Kit Connor is forced to say that he is bisexual and gets angry with the fans: “you did not understand the series«
The series "heart stopper” became a boom last spring in Netflix, thanks above all to the tender love story between its two protagonists Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick (Kit Connor). The main story and the rest of the plots are based on the graphic novel by Alice Osseman with which the author intended “celebrate queer joy”. Thus, the series became the fiction dreamed by the collective LGTBIQ + and the success led the platform to renew it for a second season.
The impact of the series was such that fans became obsessed with the plot and its protagonists, extrapolating the series to real life and harassing the performers to find out their sexual preferences in their private lives. Connor kit He couldn't take it anymore and ended up revealing, reluctantly, that he is bisexual, making his anger with fans visible. “I am bisexual. Congratulations on forcing an 18-year-old boy out of the closet. I think some did not understand the series. Bye”, he has written in his profile Twitter.
back for a minute. i'm bi. congrats for forcing an 18 year old to out himself. i think some of you missed the point of the show. bye
- Kit Connor (@kit_connor) October 31, 2022
Support from followers and peers
Several co-stars of the series have shown their support for the actor for the difficult revelation that he has been forced to make. own Alice Osseman She has been incredulous with the attitude of some fans: “I really don't understand how people can watch “Heartstopper” and then happily spend their time speculating about sexualities and judging based on stereotypes. I hope all those people feel ashamed as F**K. kit you are amazing”. Also, kizzi edgell who in the series plays Darcy, has sympathized with Connor: “I'm sorry this was so disgustingly hard on you, you've been treated so unfairly", He has written.