Erin Moriartystarlight in the acclaimed series The boys took a stand against the show’s toxic fandom and fierce criticism from its members.
The actress lately has been the target of an avalanche of comments and misogynistic slurs and the sexists who followed back criticism of her character in the show’s final season. Now Moriarty has hit out at his so-called “fans” by sharing a heartfelt post on his Instagram profile titled “#IStandWithStarlight?: Erin Moriarty’s betrayal by Boys ‘fans’‘.
The article, produced by the page dedicated to the series @butcherscanary, underlines in particular how much the hatred of which the character has become the object on social networks flows without brake in the most disparate personal offenses towards him who lends his features. All the elements that the actress had to undergo on her skin and that led her to position which you can read below:
“I feel silenced. I feel dehumanized. I feel paralyzed. I shed blood, sweat and tears in this role (again and again and again), I grew as a character (I emphasize growth – we change and evolve mentally and physically) . So with that I say: A) thank you to @butcherscanary B) it broke my heart – I really put in a lot of effort for this role and this kind of trolling is exactly what my character is about would take and C) everyone is fighting their own battles; let’s not add that too. I will never intentionally (and ESPECIALLY) publicly add to yours. It only strengthened my empathy for anyone who comes to me: I see you, I don’t hate you, I just sympathize and forgive you.“.
Below you can see Erin Moriarty’s original post:
Many colleagues from the series have expressed their support for the actress, in particular Antoine Starrinterpreter of Patriot, who wrote to him: “I support you and what you say 100%. Well done! Your work on the show is and always has been stellar and you are a beautiful person inside and out. keep on shining“.
Also Jack Quaid expressed his support for the colleague commented: “I love you Erin. We are all here for you. You are an incredible and talented force of nature and I consider myself incredibly lucky to meet you. Keep shining. Leave the trolls to us. We are here for you“.
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