Jeff Garlin left The Goldbergs after allegations came out that he was inappropriate. It turns out that ABC was using some trickery to pull off certain scenes.
Showrunners of ABC’s “The Goldbergs” allegedly used a body double to shoot the final scenes of actor Jeff Garlin, who reportedly left the show following a string of misconduct allegations.
According to Deadline, several people within the ABC resorted to employing the body double for the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star for “what was supposed to be his last day” on set.
The Twitter post also claimed the showrunners planned to use special effects to superimpose the 59-year-old actor’s face over his stand-in. It remains to be seen whether the person makes future appearances on the show.
“The Goldbergs” is currently running its ninth season, which will culminate with the 18th episode. Garlin played Murray Christian Goldberg, the family patriarch and husband to Wendi McLendon-Covey’s Beverly Goldberg.
This isn’t the first time the show’s creators have used a plan b. Garlin had not attended the shooting in the past two months due to an alleged on set. He reportedly said he had grown “bored” with the show.
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