Dick Wolf is bringing law and order to his writers’ room.
The decision comes after Gore apparently posted incendiary Facebook messages while Los Angeles was under curfew following national protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
In the posts, Gore appears to be brandishing a weapon and threatens to “light motherfuckers up” who “fuck” with his property.
The Twitter user who shared the posts tagged Meloni, telling the actor, “your new showrunner is a proud boy” — a reference to the racist right-wing hate group.
“I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief. I am terminating Craig Gore immediately,” Wolf said in a statement provided to Variety and also tweeted.
Dick Wolf’s statement regarding Craig Gore:— Wolf Entertainment (@WolfEnt) June 2, 2020
“I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief. I am terminating Craig Gore immediately.”
The outlet reports Gore listed himself as “co-executive producer on ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’” on his Facebook page.
Meloni, however, said in a tweet he has “no idea” who Gore is.
Truth:— Chris Meloni (@Chris_Meloni) June 2, 2020
Matt Olmstead is my Showrunner
I have gotten no word on ANY hirings
I have no idea who this person is or what they do https://t.co/Mtik40kij7
Gore previously worked on “S.W.A.T.” and “Chicago P.D.,” according to Variety. His representative did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
“Law & Order” was already in the news after President Donald Trump tweeted the phrase in all caps during nationwide protests over the weekend and later called himself “your president of law and order.”
Trump’s Twitter post caused real-life “Law & Order: SVU” star Ice-T to have a very Ice-T response.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.