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'Fast N' Loud' Star

I Got Fired

For Cussing at My Boss

2/17/2014 2:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0217-fast-n-loud-article-01Discovery Channel's breakout hit "Fast N' Loud" just booted two of the show's most popular characters ... and one of the jobless guys says it's because they were fast with swearing at a manager ... and loud.

Tom Smith tells TMZ ... he and co-star Jordan Butler were sacked from the Gas Monkey Garage -- the auto shop featured in the show -- after they let a fan with cystic fibrosis pose for a pic next to a Rolls-Royce owned by shop owner Richard Rawlings.

Smith claims the manager on duty flipped out and told them to "get the f*** away from the car."  Now here's the big mistake ...  we're told Smith yelled back, "Chill the f*** out" -- something boss men don't take kindly to. So Rawlings fired them both a few hours later.

0217-fast-n-loud-sub-jordan-01Rawlings tells TMZ he's had nothing but problems with the 2 guys.

Tom and Jordan already have jobs at another garage -- and they're hopeful Discovery hooks them up with a spin-off.

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61.

blue night 86    

I much rather watch counting cars!!! All I can say Nice$$$

116 days ago
62.

Mr.K    

Too Bad for RR. He's on the downward spiral most "Reality" stars face these days. The parts play by the supporting actors, are just that. They grew from the (Directors and Producers) pushing for more. I'm gonna continue to watch the show just to see the train wreck that will Inevitably happen. Too Bad !!!!

115 days ago
63.

ronnie    

it's obvious why Tom and Jordan were fired..they brought humor to the show and made the show entertaining...richard was jealous of the producers interest in Tom & Jordan..watched the newest episode...the two hairy dudes tried to be funny,but just doesnt work...didnt even finish the show..very b oring..doubt I will even watch the next.."a shame..was a big fan"..hope to see a show with T&J soon...

110 days ago
64.

Bill    

Exactly the same stupid mistake these same TV Directors made with Orange County Choppers. They fired Vinny and 2 other guys. Then the show tanked until they brought them back. These two fellows were fantastic on the show. It's about TV not the stone faced shop manager with Zero personality. Fast and Loud is headed down the tubes. Stick a fork in them, they are done unless they can find a way to revive the characters and get rid of the obnoxious shop manager.

110 days ago
65.

oreocrown2120    

Everyone here sounds jealous!!! I liked Tom and Jordan...but a job is a job, you go to work for what? To work...you can play around but when it's time to work, that what you gotta do WORK!!! BTW Richards hair is awsome, his pants fit his body nicely, and let him drink all he wants he has money!!! Richard Rawlings is actually a down to earth guy I met him 3 times and he's a badass!!!

110 days ago
66.

Kevin    

I used to like the show until you could see what richard really stands for and that is ....... himself! Besides honest to god who dresses Richard? Those shoes he wears are so gay looking it is truly a joke!

109 days ago
67.

Kevin    

Richard is gay!

109 days ago
68.

BroncoBreath    

How much abuse should a person take before they stand up for themselves? It's clear to see that Richard is an ego maniac show off. He acts like a child and commands respect yet he gives none. It's the ol "can dish it out, but can't take it" story. Too bad he expects more others than he does for himself. Makes it kinda difficult to enjoy the show unfortunately.

98 days ago
69.

chris    

big fan of the show but i will no longer be watching because i hate when the little guy gets screwed to assuage the ego of a guy i thought was pretty cool you should be ashamed of yourself richard

96 days ago
70.

Dave    

Gasmonkey Play with them self to much to no what going on

96 days ago
71.

Dave    

Gasmonkey play with them self to much

96 days ago
72.

Dave    

Get your s=== together. Oh gasmonkey jest throwes it.

96 days ago
73.

Shawn Crowe    

If this is true Richard, I've just lost a lot of respect for you man. Will probably BOYCOTT your show now dude. Sucks, because this was the only lousy one show on tv I used to look forward to watching every week. Major bummer... :-(

79 days ago
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didoone_@hotmail.com    

this is bear gay garage???? scandal group persons and other cause
is danger problem cystic fibrosis ?????

Tom Smith tells TMZ ... he and co-star Jordan Butler were sacked from the Gas Monkey Garage -- the auto shop featured in the show -- after they let a fan with cystic fibrosis pose for a pic next to a Rolls-Royce owned by shop owner Richard Rawlings.

Smith claims the manager on duty flipped out and told them to "get the f*** away from the car." Now here's the big mistake ... we're told Smith yelled back, "Chill the f*** out" -- something boss men don't take kindly to. So

74 days ago
75.

99ways2die    

Fact is they might feel that was what it was all about. They always had a reputation for being late and Tom for fooling around to much. I like the guys but we haven't heard both sides except a Q&A report I looked at where RAwlings stated there where several factors in his decision. That might have been the breaking point but still think about this, sure they may have meant well but they never once said they had permission so I would have to assume they didn't, there could have been a safety issue around the car we don't know about, they did have it on a lift most the time they had it and for all we know maybe just saying "Chill the f*** out" wasn't all that was said. I'll grant I can't see Tom saying a whole lot, just don't seem in his nature to talk back and the reason for him could have been totally different issues and this instance was just enough on both's behalf to set Rawlings off. What you have here are two totally different people that are both annoying and inefficient in their own ways, Tom always goofs off, gotta be the clown, always comes in late, does things often times with out thinking and Jordan is always seeming ticked off, always has an attitude like he don't want to be there, has a big mouth does things with out giving a f*** if he's in the right or not and once again, comes in late a little to much.

Both on the other hand where yes very good at their jobs and had many uses but where not a good inspiration to keep the job going and where setting bad examples. However when Rawlings made the statement they where all getting a 20% pay cut to pay for the shop, that isn't a very good incentive for some thing they can claim no ownership of their own. So to blame one or the other is just not feasible because I would have to say they all played a hand in there own demise. The uptick about this is if another garage has seen their work on the show maybe they will let them in and make it be known don't be messing around and coming in late and maybe they will become better workers out of the deal.

Just sayin'

65 days ago
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