Patrick J. Adams took to social media to apologize for sharing Fits throwback images amid the continuing actors strike.
Earlier this week, the actor, who performed Mike Ross, was reminiscing on his time within the authorized drama by sharing images with a number of of his former co-stars, together with Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty, Gabriel Macht, Rick Hoffman and extra.
Adams has since deleted the posts and wrote on his Instagram Tales, “The final couple of days I foolishly and thoughtlessly let a visit down Fits reminiscence lane distract me from the very actual and ongoing struggle everybody in @sagaftra continues to wage in its effort to win our membership reasonable twenty first Century compensation and protections.”
The performers’ union SAG-AFTRA has been on strike since July 14 after contract negotiations faltered with studios and streamers. Throughout the strike, union members usually are not allowed to advertise any initiatives beneath SAG-AFTRA’s contract.
“It was an embarrassing oversight for which I’m extremely sorry,” Adams added. “So grateful to those that gently and swiftly course corrected me right here. And I look ahead to persevering with the struggle within the days and weeks forward.”
The posts in query included one behind-the-scenes photograph with Markle and Rafferty, which he captioned, “I miss my mates.” One other submit featured a carousel of photographs with Markle, Macht, Hoffman, Max Topplin and Gina Torres, with the caption, “Every certainly one of them.” Days later, he additionally shared two further Instagram carousels that included images from the present.
In current months, Fits has made a resurgence after the favored present was added to Netflix. The collection follows sensible faculty dropout Mike Ross (Adams) who finds himself working with Harvey Specter (Macht), certainly one of New York Metropolis’s greatest legal professionals. Alongside the best way, he additionally finds a romantic spark with the regulation agency’s greatest paralegal Rachel Zane (Markle).
The present scored 9 seasons earlier than ending in 2019. Adams and Markle ended up leaving the present following season seven, although Adams did return for the finale.
All 9 seasons have been streaming on Peacock however when the primary eight seasons dropped on Netflix in June, it led to a spike in viewership. The collection has not solely topped Nielsen’s weekly rankings for 9 straight weeks on the streaming TV charts, however it additionally set a Nielsen file for essentially the most consecutive weeks over 3 billion minutes of viewing at seven.
“The quantity of publicity that we’ve had since getting on Netflix, I by no means in 1,000,000 years may have anticipated,” Fits creator Aaron Korsh informed The Hollywood Reporter in August. “One thing was occurring even earlier than it began on Netflix, after which Netflix simply took it and amplified it by a billion.”