• Home »
  • News »
  • Ian McKellen apologized for tone-deaf remarks on Bryan Singer and Kevin Spacey

Ian McKellen apologized for tone-deaf remarks on Bryan Singer and Kevin Spacey

TwitterFacebook

Following a week of intense backlash, Ian McKellen has apologized for remarks he made at the end of February regarding the allegations of abuse surrounding director Bryan Singer and actor Kevin Spacey

In a statement posted Friday night (east coast time) via Twitter, the Lord of the Rings actor and equal rights activist walked back statements he made on #QueerAF, an intersectional queer podcast from National Student Pride, that implied Singer and Spacey became abusers as a result of their closeted homosexuality.

McKellen, notably a gay man himself, addressed the specifics of his controversial statements, saying that he expressed his intended point “clumsily.”  Read more…

More about Lgbtq, Kevin Spacey, Ian Mckellen, Apology, and Bryan Singer

Source: Mashable – Ian McKellen apologized for tone-deaf remarks on Bryan Singer and Kevin Spacey

Share Button