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JoJo Siwa Calls Out Candace Cameron Bure & Receives Support From ‘Fuller House’ Star Jodie Sweetin; GLAAD Issues Statement – Deadline

jojo siwa ringing up Candace Cameron Burecomments that his television movies are on great american family Will focus on “Traditional Marriage” and not members of the LGBTQ+ community.

“To be honest, after what happened a few months ago, I cannot believe that she would not only make a film with the intention of calling out LGBTQIA+, but then go on to talk about it in the press. is rude and harmful to the entire community,” posted Siva instagram,

The message was supported by Burr fuller house co-star jodi sweetin who replied to the post saying, “You know I love you.”

Siva and Bure had a brief feud earlier this year when a viral video on TikTok sparked dance Moms alum claim fuller house The actor was a “vulgar celebrity”. It turns out that when Siwa was 11, she attended a red carpet for the Netflix series and asked Bure for a picture. Burr declined to take a picture with the dancer and proceeded to take pictures with other people.

Bure reached out to Siwa to talk things over and they were able to clear it up with Siwa saying that she now understands the pressure of being on the red carpet but did not when she was younger.

Burr’s comments were featured in a wall street journal article where she explained her reason for leaving Hallmark in favor of The Great American Family.

“It’s basically a completely different network than when I started because of the change of leadership,” she told the publication.

His comments come as Hallmark diversifyes its storytelling and prepares to premiere its first holiday movie, starring a same-sex couple. the holiday sitter, After Burr’s interview went viral Glad (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) issued a statement inviting the actor to speak.

GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said, “It is irresponsible and hurtful for Candace Cameron Bure to use tradition as a cover for exclusion.” “I would love to chat with Burr about my wife, our kids, and our family traditions. Bure is out of sync with a growing majority of the faith, including people of LGBTQ faith, who know that LGBTQ couples and families are deserving of love and visibility.

Ellis said Bure’s “statements are hurtful and disrespectful to LGBTQ employees as well as employees who have LGBTQ friends and family.”

“If GAF plans to intentionally exclude stories about LGBTQ couples, then actors, advertisers, cable and streaming platforms, and production companies should take note and seriously consider whether they want to be associated with such a network.” that has exclusion as one of its values,” Ellis concluded.