T.J. Miller Denies Bullying 'Silicon Valley' Co-Star

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T.J. Miller Denies Bullying 'Silicon Valley' Co-Star

Comedian previously Alice Wetterlund called Miller a ‘bully and a petulant brat.’

T.J. Miller has hit back at claims he bullied a female co-star on the set of “Silicon Valley”.

Comedian Alice Wetterlund called Miller a “bully and a petulant brat” in a series of tweets last month, adding that her male co-stars enabled his behaviour.

The 37-year-old has now addressed Wetterlund’s comments, telling SiriusXM show Jim Norton & Sam Roberts that he has a different recollection of events.

“She may have had that experience, but it’s people trying to enter the headlines and get into the media cycle,” he said. “It was not my experience that anyone was bullying her or being mean to her.”

He continued to say that he actually found Wetterlund, who played coder Carla Walton for six episodes, hard to work with.

“Truthfully, I felt like it was difficult to work with her because she kept interrupting (actor) Zach Woods… during takes and even when she was off camera,” he said. “Obviously, there was some sort of disconnect because she’s saying these negative things about me and then attacking the mostly all-male cast of Silicon Valley.”

Miller starred as fan favourite Erlich Bachman in the hit tech-based series until he was unexpectedly written out in 2017, something that was described as a mutual decision in a statement announcing his sudden departure.

Co-showrunner Mike Judge has since clarified that it simply “wasn’t working” with Miller, after reports surfaced of his alleged bad behaviour on set.

Since his exit, The “Deadpool” actor has faced numerous legal troubles after calling in a fake bomb threat on a train, allegedly attacking an Uber driver and battling sexual assault claims levelled against him.

Continuing his chat on SiriusXM, T.J. blasted the media for reporting “gossip”.

“It’s just a confusing time right now because there’s so much anger and they don’t know where to fire,” he said. “I’ve been talking about the Internet in general turning the world into high school, where gossip is immediately true.

“There’s no court of law… any time you get into the he-said-she-said stuff, you get into a difficult grey area because there’s no proof either way but people love to bully and mob mentality is very easy to get into,” he added.