HOLLYOAKS star Gabriel Clark has been inundated with messages of support after revealing he has been subject to homophobic abuse online.
The gay actor – who plays Ollie Morgan in the Channel 4 soap – told fans how he has been being harassed by homophobes.
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Taking to Instagram, he wrote: “Sorry to interrupt your evening with negativity but I just want to make it clear that there is no room on my platform for homophobia, racism, prejudice or hate.
“I’ve been receiving, and ignoring homophobic abuse in my DMs for the last few weeks but some people have started to comment on my posts.
“I won’t be sharing what was said but the comments have been removed the accounts blocked.
“To be clear: there is absolutely no space in my life or on my social media for racism.”
The soap star, who is a full-time English degree student in Manchester, also revealed he had to deal with homophobia personally.
He added: “I deal with homophobia in my personal life, I will not be dealing with it on here.
“I am gay and I am proud to be.”
He added: “Sorry to have to post this, sending my love to everyone.”
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Gabriel was inundated with messages of support from fans.
He thanked them, writing: “Thank you for all the lovely messages.
“I’m all good, I’ve got a full time degree and the best job ever to keep me busy, I don’t even have the time that they don’t deserve.”
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