Former MMA fighter and actress Gina Carano has paid tribute to actor Carl Weathers following his recent passing. In a heartfelt post on her social media, Carano expressed her gratitude for Weathers’ unwavering support after her controversial firing from the hit Disney+ series “The Mandalorian.”
Carano, who played the fan-favorite character Cara Dune on the show, shared a touching slideshow of pictures showcasing her cherished moments with Weathers both on and off the set. The images captured their camaraderie and reflected the strong bond they developed during their time working together.
In her emotional tribute, Carano revealed that Weathers had reached out to her directly after her dismissal, offering words of encouragement and wisdom. She described the veteran actor as a mentor who not only supported her during the difficult times but also imparted valuable lessons from his years of experience in the industry.
The former MMA fighter fondly reminisced about the memories they shared, emphasizing the special connection they had formed. Carano’s words conveyed a deep respect for Weathers, who she lauded as a talented artist and an incredible human being.
As news of Weathers’ death broke, Carano took the opportunity to extend her condolences to the late actor’s grieving family and loved ones. She described Weathers as a great man who left an indelible mark in the entertainment industry.
Fans of Carano, Weathers, and “The Mandalorian” have flooded social media with messages of support and shared their own memories of the duo’s on-screen chemistry. Many have praised the authenticity of their performances and credited Weathers for helping Carano truly shine in her role.
It is evident that Weathers’ passing has not only impacted Carano but also the entire entertainment community. As the news continues to resonate with fans, tributes pour in from fellow actors and celebrities who were fortunate enough to work alongside the late star.
While Carano’s time on “The Mandalorian” may have come to an end, her admiration and gratitude for Carl Weathers remain unwavering. The bond they forged and the invaluable guidance she received from him will forever hold a special place in Carano’s heart.