The frame: the film “Bohemian Rhapsody”
The film “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been removed from the list of nominees LGBT GLAAD award due to the fact that the film’s Director Bryan singer accused of pedophilia. It is reported by Variety magazine on Friday, January 25.
“The story published this week in the publication of the Atlantic, documenting untold damage to boys and teenagers. It showed a reality that cannot be ignored or tacitly reward,” — said in a statement the organizers of the award.
They felt that the singer tried to justify himself, “wrongfully using the word “homophobia” to divert attention from accusations of sexual violence.” As stressed by the representatives of the LGBT community in such incidents, priority should be given to the victims. In GLAAD also noted that the film “Bohemian rhaspody” reveals such topics as homosexuality and AIDS, however, occurred the scandal could affect who worked on the film crew and the legacy of Freddie mercury.
Movement Time’s Up, formed after the scandal with Harvey Weinstein, supported this decision. In his Twitter account, it published a statement which said that “recent allegations of misconduct Bryan singer is terrible and should be taken seriously and investigated”.
On 23 January it became known that four men Director accused of pedophilia. In 2017, the singer sued a resident of Seattle Cesar Sanchez-Guzman, reported rape in 2003. In 2014 the same charges against the filmmaker nominated Michael Egan, who claimed he was molested at the age of 17.
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