Sarah Michelle Gellar claims she fired a crew member on new show Wolf Pack who “offered back massages”.

Sarah Michelle Gellar claims she fired a crew member on new show Wolf Pack who “offered back massages”.

Sarah Michelle Gellar has claimed she fired a crew member working on her new show Wolf Pack after they offered a cast member “back rubs”.

The iconic actress, 45, who previously spoke out on Josh Whedon’s “toxic” Buffy The Vampire Slayer set, has vowed in a candid interview with The Hollywood to “give young actors on the show the safety net that I want.” never had”. Reporter.

Gellar, who is the lead actress and executive producer of the new Paramount+ show, has given cast members her phone number and promised to “handle concerns discreetly — before claiming a crew member made a star uncomfortable when they offered back massages.

She said the crew member – who has not been identified – was fired as soon as she found out, saying: “I hope I put in place an infrastructure, a safety net for these actors, which I didn’t have. My generation just didn’t have that.”

Claim: Sarah Michelle Gellar has claimed she fired a crew member working on her new show Wolf Pack after they offered a cast member “back massages” (pictured in the Wolf Pack trailer).

The Scream 2 actress said she’s learned over her years in the industry to never back down and opened up about an incident on a recent set where she was overlooked in favor of a man.

She said: “There was an issue at work the other day where they kept forgetting to send things for my approval but thought of sending them to a male actor who is not a producer. “Oh, just old processes,” they said, “sorry.” OK, let’s start a new process then.

She added that “my old self would have backed down,” but she now felt that she “deserved the right to be where I am.”

In Wolf Pack, Gellar plays a member of a “joint task force” investigating a mysterious wildfire.

Supernatural events occur after wildfire erupts and is watched by a group of teenagers on a school bus.

Cover star: The iconic actress, 45, who previously opened up about the

Cover star: The iconic actress, 45, who previously opened up about the “toxic” Buffy The Vampire Slayer set directed by Josh Whedon, has vowed in a candid interview to “give young actors on the show the safety net I never could.” would have”. with The Hollywood Reporter

“Everyone knows that Buffy The Vampire Slayer was a huge influence on Teen Wolf,” Jeff Davis – the creator of the MTV series and Wolf Pack – said at a Comic-Con panel last year.

“So I always thought it would be great if we could bring Sarah Michelle Gellar back to a horror show,” he continued.

Gellar – who plays fire investigator Kristin Ramsey and is also an executive producer on the series – said in the trailer: “We are part of a joint task force investigating the wildfires. We’re looking for the kids who were on the school bus.”

The synopsis of the series reads: “When a raging wildfire descends on California, a mysterious creature hiding in the woods is awakened and a group of teenagers find their lives changed forever.”

The original series – a TV adaptation of Edo Van Belkom’s book series – will also star Rodrigo Santoro, Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson and Tyler Lawrence Gray.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Whedon has been hit by allegations of abusive and toxic behavior on the set of the hit series, which ran from 1997 to 2003 – he has denied the allegations but admitted he wasn’t “manner” at times.

Fired: She said the crew member - who has not been identified - was fired as soon as she found out, saying: 'I hope I put in place an infrastructure, a safety net for these actors, which I didn't have.  My generation just didn't have that

Fired: She said the crew member – who has not been identified – was fired as soon as she found out, saying: ‘I hope I put in place an infrastructure, a safety net for these actors, which I didn’t have. My generation just didn’t have that

Gellar’s co-star Seth Green, 48, who played Oz on the show, hit back when he claimed she was a “b***h” on set and said the cast and crew had 13 to 15 hours on Working “crazy” all day and Gellar was stuck for everyone on the set.

He said: “Sarah was always the first to say, ‘We agreed this is a 13-hour day and it’s 15 – we’ve got to pack up’ or ‘Hey, that shot doesn’t seem safe’ . when no one else would stand up for the cast and crew. I’ve seen her called ab***h, a diva, all those things she’s not – just because she took on the mantle of saying and doing the right thing.

Gellar added that she was “tempered in her expectations of others” because she was “burned out.” ‘

The Do Revenge star, who broke her silence on Whedon in December 2022, said she will “never tell her whole story” about her time on the show because it “everyone loses.”

