“Despite hiring and supporting defendant Bryan Behar, a writer and co-executive producer on Fuller House, Behar was resentful of Franklin’s success,” reads the lawsuit.
“Motivated by a secret hatred of Franklin and hoping to take his place someday as showrunner, Behar concocted a plan to compile unflattering and distasteful information about Franklin that was either fabricated or twisted versions of events,” the suit continued, “and presented it first to the media and then to Warner Brothers in an effort to get Franklin thrown off Fuller House.”
Warner Horizon Television, which produces “Fuller House,” and Netflix both declined to comment.
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Franklin, who also created predecessor series “Full House,” was fired