Actor Rockmond Dunbar of '9-1-1' Exits Show over Vaccine Mandate

Actor Rockmond Dunbar of '9-1-1' Exits Show over Vaccine Mandate


Actor Rockmond Dunbar, a star of the Fox show 9-1-1, has officially departed the show due to disagreements over 20th Television’s coronavirus vaccine policies.

“We’re gonna miss you, Michael!” the show tweeted of his character, who was written off the show on Monday:

We’re gonna miss you, Michael! #911onFOX pic.twitter.com/InmS17SpVL

— 9-1-1 on FOX (@911onFOX) November 16, 2021

According to Variety, 20th Television now requires actors to be vaccinated for the Chinese coronavirus. While Dunbar sought a religious and medical exemption, he was ultimately denied.

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“I applied for religious and medical accommodations pursuant to the law and unfortunately was denied by my employer,” he said in a statement, adding that his “sincerely held beliefs and private medical history are very intimate and personal

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