“I can’t believe you are serious. “
Heather Morris, who played Brittany on Joy, faces backlash for a series of tweets involving Mark Salling.
It all started when Kevin McHale, who played Artie, retweeted a fan’s post on “A Very Glee Christmas”:
In the tweet, the face of Mark Salling, who played Puck, is covered by a vomit emoji. In 2017, Mark pleaded guilty to child pornography charges after being found with more than 55,000 images and videos of child pornography – with some of the victims as young as 3 to 5 years old. He died by suicide pending sentencing shortly thereafter.
Heather then responded to Kevin’s retweet, calling the use of the emoji “offensive.”
Although some supported Heather, many people then responded, expressing their disapproval:
Then Heather tweeted about the “disrespect and nastiness” she received:
Which triggered a series of reactions in itself:
Some have noted Heather’s tweets in the context of her response to the racism accusations Lea Michele faced by her co-star Samantha Ware earlier this summer:
As for Kevin, he didn’t comment further – but liked a tweet that seemed to plead for Mark’s “cancellation”:
We will keep you posted if there are any further updates.
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