Hartley Sawyer, "The Flash" (Photo: CW)

‘The Flash’ kicks Hartley Sawyer to the curb

“The Flash” has fired Hartley Sawyer, the actor who played Ralph Dibny, also known as the Elongated Man, after a horrid collection of racist, sexist and violent tweets were uncovered, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The first question: Why did it take so long? Why was he hired in the first place? Why didn’t anyone in HR just do a cursory check of his Twitter feed when the network was considering him for the role? How could this really be such a surprise?

Sawyer wasn’t hiding the nonsense.

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