Rylan labelled a ‘disgrace to the gay community’ for not challenging Ann Widdecombe’s anti-gay views
Rylan has been criticised for not challenging Ann Widdecombe on her anti-LGBT views on Celebrity Big Brother. The Bit On The Side host admitted on Loose Women that he had been attacked on social media for his stance towards the 70-year-old former Tory MP. Recalling some of the online criticism, Rylan confessed he had been labelled “a disgrace to the gay community” by CBB fans. Emma Willis and Ann Widdecombe (Getty)Rylan, 29, said: “Ann Widdecombe… I’m so… I love the show and I love being there but I’ve never been more happier that this series is over, because every night on Twitter all I got was these people that were either Team Courtney (Act) or Team Ann Widdecombe. “I’ve been called a disgrace to the gay community for not laying into Ann Widdecombe. “My thing is if Ann Widdecombe had said or done anything homophobic, racist, whatever, in that house, she would have been pulled straight away and she would have ‘been out of that house.” Rylan (Getty)While inside the Elstree house, Ann told fellow housemates that she believes same-sex marriage is wrong and the NHS should not prioritise gender confirmation surgery for trans people. He continued: “I
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