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Olivia Colman supports co-star Kit Connor after he's forced into coming out as bisexual

In the Netflix series Heartstopper, the Oscar-winning actress plays the supportive mother of Connor's character Nick a popular rugby player who develops feelings for Joe Locke's outsider Charlie Spring. After being relentlessly questioned about his sexual orientation on social media, the 18-year-old declared he was bisexual on Twitter at the end of October. When asked about the incident by Variety at the Empire of Light premiere on Thursday night, Colman replied, "I am so proud of him, but I am not proud of how people bullied him….”

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