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Not in the Power Rangers special for personal reasons – The Hollywood Reporter


Amy Jo Johnson, who played the original Pink Power Ranger, applauds claims she hasn’t signed on to the upcoming Netflix Power Rangers Mighty Morphin: Once and Always For financial reasons.

“Please stop saying I didn’t do the reunion because of the money. It’s simply not true,” she said wrote on Twitter Sunday. “Maybe I didn’t want to wear spandex in my fifties or couldn’t go to New Zealand for a month. Or none of your beeswax.”

Several other cast members from the original ’90s show and movie Mighty Morphin Power Rangers They reprise their roles for the 30th anniversary, including Billy Cranston’s David Yost’s Blue Ranger, Walter E. Jones’ Black Ranger Zack Taylor, and Steve Cardenas’ Red Ranger Rocky DeSantos.

The actress, who played the Pink Ranger for more than 130 episodes in the original series, took to social media at January to set the record straight She “didn’t say no” to the reunion. “I didn’t say yes to what was shown,” she said at the time. “But there are other fun things in store! I look forward to watching my friends kick ass!”

1995 - Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

1995 – Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

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the Felicity Now the actress explains that she and the late Jason David Frank, the original Green Ranger, who passed away at the age of 49 last year, “chose not to do it for reasons of our own.” She said that the movie was made before Frank died.

She later took to Twitter on Sunday to cheer on the former Rangers, writing, “Excited to see my friends @David_Yost and @Walterejones though!!”

Power Rangers Mighty Morphin: Once and Always Premieres on Netflix April 19th.

Joanna Swanson

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