Josh Gad On 'Beauty & The Beast' Controversy: 'It's Been Completely Overblown'

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It stars Emma Watson as Belle, a bookworm of a young girl who falls in love with a monstrous Beast, played by Dan Stevens.

"There is a lot of gay sex in this cartoon", McGregor joked during his interview.

Ewan McGregor laughed off the Beauty and the Beast gay controversy and mockingly said that no one in Alabama should see the movie.

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He also said the film's distributor The Walt Disney Co (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd had not appealed to the LPF about their decision to cut the gay scene. I saw the finished film a week or two back, and what you actually get is something that was pretty much there in the animated original, just played very well for even more comedy.

The Scotsman addressed the furore in as plain a way as possible, telling United States talk-show host Stephen Colbert: "It's 2017, for f*** sake".

"I love the fact that there's a little gay moment in this movie, you know, here we are in the 21st Century". During the movie's New York City premiere, Ian McKellen (who plays the clock, Cogsworth) referred to the movie as "another gay extravaganza" for Condon, who has also directed "Gods & Monsters", not to mention "Dreamgirls" and "Kinsey".

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Josh Gad's portrayal of LeFou has caused a stir as Disney's first gay character, who realises he has feelings for villain Gaston, portrayed by Luke Evans.

A man walks in front of the a movie advertising board at shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tuesday, March 14, 2017. I applaud Disney for the way they have created the character and think the film is entirely suitable for family viewing.

Ever since director Bill Condon revealed that they changed LeFou's sexuality and included an "exclusively gay moment" in the live-action remake, the film has received a ton of criticism.

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"It's not because I didn't want to", he added, attempting to justify his avoidance of one of Disney's biggest cultural hits. Making him gay just means he has something of a gently suggested crush on Gaston, which makes his character more sympathetic and his loyalty more understandable.

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