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‘Heartstopper’ Star Kit Connor Says He’s Been Forced to Come Out as Bisexual

Not long ago, Kit Connor took to the social media platform Twitter to come out as bisexual. The Heartstopper actor even went on to say that he was forced to reveal his sexual identity. As of this moment, he has 1 million followers on Twitter.

At this point, the Hollywood actor is getting a lot of support from his fans, fellow cast members as well as the creator of the series. Continue reading further to learn what Kit Connor had to say.

Kit Connor comes out as bisexual on social media

This morning, Kit Connor dropped a truth bomb on the micro-blogging platform Twitter. He revealed that he was bisexual. Since then, he has been getting immense support from his well-wishers.

Kit tweeted, “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.”

Connor stated he was forced to come out as bisexual. It seems like he felt pressured because of the accusations that he was queerbaiting. The controversy started when photos of Kit holding hands with Maia Reficco, his co-star in A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow went viral on social media.

Kit Connor shot to fame with ‘Heartstopper’

Kit made his acting debut at the young age of 8. Back in the day, he made a few appearances in Chickens on Sky One, the television film An Adventure in Space and Time, and the soap opera Casualty. He rose to prominence with Netflix’s show Heartstopper.

For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you, the hit show Heartstopper, narrates the tale of a boy whose name is Charlie Spring (essayed by Joe Locke). He is a shy, openly gay teen dealing with bullying from his classmates and he has a secret relationship with a fellow student named Nick (played by Kit Connor) who is yet to come in terms with his sexuality.

Over time, Nick and Charlie form a close bond and the two of them end up falling in love. The Netflix series is based on the webcomic and graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman.

Along with Kit and Joe, the show also stars William Gao as Tao Xu, Yasmin Finney as Elle Argent, Kizzy Edgell as Darcy Olsson, Olivia Colman as Sarah Nelson, and Corinna Brown as Tara Jones.

After the success of the series, it was renewed for two more seasons earlier this year, in May. The show Heartstopper has received good feedback from the side of viewers as well the critics.

Kit Connor has received support from his fellow co-stars and creator of the series

Alice Oseman came forward to support Kit and wrote, “I truly don’t understand how people can watch Heartstopper and then gleefully spend their time speculating about sexualities and judging based on stereotypes. I hope all those people are embarrassed as F**K. Kit you are amazing.”

Kizzy Edgell, who plays the role of Darcy in the streaming series, further added, “i love u kit im sorry this has been so disgustingly rough on you. been treated so unfairly.”

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Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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