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‘Stranger Things’ Cast Vows To ‘Hunt’ Real ‘Monsters’ Of Injustice With SAG Win [x]

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‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Riverdale’ star Shannon Purser comes out as bisexual

  • After receiving some criticism over a now-deleted tweet about Riverdale fans who ship Veronica and Betty, Purser apologized Tuesday and came out in a note posted to Twitter. 
  • She had been accused of “queerbaiting” and wanted to set the record straight herself, admitting that being part of the LGBT community is still new for her.
  • She followed her coming out with “Psalms 42 God is too kind to me” and then asked fans, “Should I confront the creature living in my attic, or?” Read more (4/19/17 9:45 AM)
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I’m certainly disappointed in the fashion industry. Obviously, they’ve made great strides, but to me, it’s not good enough to see maybe one plus-size model for every 100 ‘normal’ sized models. If you’re going to talk about how all bodies are beautiful, then prove it. Diversity is important and representation is important. Shannon Purser for Four Two Nine Magazine, 2017.

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Shannon Purser by Sylvie Blum for Four Two Nine Magazine, April 2017

I’m certainly disappointed in the fashion industry. Obviously, they’ve made great strides, but to me, it’s not good enough to see maybe one plus-size model for every 100 ‘normal’ sized models. If you’re going to talk about how all bodies are beautiful, then prove it. Diversity is important and representation is important.

Shannon Purser, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin of ‘Stranger Things,’ winner of the Show of the Year award, pose in the press room during the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on May 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.