If an employer, this is beyond politics. I’m turning in scripts next month on an HBO non-fiction miniseries based on events in Texas, but I can’t and won’t ask female cast/crew to forgo civil liberties to film there. What else looks like Dallas/Ft. Worth? https://t.co/q6Py6XikYh— David Simon (@AoDespair) September 20, 2021
-David Simon was the creator, show-runner, and executive producer of The Wire. He recently confirmed on twitter (after quote-tweeting an article about unrest among Apple employees in Texas over the abortion ban) that he is working on a new HBO non-fiction show set in Texas but that he cannot, ethically, film in Texas.
-People tweeted Simon in response in an effort to argue with him, defend Texas, or try to #NotAllTexans his response (and also anti-vaxxers somehow got involved) and he was not having any of it:
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