‘Straight Outta Compton’ Actor Jason Mitchell Reportedly Fired From ‘The Chi’ After On-Set Sexual Harassment Accusations

The Playlist | 5/21/2019 | Charles Barfield
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After a star-making turn as Eazy-E in the 2015 box office hit, “Straight Outta Compton,” actor Jason Mitchell appeared to be on the fast-track for superstardom. He followed that film with a starring role on the critically-acclaimed Showtime series “The Chi,” and appeared in projects like “Mudbound,” “Kong: Skull Island,” and recently, “The Mustang.” But it appears that rough waters are ahead for Mitchell, as he’s reportedly been fired from his series work and an upcoming film due to some unsettling accusations.

THR is reporting that Mitchell has been fired from “The Chi,” as well as the upcoming Netflix film “Desperados,” after allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment were reported from a co-star. The report alleges that Mitchell had “issues” with multiple women on the set of his Showtime series, including his on-screen...
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