Solar Opposites Showrunner Accused of Homophobic Writers Room Behavior

Solar Opposites Showrunner Accused of Homophobic Writers Room Behavior

Several producers behind Hulu's Solar Opposites are being accused of rude and unprofessional behavior in the show's writers' room, including alleged homophobic jokes made by showrunner Josh Bycel. The accusations come from Twitter user Heidi Butler, a former assistant for both Solar Opposites and Rick and Morty, who detailed her experience working on both shows. "Mike McMahan, [Solar Opposites]'s creator, led the morning roast of #preWGA tweets," Butler wrote. "[McMahan] would screenshare and bring up the tweets he wanted to make fun of. Josh Bycel, the showrunner, made the homophobic comments that I reported to Sydney Ryan, the producer, who helped retaliate against me." In a subsequent tweet, Butler continued, "I got blacklisted from the room I'm referencing because I reported homophobic comments that made me uncomfortable. This incident not …
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