Pepe Le Pew was cut from "Space Jam 2" in the wake of Malcolm D. Lee boarding the film well over a year ago.Everett Collection

EXCLUSIVE: He starred in the first Warner Bros. Space Jammovie baông xã in 1996, however, Pepe Le Pew will not be showing up at all in the upcoming theatrical sequel Space Jam: A New Legacyon July 16.

Bạn đang xem: Pewdiepie

With the Looney Tunes French skunk besieged by controversy in the wake of Thành Phố New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow slamming that the cartoon character “added khổng lồ rape culture,” has learned that a hybrid live-action animation scene between Jane the Virgin actress Greice Santo lớn and Pepe Le Pew, shot back in June 2019 for Space Jam 2 was left on the cutting room floor.

The Pepe Le Pew character will likely be a thing of the past across all media. Warner Bros. also has no current TV series featuring the skunk & there are no plans to lớn have him appear on Looney Toons, Bugs Bunny Builders, Tiny Toons Looniversary or future projects, sources confirmed khổng lồ

Related Story

'Jungle Cruise' Sets Sail With $62M Global Theatrical, Faces Choppy Overseas Waters; 'Suicide Squad' Slays $7M In Early Debut - International Box Office

Greice SantoGreice Santo

Upon learning that her scene with Pepe was cut, Sanlớn was upphối according lớn her spokesperson. The actress-singer has been a victyên ổn of sexual harassment and has spoken out against it; even recording a debutsingle “Você Você” back in February 2018 with multi- Grammy-winning producer Humberto lớn Gatica to empower women to st& up to lớn sexual predators & sexual harassment. Sanlớn even has a non-profit, Glam with Greice, which aims to lớn empower victims of domestic violence to lớn change their lives for the better. Sanlớn took joy in shooting the Space Jamsequel scene with Pepe, because the skunk finally gets his comeuppance.

Xem thêm: Crush Là Gì Trong Facebook Là Gì, Dịch Từ Crush Trong Tiếng Việt

A spokesperson for Sanlớn tells today, “This was such a big deal for Greice lớn be in this movie. Even though Pepe is a cartoon character, if anyone was going to lớn slap a sexual harasser like hyên, Greice wished it would be her. Now the scene is cut, and she doesn’t have that power lớn influence the world through younger generations who’ll be watching Space Jam 2, lớn let younger girls và younger boys know that Pepe’s behavior is unacceptable.”

Warner Bros has encountered problems before in recent years over Looney Tunes‘ politically incorrect characters. Last June, the oldLooney Tunesstreaming on HBO Max banned Elmer Fudd from using a gun, given the modification in response lớn US gun violence.

When reached, Warner Bros. did not provide bình luận on Pepe’s elimination forSpace Jam: A New Legacy.

Xem thêm: Tải Game Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Full Cho Pc, Tải Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Full Cho Pc

James is a producer on the sequel alongside Ryan Coogler, Duncan Henderson, and Maveriông chồng Carter.