We truly haven’t covered anything to do with Gina Carano in six years. Back then, people cared about her because she had transitioned from a serious career in MMA to a serious career in acting. She was also in the gossip blogs because of her on-and-off thing with Henry Cavill for a time. Cavill ended up dumping her so he could date some college student, remember that? Good times. Well, anyway, Carano is still around. She’s in The Mandalorian and… not a lot of other stuff these days. But everyone watches The Mandalorian, so people have a renewed interest in her, which has led to some catastrophes.
She made news a few months ago when she was making fun of the whole idea of telling people which pronouns you use – many people will put “she/her” or “he/him” in their social media bios, and Carano thinks that’s super-funny, that we would want to welcome transgender people into society by using their preferred pronouns right off the bat. I didn’t cover that at the time but it was definitely a conversation happening, that Gina was transphobic and maybe Disney needed to fire …read more