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Did Netflix oust LGBTQ exec Fran Tirado over NY Times interview?

Netflix has let go of Fran Tirado — the streaming large’s “model and editorial technique lead for LGBTQ content material” — after 10 months, elevating eyebrows on the timing of the transfer.

Tirado introduced he was leaving every week after The New York Times profiled him in “The Pandemic Work Diary of Netflix’s Queer Champion.” The piece outlined his workweek, from conferences a couple of Ryan Murphy mission to every day meals and music likes.

He additionally revealed ideas on rivals — “I’m slightly confused by ‘Mrs. America’ on FX,” and “I change to HBO’s ‘Run’ as a result of the primary episode is free on YouTube” — and a few goings-on at Netflix — “Our chief govt is doing an early morning Q&A, however I skip it to write down.”

However some are questioning whether or not Netflix knew in regards to the Grey Girl interview beforehand — and if Tirado was axed due to it.

“This marks my final week at Netflix,” he posted. “Whereas I’m SO grateful for my time there and what I’ve completed, I’m (like lots of my media colleagues) additionally in search of what’s subsequent.”

A rep for Netflix solely confirmed Tirado is not there.

Tirado advised us, “I’m unable to remark exterior of what I’ve shared on social.”

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