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Bryan Fuller blasts ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ trailer for erasing Mercury’s sexuality

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (Screenshot through YouTube)

Out showrunner Bryan Fuller has slammed the trailer for the upcoming Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” for erasing Freddie Mercury’s sexuality and AIDS analysis.

In a clip from the trailer, Mary Austin (Lucy Boynton) jumps into Freddie Mercury’s (Rami Malek) arms.

“ANYONE ELSE MILDLY ANNOYED (sufficient to tweet about it) THAT THE #BohemianRapsody TRAILER FEATURES GAY/BI SUPERSTAR FREDDIE MERCURY FLIRTING WITH AND TWIRLING WITH A WOMAN BUT NO INDICATION OF HIS LOVE OF MEN?” Fuller, who has created “Hannibal” and “Pushing Daisies,” tweeted.

The trailer does embody a quick clip of Mercury flirting with one other man however the scene is far shorter.

Fuller additionally took concern with the movie’s official synopsis which describes Mercury’s AIDS analysis as  “a life-threatening sickness” however doesn’t title the illness.

“Pricey 20th Century Fox .. Sure, it was a life-threatening sickness, however extra particularly it was AIDS. From having homosexual intercourse with males. Do higher,” Fuller tweeted.

“Bohemian Rhapsody” hits theaters on November 2.

 

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