"I called Kevin [Feige] the morning it was going on, and I said, 'Is this a big deal?' And he goes, 'I don't know.' That was a moment. I was like, 'You don't know?' I was surprised. Later he called me - he himself was in shock - and told me what the powers that be had decided."
Though Gunn was quick to acknowledge his past mistakes, this did not sway Disney, who ultimately decided to part ways with the hugely successful director.