OK, so first up, this is The Babadook. He's a physical manifestation of grief that lives in an Australian family's basement and sometimes terrorizes them with pop-up books just for the drama of it.
Over the summer, the internet decided that The Babadook was gay.
It all started after a photoshop of Netflix accidentally listing The Babadook in their LGBT movies section went viral on Tumblr and, well...
...people kind of rolled with it. So, yeah, he's gay now. He's doing great.
This is Pennywise. He's a clown that lives in the sewer and eats children's fear.
After the It remake was released over the weekend, people started to wonder if he's LGBT too.
And if Pennywise is gay, is he dating The Babadook???
A lot of people seem to think so.
It sort of works, doesn't it?
Although, not everybody loves the idea of an LGBT Pennywise.
Apparently, if you start tweeting about Pennywise being LGBT, far-right trolls get pretty triggered.
Warning the language here gets pretty graphic.
This Twitter user seemed REALLY pissed that Pennywise was gay for some reason. Sad.
Their account was suspended shortly after. So moral of the story here, I guess, is that Pennywise is gay and you just have to deal with it.
People Have Decided Pennywise From "It" Is Gay And He's Dating The Babadook
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