Ryan Murphy is just the latest in the string of Tinseltown’s heavy hitters to come out and respond to the fashion duo’s hurtful words.
The writer first expressed his disgust on Twitter. He wrote on Sunday:
The 49-year-old eventually opened up to The Hollywood Reporter with lengthier comments.
“This is not just a gay issue. I know 10 women in my life who used IVF to conceive ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ and three doing it right now. IVF is a scientific miracle that helps loving families fulfill their dreams. To tell them their choices as women ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ anyone’s choices on family ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ are not embraced, well, I don’t think they’ll be traipsing off to a Dolce & Gabbana store to buy clothes anytime soon.
[The gay community] always embraced their clothes. It’s so ignorant of Dolce & Gabbana to speak out with such ugly evil ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ what they said is a not-modern thing to say. There are all kinds of families today.”
Glee‘s creator says he’ll urge others in Hollywood to join the cause and boycott the brand.
Ryan is also taking action and plans on throwing away or returning any D&G clothing item for any of his character’s wardrobes.
But that’s not the only thing the producer is doing. Ryan is also calling out Gabbana as a hypocrite.
He recalled this article back in 2006 from an Italian newspaper where 1/2 of the fashion team was quoted:
‘My dream is to have a baby. I want my own child, biological child, the fruit of my sperm, conceived through artificial insemination because it wouldn’t make sense for me to make love to a woman I don’t love.’
After bringing up that quote, Ryan responded with:
“He’s a hypocrite. And then to sell the image of the family in their ad campaigns and recent fashion shows on top of that is pure hypocrisy. There will be crickets going through Dolce & Gabbana stores soon, just like there have been at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Don’t use family in your advertising as a gimmick. It’s their prerogative to speak out ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ and it’s my prerogative not to use any of their clothes on my shows. Or buy them for myself either.”
D&G’s former supporters are dropping like flies.
It’s only a matter of time until the majority of Hollywood supports the boycott.