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    Sarah Michelle Gellar Released A Statement Following Charisma Carpenter's Allegations About Joss Whedon

    "I stand with all survivors of abuse."

    Sarah Michelle Gellar has just made a statement following her Buffy costar Charisma Carpenter's statement on Joss Whedon's alleged abusive behavior.

    20th Century Fox Film Corp / Courtesy Everett Collection

    Earlier today, Charisma outlined the alleged "hostile and toxic work environment" that Joss created — including calling her "fat" when she was four months pregnant and 126 pounds, and then firing her shortly after giving birth.

    Twitter: @AllCharisma

    Following Charisma’s statement, Sarah Michelle took to her Instagram to write, "While I am proud to have my name associated with Buffy Summers, I don't want to be forever associated with the name Joss Whedon."

    Michelle Trachtenberg, aka Dawn Summers, also reposted Sarah Michelle's statement with the words, "I am brave enough now as a 35 year old woman. ... To repost this. Because. This must. Be known. As a teenager. With his not appropriate behavior....very. Not. Appropriate."

    Michelle Trachtenberg / Via instagram.com

    These allegations follow Ray Fisher’s own statement that Joss’s "on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable" last July.

    Charisma Carpenter is one of the bravest people I know. I am forever grateful for her courage and for her lending her voice to the Justice League investigation. Read her truth. Share her truth. Protect her at all costs. “It is time.” A>E #IStandWithCharisma https://t.co/XcT8OnAfbV

    Twitter: @ray8fisher

    We'll keep you posted with any updates.

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