What "debacle"? You mean the actor who played him who thought he could make a webseries based on a character he didn't own and never got permission for? That "debacle"? This. Both come off as a-holes in this. Dan, just a little bit bigger of one. And then to release the voicemail... It's a little childish. MORE than a little childish. No one looks good here. That said, Pierce has been sidelined--most likely due to all of this, so best to let him go.