Model and Democratic activist Chrissy Teigen has dropped out of a role in the forthcoming second season of Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” series, which exclusively streams on Netflix.
Her drop from the show comes weeks after it was revealed the Sports Illustrated model harassed, bullied, and encouraged troubled then-teenager Courtney Stodden to kill herself.
“Chrissy Teigen has dropped out of a role for Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ weeks after she was called out by Courtney Stodden for past cyberbullying,” Fox News reported this weekend.
Fox noted that a spokesperson for the show confirmed that “Teigen has stepped away from a guest voiceover role,” adding that the role will be recast.
Teigen’s last tweets since the scandal hit were issued in May, when the model publicly acknowledged her disturbing behavior and apologizing to Stodden. The apology, though, was not well-received by Stodden, who claimed it felt Teigen was just trying to protect her brand. Stodden also disputed Teigen’s claim that she tried