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HBO cuts ties with pro-Russian ‘White Lotus’ actor Milos Bikovic, role will be recast

Posted on AllSides February 3rd, 2024
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HBO has cut ties with pro-Russian actor Milos Bikovic after he was initially hired to co-star in Season 3 of its hit series “The White Lotus.”

“We have decided to part ways with Miloš Biković and the role will be recast,” an HBO spokesperson said in a terse announcement.

Bikovic, 36, a Serbian actor, was awarded Russian citizenship in 2021 and has starred in several Russian films, including “Sunstroke” (2014).

Soon after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Bikovic shared a poll showing that trust in Russian President Vladimir Putin was higher...

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