‘GMA’: Michael Strahan Gets Dragged by DC and Marvel Fans for ‘Birds of Prey’ Mistake

by Jeremy Spirogis
Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan is a multi-faceted man with totally different jobs all on the similar time. He seems each morning on Good Morning America, over the summer season as host of The $100,000 Pyramid, host of Strahan, Sara and Keke, and can be a sports activities commentator. Coming proper off the Super Bowl, Strahan could be further exhausted this week after all of the weekend actions. This morning on GMA he made a mistake that made him go viral on social media.

Michael Strahan
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Strahan had the duty of interviewing the lead forged of Birds of Prey. Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead have been all current for the sit-down to speak concerning the DC Comics-inspired movie.

It all began out nice with Strahan praising that it’s the primary all-female superhero film with girls in entrance and behind the digicam. The gaffe that the GMA anchor made subsequent is unforgivable to comedian followers.

“Obviously, there are so many characters in the Marvel Universe… so, if we get a sequel…,” Strahan began saying whereas Robbie checked out him confused.

“It’s DC, Michael,” one of many stars mentioned off-camera.

Comic followers name out Michael Strahan

After the fake pas, comedian e-book followers took to Twitter to tug Strahan for complicated the origin of Birds of Prey.

“If looks could kill,” a fan said nothing Robbie’s stare at Strahan.

“Brainwashed media fans thinking Marvel is the only company making superhero films,” another fan added.

“This Marvel sh** is really getting disrespectful,” one other DC fan pointed out. “DC is doing things with female characters that the MCU could never do and a lot of that has to do with Margot fighting for it.”

“Man, do your research Michael,” a viewer said.

The conspiracy theories didn’t get previous followers. ABC, the community that airs and produces GMA, is owned by Disney who additionally owns Marvel. A fan related the dots and believes every thing was calculated to remind folks of Marvel’s existence whereas selling a DC Comics movie.

“This is on ABC, which owns Disney. This was not a slip-up by any means,” the fan theorized.

Michael Strahan makes extra waves

Strahan acquired lots of consideration for his blunder throughout the Birds of Prey interview, however final week his identify was being talked about for a wholly totally different situation.

Last week the tv host gave an interview to The New York Times the place he talked about his time co-hosting with Kelly Ripa, Live! With Kelly and Michael.

“Then on television, I’ve had jobs where I got there and felt like: Wow, I didn’t know I was supposed to be a sidekick. I thought I was coming here to be a partner,” he mentioned of his time within the daytime speak present.

There have been rumors of stress between the hosts and all of it got here to a halt when in 2016 he introduced he was leaving to hitch GMA. Ripa felt betrayed as she was at the hours of darkness of this choice and protested by calling out of the present and taking days off.

“I didn’t wake up and say, ‘I want a job at ‘GMA’ I was asked to do it by the people who run the network. It was really not a choice. It was a request. But it was treated as if I was the guy who walked in and said, ‘I’m leaving,’” Strahan informed NYT. “That part was totally misconstrued, mishandled in every way. People who should have handled it better have all apologized, but a lot of the damage had already been done. For me, it was like: Move on. Success is the best thing. Just keep on moving.”

Strahan went on to say that he tried to make it work with Ripa earlier than he left the present by making an attempt to schedule conferences each couple of weeks. He mentioned that she finally stopped wanting to satisfy and he didn’t need to pressure a friendship together with her.

“I learned through all that went down with that, you can’t convince people to like you,” he mentioned. “I haven’t spoken to her in a long time.”

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