The WGA has slammed Bill Maher after the comedian revealed he would bring back the HBO show TRUE time During the writers’ strike.
The union described Maher’s decision as “disappointing” and said it would stop the show, which was filmed in Television City in Los Angeles.
“Bill Maher’s decision to return to broadcasting during his union’s strike is disappointing. If he goes ahead with his plan, he should more than respect the ‘spirit of the strike.’ Bill Maher is obligated as a member of the WGA to follow the rules of the strike and not perform any clerical services. It is difficult to We imagine how Real Time with Bill Maher can go ahead without a violation of WGA strike rules. She said in a statement that the WGA will picket this show.
Maher revealed earlier today that he will return to work “without a writer or writing.”
Since Maher himself says he is one of the writers, this makes it difficult.
“at present Unfortunately, it returns without a writer or writing. It’s been five months, and it’s time to get people back to work. The writers have important issues that I sympathize with, and I hope they are addressed to their satisfaction, but they are not the only ones with issues, problems, and concerns. “Despite some help from me, many employees are suffering greatly,” he wrote earlier.
As expected, Maher received a lot of criticism from writers on social media, who used the word “scabby” to describe his actions. However, he did receive some words of encouragement from Elon Musk, owner of Twitter/X, who said: “Maybe it’s worth publishing some material on this platform. The reach is huge.”
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