Warner Bros. chiefs have defended Dougray Scott after his former “Batwoman” co-star Ruby Rose accused him of abusing women on the show — and the studio is insisting she was fired following a number of complaints about her personal habits.
“Dougray hurt a female stunt double, he yelled like a little b—h at women and was a nightmare,” the 35-year-old Australian actress posted in an Instagram Story. “He left when he wanted and arrived when he wanted. He abused women and in turn as a lead of a show I sent an email asking for a no-yelling policy. They declined.”
However, in a press release to The Post Monday, Warner Bros. stated: “We condemn the feedback made by Rose about Scott.
“Warner Bros. has found Mr. Scott to be a consummate professional, and never received any allegation against him of bullying, or of abusive behavior on his part. Mr. Scott was greatly respected and admired by his colleagues, and was a leader on the set.”
In an astonishing remark, the assertion learn: “Warner Bros. Television did not pick up Ruby Rose’s option for an additional season because of multiple complaints about workplace behavior that were extensively reviewed by the Studio.”
The firm beforehand condemned Rose’s claims as “revisionist history.”
Multiple sources advised The Post that Scott, 55, and his household had been having a tough time amid Rose’s feedback.
Scott has already defended himself, releasing a press release to the Wrap that learn: “As Warner Bros. Television has acknowledged, they determined to not train the choice to interact Ruby for Season 2 of ‘Batwoman’ based mostly on a number of complaints about her office habits.
“I absolutely and completely refute the defamatory and damaging claims made against me by her; they are entirely made up and never happened,” he continued.
The Aussie actress additionally slammed “Batwoman” showrunner Caroline Dries, in addition to Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter of the present’s manufacturing firm, Berlanti Productions, promising to “come for you so what happened to me never happens to another person again.”
Rose, who rose to fame on the Netflix hit “Orange Is the New Black,” started the sequence of posts by tagging Dries, Berlanti and Schechter, writing, “Enough is enough.”
Rose, who left her function as Batwoman, aka Kate Kane, after just one season, claimed that former Warner Bros. Television chairman Peter Roth “forced” her again to work following surgical procedure from a neck harm and employed a personal investigator to dig up grime on her.