy'

American Gods' Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired, Blames New Showrunner: 'There Will Be No More Mr. Nancy'
Orlando Jones, an original cast member on American Gods, claims that he has been fired from the Starz adaptation and will not appear in the upcoming Season 3.

Jones shared the news in an expletive-laced video posted to Twitter, in which he alleges that new showrunner Charles “Chic” Eglee thought the character of Mr. Nancy sends “the wrong message” to “black America.” (Starz and production company Fremantle did not immediately respond when TVLine reached out for comment. Update: The series has since put out a statement, which you can read here. )

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