It was widely reported this week that Gal Gadot (saviour of the DC Universe) refused to return as Wonder Woman should producer Brett Ratner be involved following a slew of sexual misconduct allegations. Gadot has remained publicly quiet on the topic – an insider even reported the actress being asked if the rumour was true at the Governor’s Awards to which she politely allegedly replied, “Let’s just have a good night.”
Now, on the promotional trail for her new film Justice League – in which she stars as Wonder Woman alongside Henry Cavill’s Superman and Ben Affleck’s Batman – Gadot clarified the issue on U.S. television show Today. She says Ratner’s fate and involvement in the next Wonder Woman film was already decided before initial reports of her own supposed opinion surfaced.
“The truth is, there’s so many people involved in making this movie—it’s not just me—and they all echoed the same sentiments,” she said. “You know what I mean? So everyone knew what was the right thing to do, but there was nothing for me to actually come and say because it was already done before this article came out.”
This is confirmation however that Ratner will not be involved in the next Patty-Jenkin’s directed film. The producer’s Hugh Hefner biopic has also been canceled. His lawyer has denied all allegations brought against his client.
WATCH: Gal Gadot responds to report she didn’t want to work with Brett Ratner, who has faced sexual harassment allegations, on next installment of Wonder Woman pic.twitter.com/rBuSH2CE2Z
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 15, 2017