Sunday’s episode of Outlander featured an actor with a recorded history of domestic violence, prompting a response from the book’s author.
As first reported by EW, Will Strongheart appeared as an English-speaking Cherokee named Tawodi in Season 4 episode “Common Ground.”
In 2010, Strongheart was reportedly charged with two counts of assault causing bodily harm, according to CBC News, something which resurfaced when he appeared in the Canadian film Indian Horse earlier this year.
Following the airing of the season’s fourth episode, “Common Ground,” fans asked the series’ author Diana Galbaldon about her feelings toward the casting on Facebook. Galbaldon said she had nothing to do with the casting process. Read more…