Bros and Disney’s Lion King star Billy Eichner strode to halfway signifier astatine the 2022 MTV VMAs connected Sunday nighttime and launched a smear-filled onslaught connected what helium called “all the homophobes connected the Supreme Court.”
Eichner plugged his upcoming cheery rom-com Bros portion introducing a unrecorded acceptable from Panic! At The Disco earlier telling the assemblage conscionable what helium thinks astir members of the Supreme Court successful wide and long-serving Justice Clarence Thomas successful particular.
“Bros is making past arsenic the archetypal cheery rom-com ever made by a large studio,” Billy Eichner said to the crowd, urging them to spot it. “And the archetypal where every relation is played by an openly LGBTQ actor.
“We request to amusement each the homophobes similar Clarence Thomas and each the homophobes connected the Supreme Court that we privation cheery emotion stories and we enactment LGBTQ people,” the comedian told the assemblage astatine at New Jersey’s Prudential Stadium.
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Thomas was among the 5 justices who voted to overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, holding successful the Dobbs case that the Constitution does not see a close to termination and returning the contented of termination laws and regulations to authorities legislatures, arsenic Breitbart News reported.
Eichner’s Bros is the archetypal large workplace movie to diagnostic an all-LGBTQ main formed playing heterosexual roles.
The movie is retired 30 September successful the U.S. and 28 October successful the UK.