'Coronation Street' Star Daniel Brocklebank Takes Down Homophobes After Gay Kiss Scene

Clearly someone forgot to tell them it is 2016.

Coronation Street’ star Daniel Brocklebank has staged an epic take down of homophobes who were outraged to see two men kissing during Monday (5 September) night’s episodes.

Last night’s instalments of the ITV soap saw Daniel’s character, Billy Mahew, share a passionate embrace with Todd Grimshaw (Bruno Langley) in a hotel room.

<strong>Todd and Billy got amorous on Monday's 'Coronation Street'</strong>
Todd and Billy got amorous on Monday's 'Coronation Street'

Some prehistoric viewers complained the scene was too much, and after Daniel received a number of tweets about it, he took matters into his own hands.

Replying to one such ‘fan’ of the show, who claimed he didn’t want the “sickening” practise that “most tolerate” “rammed down our throats”, Daniel replied:

He then went on, adding:

Proving that not all people on the internet are terrible, Daniel was supported by hordes of fans, who also pointed out the irony that homophobes were actually watching a soap that was created and written by a gay man - the late Tony Warren.

‘Coronation Street’ continues on Wednesday at 7.30pm on ITV.

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