“Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown joined the refrain of individuals criticizing Mario Lopez over feedback he made about dad and mom who enable their youngsters to decide on their gender identification at an early age.
Lopez appeared on an episode of “The Candace Owens Show” in June the place he and the host have been extremely crucial of fogeys like Charlize Theron, who not too long ago revealed that she’s elevating her seven-year-old adopted baby as a lady primarily based on her request. Owens described elevating transgender youngsters as a “weird trend” and “scary,” to which Lopez agreed calling it “dangerous” and “alarming.”
Brown, who acts because the tradition skilled on Netflix’s revival of “Queer Eye,” took to Twitter to attempt to open a dialogue with Lopez about his feedback.
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“I’m disappointed to read @MarioLopezExtra comments about parent’s who support their child’s openes [sic] about their gender identity. As a social worker I am trained to identify abuse or neglect of a child. Healthy & safe dialogue w/ kids is neither abusive, neglectful or “dangerous,” he wrote.
The star despatched a follow-up tweet noting that he doesn’t suppose Lopez’s feedback must be a career-ender.
“I don’t think @MarioLopezExtra should be ‘canceled’. But I do believe he should be given the opportunity to learn why his comments are harmful to trans youth and their parents. Mario, I’m ready to talk when you are.”
Throughout his interview, the star was requested by Owens in regards to the “trend” of transgender youngsters, particularly in Hollywood.
“Even though I’m not a parent, I nannied for five years of my life and the things that come out of children’s mouths – they say whatever in the moment, you don’t know what they’ve seen on TV what got in their head,” Owens mentioned. “’I’ve had children say they were mermaids, I’ve had children say they could fly – and jump off a staircase and thank God I caught him, right, cause he thought he could be Superman.”
She continued: “I am trying to understand this new Hollywood mentality where they just think their children now have the mental authority.”
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Lopez agreed, nothing that he’s nonetheless making an attempt to grasp it and requested her to not “lump me into that entire
“My God, if you’re 3 years old and you’re saying you’re feeling a certain way, and think you’re a boy or a girl or whatever the case may be… I think it’s dangerous, as a parent, to make that determination. Then it’s, ‘OK, well then you’re going to be a boy or girl.’ whatever the case may be,” Lopez mentioned. “It’s sort of alarming. My gosh, I just think of the repercussions later on.”
Lopez concluded by saying that he feels a toddler’s “formative years” are a extra acceptable time to have conversations about gender identification.
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The actor didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information request for remark.