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A 2d supermegacelebrity from the BBC’s Mrs Brown’s Boys is suing for unfair ­dismissal, bullying and discrimination after being sacked from the sitcom.

Damien McKiernan, 54, who performed Rory Brown from December 2017, is taking felony movement in opposition to the display’s author and lead actor Brendan O’Carroll, 65.

He is the second one actor from the display in only a week to announce a lawsuit in opposition to Mr O’carroll, who performs the display’s supermegacelebrity Agnes Brown, The Sun reports.

A supply from the display advised The Daily Star: ‘Damien has determined to take felony movement. He doesn’t experience like he has been pretty handled and desires justice.’

Damien McKiernan who performed Rory Brown from December 2017, is taking felony movement in opposition to the display’s author and actor Brendan O’Carroll, 65, (who’s pictured as Mrs Brown)

Mr McKiernan made an professional grievance to the BBC after being sacked from the display in October, however determined to pursue felony movement after topics had been left unresolved, the e-book reports.

Gary Hollywood, 41, who performed Dino Doyle withinside the BAFTA prevailing display and end the display withinside the Autumn, has additionally released felony movement, claiming he changed into ‘unfairly handled’.

He is suing Mr O’Carroll for optimistic dismissal and place of job discrimination.  

 Mr Hollywood advised the Daily Star that he had been ‘disregarded’ after seeking to clear up the difficulty and ‘wasn’t being paid similarly’.

The actor claims he changed into paid much less than his co-stars for spin-off display All Round To Mrs Brown’s and says he changed into dumped from a festive unique after elevating the difficulty.

Damien McKiernan (pictured centre) made an professional grievance to the BBC after being sacked from the display in October, however determined to pursue felony movement after topics had been now no longer resolved

Damien McKiernan (pictured centre) made an professional grievance to the BBC after being sacked from the display in October, however determined to pursue felony movement after topics had been now no longer resolved

Damien McKiernan, 54, as Rory Brown (right) and Gary Hollywood, 41, as Dino Doyle in BBC’s Mrs Brown’s Boys

Damien McKiernan, 54, as Rory Brown (right) and Gary Hollywood, 41, as Dino Doyle in BBC’s Mrs Brown’s Boys

The display’s boss Mr O’Carroll claims he and Mr Hollywood had been on proper phrases whilst he determined to depart the display, The Sun reports.

Mr Hollywood is likewise taking felony movement in opposition to the BBC.

Last month Mr O’Carroll showed that he’s signed a brand new deal to make certain the famous BBC sitcom will keep to make its Christmas specials till at the least 2026.

He delivered that the brand new agreement ensures that each festive version he creates could be given a coveted slot of 10pm each Christmas Day.   

The information comes because the display, normally a Christmas Day classic, acquired it’s worst viewing figures for nearly a decade.

Cast: The supply went on to assert the relaxation of the forged are ‘too scared to arise to Brendan’

Cast: The supply went on to assert the relaxation of the forged are ‘too scared to arise to Brendan’

The display, which aired on Christmas Day at 10pm, changed into watched via way of means of 3.8million viewers, a widespread drop from the 11million who watched in 2013 and the 4.6million who tuned in closing 12 months.

Although the display has lengthy been a TV favourite, it changed into crushed this 12 months via way of means of the likes of Call The Midwife (5.4million) and the Strictly Christmas unique (4.9million).    

A supply advised MailOnline in advance this month: ‘Brendan is mendacity thru his dentures to shop face and shop the display.

‘To say Gary left the display to transport to Lanzarote changed into so silly and genuinely insulting to Gary’s and the Mrs Brown’s lovers.

‘They all understand Gary has been dwelling in Lanzarote in view that 2014 and often takes to social media to percentage snaps. He even hosts a weekly radio display on their principal radio station, Monster Radio.

‘He’s LYING thru his dentures!’ A supply near former-Mrs Brown’s Boys actor Gary Hollywood accused the display’s supermegacelebrity Brendan of ‘mendacity’ approximately Gary’s surprise go out from the series

‘He’s LYING thru his dentures!’ A supply near former-Mrs Brown’s Boys actor Gary Hollywood accused the display’s supermegacelebrity Brendan of ‘mendacity’ approximately Gary’s surprise go out from the series

A supply advised MailOnline: ‘To say Gary left the display to transport to Lanzarote changed into so silly and genuinely insulting to Gary’s and the Mrs Brown’s lovers’

A supply advised MailOnline: ‘To say Gary left the display to transport to Lanzarote changed into so silly and genuinely insulting to Gary’s and the Mrs Brown’s lovers’

‘Brendan is aware of this however stated it withinside the desire no one will genuinely notice, as he’s seeking to be complimentary approximately Gary, via way of means of announcing it changed into amicable. It changed into a long way from amicable.’

The supply went on to assert the relaxation of the forged are ‘too scared to arise to Brendan’ and that the display is in turmoil behind-the-scenes.

‘The destiny of the display is at stake here. While it does divide opinion, it’s extraordinarily famous with a number of people.

‘One of the motives for it’s far due to the fact they seem like a own circle of relatives now no longer simply on digital digicam however off too. They’re all supposed to be paid similarly and they’re all supposed to be one large glad own circle of relatives.

Mr Hollywood (pictured this Christmas) advised the Daily Star that he had been ‘disregarded’ after seeking to clear up the difficulty and ‘wasn’t being paid similarly’

Mr Hollywood (pictured this Christmas) advised the Daily Star that he had been ‘disregarded’ after seeking to clear up the difficulty and ‘wasn’t being paid similarly’

Mr Hollywood (pictured this Christmas) advised the Daily Star that he had been ‘disregarded’ after seeking to clear up the difficulty and ‘wasn’t being paid similarly’

Behind the scenes it’s a long way from it. This has been brewing for a completely long term and all people noticed it coming.

‘Of direction brushing it beneathneath the carpet and seeking to rewrite records isn’t going to assist topics – however all people’s too scared to arise to Brendan for worry they’ll get the chop, similar to Gary did.

‘Gary changed into an awful lot cherished via way of means of the forged, group and the lovers alike. His person Dino changed into one of the display’s maximum famous and the lovers are very disillusioned to peer him go.’  

The BBC and Brendan O’Carroll’s representatives declined to comment.

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