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Glee’s gay troublemaker role ‘drew death threats’

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  1. Jason Brown 31 Jan 2012, 3:22pm

    Most likely joking, it’s hard to read tone of voice on the internet.

    1. I do remember similar threats being issued back in the late 80s by Neighbours fans to the actress who played Mrs Mengel, the local busybody – threatening to attack her in real life if she split up Scott and Charlene!
      I get the impression that some people can’t distinguish between acting and reality… even when characters constantly break into song or use expletives such as “Rack off”!

  2. “excruciatingly referred to in some quarters as ‘Klaine’” – LOL. I love PinkNews.

  3. It was Goldblum not Stokes Mitchell who was the Jurassic Park star – get your facts right!

    1. read the article, THEN comment: “Jeff Goldblum set to pair up with Brian Stokes Mitchell as they play character Rachel Berry’s parents. The Jurassic Park actor and Broadway star Stokes”. In other words, Goldblum, the Jurassic Park actor, and Stokes, the Broadway star….
      /sigh reading comprehension, a dying art.

      1. Brenda Lynne 12 May 2012, 10:46am

        You better check your reading comprehension as well. “The Jurassic Park actor and Broadway star…” grammatically pertains to only one person. If the writer meant 2 different persons, then it should have been written this way: “The Jurassic Park actor and the Broadway star…”

  4. As much as i despise Glee as a stereotypical pile of mindless drivel, it seems the fans are even more insane.

    Feel so sorry for the guy getting that kind of treatment for a tv role. They must think he writes the script and dialogue or something.

    1. Not all Glee fans are insane. I’m a fan, and i think its rediculous that he’s getting death threats. Dont generalise! (and glee gives a positive message to gay teens everywhere, and personally it helped me with my sexuality, because i had coming out stories to relate to… particularily Santana’s)

  5. FFS what is wrong with people? Issuing threats to people who portray fictional characters? I think parents need to teach their children the difference between fact and fiction.

    1. Christopher Coleman 1 Feb 2012, 5:36am

      Perhaps you do not know about Mary Whitehouse, British moralist and matron in the 1970s and 1980s, who created a legal storm, because a play included homosexual acts. She, too, could not tell fact from fiction. Very Margaret Thatcher.

      1. I remember that dried upold bag very well! She’s probably turning in her grave even as we speak!

  6. lol: “excruciatingly referred to as Klaine”.. always better than the alternative. They COULD very well have been “Blurt”!

  7. More Christian propaganda where a person who is Christian pretends to be gay to make trouble for gays and make gays look bad. This is an old psychological warfare trick used by the CIA call Black Propaganda, making your enemy look bad so nobody will believe them or have anything to do with them. After all it is a TV show not real life but even that can be used by Christians to make LGBT people look bad and everybody knows the Right Wing Christians hate the gays and want to destroy them.

  8. floridahank 31 Jan 2012, 9:37pm

    It scares me to think that these kinds of people live in our world of reality. Can you imagine what kind of person lives so deeply in this type of fantasy world? Maybe they’re not taking their medication.

  9. radical53 1 Feb 2012, 1:51am

    Yes, it is just an acting role. Nothing to do with reality.

    Anyway, Why don’t the boys just have a 3some. Be good all round for them.

  10. GingerlyColors 1 Feb 2012, 7:03am

    Obviously some people spend so much time watching television that it rots their minds and they have difficulty differentiating between fiction and reality. Just because someone plays the part of a villain in a show does not make them evil.
    I would love to cuddle up with Spandau Ballet’s Martain Kemp on an SCS sofa (like the ones he advertised) , even if he usually gets the hard man roles on television.
    Turn off the television, get down to the pub and meet some nice people.

  11. These fantasies are commoner than we think. I have known people who thought that tv drama series depicted real events. When the ‘Archers’ began in the 1950s people tried to order milk and eggs from the farms portrayed on it. When Pat Phoenix was playing Elsie Tanner in ‘Coronation Street’ she was abused as an adulteress by some old ladies in a Manchester supermarket when they saw her with her real-life husband. There were riots when Dickens killed off Little Nell in the ‘Old Curiosity Shop’.
    People are basically barmy!

  12. People making death threats on Twitter should be hunted down and prosecuted with the same zeal that people who make racist comments are hunted down.

    If we manage to find the resources for investigating name-calling, then we can just as easily find the resources to track down threats of murder.

    Either do both or do neither.

    1. GingerlyColors 2 Feb 2012, 7:11am

      Incitement to murder is a criminal offence.

  13. I read this story and all I could say was “wow”! Thats pretty intense when someone would ever threaten to kill another person, be it a character or not. Very disturbing society we live in today!

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