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Zoe Saldana is applauding Walt Disney Co. executives for reversing their previous banishment of writer/director James Gunn from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise.

Saldana, who plays green alien Gamora in the series, previously joined her cast mates in support of Gunn, who was temporarily removed from the project when old and offensive online posts surfaced. The resulting uproar saw Disney elect to sever its business relationship with him.

But Disney, allegedly at the prodding of Marvel executives, later re-thought Gunns quick banishment and reversed it.

“I was very proud of Disney and all of the executives there,” Saldana said of the decision to reinstate Gunn in an interview with the New York Daily News. “Theyre sending a very strong message that, yes, accountability is important. It is a must. Were not going to surrender that moving forward. But when the opportunity presents itself where its just the first step, redemption must be the second step.”

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