JoJo Siwa is hitting back at Candace Cameron Bure’s comments that her television series The Great American Family will focus on “traditional marriage” and not members of the LGBTQ+ community.
“Honestly, I can’t believe that after everything that went down a few months ago, that she would not only make a movie with the intention of excluding LGBTQIA+, but then talk about it in the press. This is cruel and hurtful to the entire community of people,” Siva posted on Instagram.
The message is supported by Bure Fuller House Co-star Jodie Sweetin responded to the post, adding, “You know I love you.”
Siva and Bori had a bit of a spat earlier this year when a video went viral on TikTok dance mom Claims of alum Fuller House The actor was “the worst personality”. It turns out that when Siva was 11 years old, she attended the red carpet for the Netflix series and asked Beaver for a photo. Bury refused to take a photo with the dancer and proceeded to take photos with other people.
Buri approached Siva to talk things out and they were able to clear it up with Siva saying that she understands the pressure of being on the red carpet now but couldn’t at a younger age.
Beaver’s comments were included in a Wall Street Journal article where she revealed that she left Hallmark in favor of Great American Family.
“It’s basically a completely different network than when I started because of the leadership change,” he told the publication.
His comments come as Hallmark diversifies its storylines and prepares to premiere its first holiday film starring a same-sex couple. day off. After Bure’s interview went viral, GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) issued a statement inviting the actress to speak.
“It’s irresponsible and hurtful to use tradition to sack Candice Cameron Bure,” said Sarah Kate Ellis, president and CEO of GLAAD. “I would love to talk to Beaver about my wife, our children and our family traditions. Bure is out of sync with the growing majority of people of faith, including LGBTQ people of faith, who know that LGBTQ couples and families deserve love and exposure.
Ellis said Bor’s “statement is hurtful and insulting to LGBTQ employees, as well as employees with LGBTQ friends and family.”
“If GAF’s plan is to intentionally exclude stories about LGBTQ couples, then actors, advertisers, cable and streaming platforms, and production companies should take note and seriously consider whether they are affiliated with a network.” Want to be, which is one of its values to exclude,” Ellis concluded.