Olivia Colman ‘proud’ of ‘Heartstopper’ co-star Kit Connor for popping out as bisexual ( Photo Credit – Instagram ; Wikimedia )

Actress Olivia Colman has ‘Heartstopper’ co-star Kit Connor’s again as she says she is pleased with him for popping out as bis*xual and blasted on individuals who bullied him on social media.

Eighteen-year-old Connor not too long ago got here out as bisexual after he was relentlessly questioned on social media about his s*xuality, experiences ‘Variety’.

Colman, who performs his mom on the Netflix collection, shared on the L.A. premiere of her buzzy new drama ‘Empire of Light’ that she is “so proud” of Connor.

“I am so proud of him, but I am not proud of how people bullied him,” Colman advised Variety on Thursday night time. “I feel individuals ought to be allowed to have their very own journey.

“But I’m incredibly proud of him as a young man to deal with all of that and be in the spotlight. It’s unfair,” she continued. “But he’s amazing. He’s a very beautiful human being.”

In Connor’s Twitter publish on October 31, he wrote, “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.”

In ‘Heartstopper‘, Connor plays Nick Nelson, a popular rugby player who develops a romantic relationship with Joe Locke’s Charlie Spring.

Alice Oseman, the creator, author and showrunner of ‘Heartstopper’, replied to Connor’s tweet: “I truly don’t understand how people can watch ‘Heartstopper’ and then gleefully spend their time speculating about s*xualities and judging based on stereotypes. I hope all those people are embarrassed as F**K. Kit you are amazing.”

Colman joined ‘Heartstopper’ after beforehand working with its director, Euros Lyn, on ‘Broadchurch’.

“I said yes before I had read it and when I read it, I went, ‘Oh, it’s really important’,” Colman mentioned. “If any of my children experienced that, I’d want them to know that the world can be beautiful and accepting and loving.”

‘Heartstopper’ is at present in manufacturing on Season 2.

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