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Blue Power Ranger

REFUSES REUNION SHOW

I Won't Forgive 'Abusive' Producers

5/15/2013 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Go Go ... SCREW YOURSELVES -- that's the message the Blue Power Ranger sent to producers who asked him to participate in a reunion episode, claiming he's still pissed about the homophobic "abuse" he endured back in the day.

David Yost -- an openly gay actor who was on the show from 1993 to 1996 -- says he was contacted to appear on an episode of "Power Rangers Megaforce" ... along with other members of the original cast.

But Yost kicked the offer to the curb like it was a member of the Putty Patrol -- explaining on Twitter that he's "Done with abusive relationships."

As TMZ previously reported, Yost had major beef with "Rangers" brass back in the day, claiming he quit the show after years of negative abuse. Specifically he says producers called him the F-word.

The company behind "Rangers" never officially responded to Yost's allegations -- but one producer told us Yost had always been a "pain in the ass" on the set.

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IwuvTMZ    

He should've been the purple one.

474 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

o look a story about a gay person acting like a diva on tmz.

474 days ago
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CMitchell    

Yet, when I saw him at WONDERCON in Anaheim, CA in March, he was signing pictures of himself as the Blue Ranger. Even his NOH8 pic has a Blue Power Ranger action figure in it.

474 days ago
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kitnplayn    

The producer that said "Yost had always been a pain in the ass on the set, has made it crystal clear that they cannot even demonstrate the maturity and professionalism necessary to result in a positive image for the brand, and by choosing to use inappropriate language in a public statement, the argument by David Yost is proven``.

474 days ago
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Rob    

didn't he have the longest tenure of the shows original cast members? why put a negative cloud over what people remember you for?

474 days ago
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susan may    

It wasnt only the producers. The black and white rangers would call him names

474 days ago
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cobrazombie    

Fabulous?

474 days ago
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Pat    

I think that they will manage to put the show on without him; all they have to do is get another guy to put the mask on. LMAO

474 days ago
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Dublin2016    

He's gay! Omg.....

474 days ago
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Stephen    

So, I had gaydar at age 8? God, I'm such a homo.

473 days ago
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Bababooey    

Power Bottom Ranger

473 days ago
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Rozz    

omg! I looooooooove billy on the show! he waa such a brainiac.

473 days ago
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sosogay    

the stupid producers should have read "THE GAY HANDBOOK" on kickstater - now they can go go to hell!
http://kck.st/YvdqB6

473 days ago
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thugzilla    

Homo premadona. That's what he is. He ain't pissed caUse of how he was treated. He is pissed because his homo ass didn't get special treatment.

473 days ago
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billybob    

Maybe they can give him a role as the Pink Rump Ranger

473 days ago
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