Her ’90s teen idol husband, Freddie Prinze Jr, 46, said his wife dealt with “many cops on the show” without “credit or real salary” – but praised their professionalism.

Buffy: Gellar's co-star Seth Green, 48, who played Oz on the show, hit back when he claimed she was a

Buffy: Gellar’s co-star Seth Green, 48, who played Oz on the show, hit back when he claimed she was a “b***h” on set and said the cast and crew were 13-15 Working “crazy” hours a day, Gellar stood up for everyone on the set

Emma Caulfield, 49, who played Anya Jenkins on the show, said there was “a tremendous amount of resentment and animosity [toward her] from a specific person’ and that the star lacked the support to be a leader on the show,

Gellar also revealed that her daughter Charlotte, 13, is determined to follow in her parents’ footsteps and become an actress – but has banned the teenager from appearing on screen until she finishes high school.

This comes after Gellar broke her silence on the set of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, calling it “extremely toxic.”

The actress landed the title role on the hit 1990s sci-fi series early in her career, claiming that back then women were “pitted against each other” and female friendships were discouraged because they were too “powerful”.

It comes more than a year after her co-star Charisma Carpenter accused show creator Joss Whedon of “hostile and toxic behavior” on set.

Sarah said: “I’ve been on a set for so long that I believe has a reputation for being an extremely toxic male set.

“And that was ingrained in my mind that all the sets were like that and that women were being pitted against each other — that when women became friends, we became too powerful, so you had to keep that low.”

The Cruel Intentions star went on to explain that she’s had chances to work with other women throughout her career and has had an “easier” time, but claimed the world is still in a place where she’s hiring women of men in jobs need to develop their own voice.

Cast: Sarah previously spoke out for her former co-star Charisma Carpenter, who made allegations against series creator Joss Whedon (LR: Nicholas Brendon, Anthony Head, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Charisma Carpenter and Alyson Hannigan in 1997).

Cast: Sarah previously spoke out for her former co-star Charisma Carpenter, who made allegations against series creator Joss Whedon (LR: Nicholas Brendon, Anthony Head, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Charisma Carpenter and Alyson Hannigan in 1997).

She told The Wrap: “Now that I’ve had the opportunity to work with so many more women and men who are also supportive of women, I’ve realized how simple an experience can be, but … sadly, we’re still in that place.” , where all these departments often have to be filled by women so that we have a voice.’

Web then contacted Joss Whedon’s representatives for comment.

Sarah previously spoke out for her former co-star Charisma, who leveled allegations against the show’s creator.

Sarah – who played Buffy from 1997 to 2003 – posted on Instagram: “While I’m proud to have my name associated with Buffy Summers, I don’t want to be associated with the name Joss Whedon forever.

“I am currently more focused on raising my family and surviving a pandemic, so I will not comment further at this time.

“But I stand by all abuse survivors and am proud of them for speaking out.”

In her original social media post, Charisma accused Whedon of “abusing his power” as the show’s creator and executive producer.

She wrote: “Joss Whedon has abused his power on numerous occasions while working together on the sets of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel.

“While he found his misconduct amusing, it only served to increase my fear of performing, disempower me and alienate me from my peers. The disturbing incidents triggered a chronic physical condition that I still suffer from. It is with a pounding, heavy heart that I say that I have coped in isolation and at times destructively. (sic)”

In her original social media post, Charisma accused Whedon of “abusing his power” as the show’s creator and executive producer.

She wrote: “Joss Whedon has abused his power on numerous occasions while working together on the sets of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel.

“While he found his misconduct amusing, it only served to increase my fear of performing, disempower me and alienate me from my peers. The disturbing incidents triggered a chronic physical condition that I still suffer from. It is with a pounding, heavy heart that I say that I have coped in isolation and at times destructively. (sic)”

Speaking of which, earlier this year Joss responded to the allegations of misconduct after Charisma accused him of

Speaking of which, earlier this year Joss responded to the allegations of misconduct after Charisma accused him of “abusing his power” (Joss pictured with Sarah on the Buffy set).