The ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ drama continues as Chris Pine is a no-show for a late night appearance

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The endless drama surrounding the promotion of Don’t worry, darling continue with Chris Pine abandonment of an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Pine was booked to discuss the film on the September 20 show, but canceled due to scheduling conflicts. While the star trek alum isn’t on social media, fan account cpinedaily tweeted an updated schedule with the caption, “Chris Pine has canceled his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live which was originally scheduled for tomorrow to promote Don’t worry honey. He was replaced by Kathy Griffin.

This was followed by a second tweet explaining that Pine’s absence from the show was officially announced in a video message during the premiere of Don’t worry, darling the day before, explaining that the actor was busy working on a new movie.

By The daily beastPine was replaced by comedian Kathy Griffin, who didn’t mince words about his absence, telling Kimmel that Pine dropped out of the interview because of a particular incident.

“Let’s not be BS the public. I’m here, as usual, because a more famous person had a fight. But understand, it was Chris Pine, who Harry Styles spat on! So he doesn’t want to be here and ask this one to ask him questions.

Fans were shocked when Pine co-star Harry Styles appeared to spit on him at the Venice Film Festival earlier this month. Later, in another incident that went viral, Pine appeared to disassociate himself during Styles’ empty description of the film’s merits.

don’t worry darling tells the story of Alice (Florence Pugh) and Jack Chambers (Harry Styles), a married couple living in a California suburb in the 1950s. Jack works for the enigmatic company that grew their community, and their idyllic world is threatened when Alice seeks to uncover the secrets that her husband’s employers prefer to keep in the dark.

don’t worry darling hits theaters on September 23.