LONDON (AP) — Andrew Garfield is getting criticized for saying he’s gay, but without the “physical act.”
Garfield is starring onstage as a gay man with AIDS in a London production of “Angels in America.” Britain’s Gay Times magazine reports Garfield told the audience at a panel discussion that he’s not currently gay, but left open the door for an “awakening” later in his life.READ MORE: Clarifying COVID: What Are Hospitals Experiencing With The Recent Surge In Cases?
He says he prepared for the role by watching episodes of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and added that he’s “a gay man right now just without the physical act.”READ MORE: No Injuries In Plane Crash Near Faribault Airport
The comment has sparked criticism from some on Twitter who say the remark is insensitive to the struggles of gay people.
Garfield’s representatives didn’t immediately return a request for comment Thursday.MORE NEWS: 'Without It, The City Wouldn't Exist': Community Committed To Improving Water Quality In Madison Lake
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