Misha Collins clarified his feedback about “popping out” after main followers to consider that he was bisexual whereas talking at a Supernatural fan conference.
“I need to deeply apologize for misspeaking this weekend. At a fan conference in New Jersey, after I was speaking with the viewers I stated that I used to be … an introvert, an extrovert and a bisexual,” the Lady, Interrupted actor, 47, wrote via Twitter on Monday, April 25. “My clumsy intention was to wave off really discussing my sexuality, however I badly fumbled that and [I] perceive that was seen as me popping out as bisexual.”
He continued: “This was not my intention so I must appropriate the document: I’m not bisexual.”
In his Twitter thread, Collins apologized for the remarks, explaining that he didn’t need to “falsely co-opt the struggles of the LGBTQIA+ group.” He concluded by stating that he was “deeply sorry” for misrepresenting himself and for the “clumsiness” of his joke. “I need to be a greater ally and I really feel sick to my abdomen that I might need performed something to make issues worse,” Collins wrote.
A video of Collins talking on the conference on Saturday, April 23, went viral after he appeared to verify that he was a member of the LGBTQ+ group.
“By present of drive: what number of of you’ll think about your self introverts?” Collins asks the group within the clip. “What number of extroverts? And what number of bisexuals?” In response to the fan response, the Massachusetts native acknowledged, “I’m all three.”
Collins beforehand sparked controversy amongst Supernatural followers in November 2020 when he defended his character Castiel’s unpopular ending. The fallen angel sacrificed himself so as to save Dean (Jensen Ackles), telling the monster hunter “I really like you,” earlier than being sucked into the netherworld.
“I really feel pleased with the ending of Supernatural. I really feel prefer it was deliberately inclusive and a celebration of somebody expressing their reality and having good issues come of it,” he stated on the time. “For my part, Castiel’s declaration of affection was performed of his personal volition, with full data of the results of these actions. He went on to rebuild Heaven and his motion actually saved the world.”
Followers, nonetheless, disagreed with Castiel instantly dying after confessing his love and Collins finally apologized for his “tone-deaf” feedback. “I’m sorry if I spoke defensively. I naively thought Cas in 15.18 was going to really feel validating,” he wrote by way of Twitter. “However this isn’t about me. I’m going to close up and hear for a change. If it’s not an excessive amount of to ask, please inform me what we might have performed higher.”