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 <fs smaller>​**HAPPIER TIMES** Former Axanar spokesman Mike Bawden (left) with producer Alec Peters in 2016. Three years later, Bawden has resigned over Peters'​ public attacks on director Robert Burnett, who resigned himself in 2017.</​fs>​ <fs x-small>//​Image/​Axanar Productions//</​fs>​ <fs smaller>​**HAPPIER TIMES** Former Axanar spokesman Mike Bawden (left) with producer Alec Peters in 2016. Three years later, Bawden has resigned over Peters'​ public attacks on director Robert Burnett, who resigned himself in 2017.</​fs>​ <fs x-small>//​Image/​Axanar Productions//</​fs>​
  
-<fs x-small>​FEBRUARY 2, 2019<​wrap indent>​|</​wrap><​wrap indent>MINS ESTIMATED ​READING TIME</​wrap></​fs>​+<fs x-small>​FEBRUARY 2, 2019<​wrap indent>​|</​wrap><​wrap indent>MINS READING TIME</​wrap></​fs>​
  
-====== ​Official ​Axanar ​Spokesman ​Resigns Amid Turmoil ======+====== Axanar ​Public Relations Director ​Resigns Amid Turmoil ======
  
 **//Per His Habit, Peters Keeps Information from Donors//** **//Per His Habit, Peters Keeps Information from Donors//**
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-Amid turmoil and threatened litigation between producer [[Alec Peters]] and former director [[burnett_resigns|Robert Meyer Burnett]], Axanar ​spokesman ​[[bawden_s_broad_brush|Mike Bawden]] has resigned from the production he served for nearly five years, the Trekzone website reported February 2, 2019.+Amid turmoil and threatened litigation between producer [[Alec Peters]] and former director [[burnett_resigns|Robert Meyer Burnett]], Axanar ​Public Relations Director ​[[bawden_s_broad_brush|Mike Bawden]] has resigned from the production he served for nearly five years, the Trekzone website reported February 2, 2019.
  
 Bawden told Trekzone'​s Matt Miller: Bawden told Trekzone'​s Matt Miller:
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-The resignation followed bitter exchanges between Peters and Burnett in December 2018 after the former director took to YouTube to condemn Peters'​ attempt to ruin my reputation and destroy my career."​(([[yout>​_4o_w6n-R3o?​|Robservations #9: Axanar and Me,]] Burnettwork,​ originally posted 1/30/18.))+The resignation followed bitter exchanges between Peters and Burnett in December 2018 after the former director took to YouTube to condemn Peters'​ attempt to "ruin my reputation and destroy my career."​(([[yout>​_4o_w6n-R3o?​|Robservations #9: Axanar and Me,]] Burnettwork,​ originally posted 1/30/18.))
  
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-//**__« I'm going to end this in court and then let everyone know this lying thief screwed us all. »__**// <wrap indent>​— //Alec Peters ​post on Facebook//</​wrap>​+//**__« I'm going to end this in court and then let everyone know this lying thief screwed us all. »__**// <wrap indent>​— //Alec Peters ​Attacks Robert Burnett ​on Facebook//</​wrap>​
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-Without knowing Peters appeared to refer to Burnett, Peters'​ followers condemned the unnamed subject as "dead man walking,"​ "​worthless waste of skin," "the winner of a one-way trip out the airlock of your life," and denounced his alleged actions ​as "the betrayal itself is a form of criminality."​+Without knowing Peters appeared to refer to Burnett, Peters'​ followers condemned the unnamed subject as "dead man walking,"​ "​worthless waste of skin," "the winner of a one-way trip out the airlock of your life," and denounced his alleged actions, saying ​"the betrayal itself is a form of criminality."​
  
 ===== ‘Don'​t Go There. I'm Begging You’ ===== ===== ‘Don'​t Go There. I'm Begging You’ =====
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 Meanwhile, Bawden said, “I haven’t been very deeply involved with that project since the summer of 2017," and that he no longer had time to “waste on the drama.”(([[http://​trekzone.org/​1701/​2019020335962?​fbclid=IwAR3kfsHILsoGAyMWrmAOXWh51olb9sb-P1jjj4KrmFciAc9OkZzZ0sR98wE|"​Catching Up with Mike Bawden,"​]] Trekzone, 2/2/19.)) Meanwhile, Bawden said, “I haven’t been very deeply involved with that project since the summer of 2017," and that he no longer had time to “waste on the drama.”(([[http://​trekzone.org/​1701/​2019020335962?​fbclid=IwAR3kfsHILsoGAyMWrmAOXWh51olb9sb-P1jjj4KrmFciAc9OkZzZ0sR98wE|"​Catching Up with Mike Bawden,"​]] Trekzone, 2/2/19.))
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 +Even so, Bawden said he had “spent a great deal of time trying to work out things"​ between Rob and Peters. While his efforts to date had not been successful (Peters says his lawsuit against Burnett is still pending), "I get asked to step back in to see if I can get the two guys to work things out. Who knows where those efforts at diplomacy will lead?” Bawden said. 
  
 ===== Hiding the News ===== ===== Hiding the News =====
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 Moreover, Bawden noted his photo and biography remain on the Axanar Productions website, despite Bawden'​s request. His departure is the latest in a long line of resignations from key personnel critical of Peters, including former director [[gossett-subpoena|Christian Gossett]], actor [[Tony Todd]] and screenplay author [[hunt_resigns|Bill Hunt]]. Moreover, Bawden noted his photo and biography remain on the Axanar Productions website, despite Bawden'​s request. His departure is the latest in a long line of resignations from key personnel critical of Peters, including former director [[gossett-subpoena|Christian Gossett]], actor [[Tony Todd]] and screenplay author [[hunt_resigns|Bill Hunt]].
  
-Ironically, Peters'​ next //Axanar Confidential// ​is themed, "Why I've Stuck With Axanar,"​ featuring Axanar surrogate Jonathan Lane. {{page>​footer}} {{tag>​Axanar Mike_Bawden}} ​+Ironically, Peters'​ next //[[Axanar Confidential]]// live chat was themed, "Why I've Stuck With Axanar,"​ featuring Axanar surrogate Jonathan Lane. {{:​axamonitor-ico.gif?​nolink|}} 
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