John Barrowman: People who criticised me for Commonwealth gay kiss are ‘bitter and nasty’
John Barrowman has responded to criticism of his Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gay kiss, to say those who reacted negatively are “bitter” and “nasty.”
Since it took place, some have reacted negatively. After retweeting some of the negative tweets about the kiss, Barrowman responded from his official account to say: “I am retweeting the negative because I want you all to see how bitter and nasty and negative some people are. I am so happy right now.”
He signed off the email “Jb”, to signify that it was written by Barrowman himself.
I am retwtin the neg because I want u all to see how bitter and Nasty and Neg some people r:) I am so happy right now. Jb
— John Barrowman News (@Team_Barrowman) July 23, 2014
The Commonwealth Games has been subject to controversy already as human rights campaigners have called on Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond to speak out against countries with anti-gay laws.
Marriages between gay and lesbian couples are expected to begin in Scotland in 2015.