“go back for a minute. i would congrats on making an 18 year old lose his temper. i think some of you missed the point of the show. bye,” Connor tweeted.
The Netflix The series is based on Alice Osseman’s graphic novel about two male classmates who fall in love. Connor plays Nick, a rugby player who hasn’t officially come out but finds himself hooking up with Charlie (Joe Locke), who has come out of the closet.
Oseman responded to Connor’s tweet saying, “I really don’t understand how people can watch Heartstopper and then happily spend time thinking about sexuality and judging based on stereotypes. I hope all these people are embarrassed. Keith, you’re amazing.’
Kizzy Edgell, who plays Darcy in the streaming series, added, “I love you, I’m sorry that it was so disgustingly rude to you. were treated so unfairly.”
Following success Heartstopper the series was on Netflix renewed for two seasons back in May of this year.
Heartstopper it’s a boy meets boy story. The boys become friends. The boys fall in love. When soft-spoken Charlie and rugby-loving Nick meet in high school, they quickly find their unlikely friendship blossoming into an unexpected romance. Charlie, Nick, and their circle of friends must navigate an eternally connected journey of self-discovery and acceptance, supporting each other as they learn to find their truest selves.