On February 10, 2021, actress Charisma Carpenter known from Buffy and Angel released a statement regarding her former employer Joss Whedon. In the statement published on Twitter she stated Whedon was creating a toxic work environment. She stated and recalled her experiences with Joss Whedon as an employer. Carpenter continued to share the emotional distress it caused her during her pregnancy.
Buffy actress Amber Benson shared her support for Charisma Carpenter as well.