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Sebastian Croft

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by Anonymousreply 415February 8, 2023 5:44 PM
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by Anonymousreply 1December 22, 2022 4:15 AM

Ty reposted.

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by Anonymousreply 2December 22, 2022 4:19 AM

Another photo of his party

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by Anonymousreply 3December 22, 2022 4:22 AM

R2 Aegon Targaryen and Ned Stark in one picture.

by Anonymousreply 4December 22, 2022 4:28 AM

R3 not intending this to sound as shady as it will but he’s so good at keeping in touch and responsive to both famous and not as famous friends. It’s a really good trait and clear why so many actors who blow up (Georgie, Emily, even Isabella) stay so fond of him.

by Anonymousreply 5December 22, 2022 4:33 AM

Thanks OP.

The Heartstopper thread got paywalled before 200 replies this time, someone should make a new one.

by Anonymousreply 6December 22, 2022 4:42 AM

Joe needs protection, Bash sure as hell isn't capable of that...the whole situation makes me ill.

by Anonymousreply 7December 22, 2022 4:45 AM

What situation are you being dramatic about?

by Anonymousreply 8December 22, 2022 4:46 AM

Love those hairy legs R1.

by Anonymousreply 9December 22, 2022 4:51 AM

r9. god yes, and those pits!

by Anonymousreply 10December 22, 2022 4:52 AM

Bash takes it up the ass, Joe is a dominant and pain inflicting top.

by Anonymousreply 11December 22, 2022 4:58 AM

R11 I’ve never seen anyone think Joe is a top. At most people have presumed they switch with a strong Bash top lean. I’m fascinated, what is the overall DL opinion

by Anonymousreply 12December 22, 2022 4:59 AM

Nobody thinks Joe has ever topped anything in his life

by Anonymousreply 13December 22, 2022 5:02 AM

Sebastian is your typical twink top.

by Anonymousreply 14December 22, 2022 5:02 AM

Joe is a power bottom.

by Anonymousreply 15December 22, 2022 5:14 AM

God willing he'll show his cock at one point. Do it for the art, Sebastian!

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by Anonymousreply 16December 22, 2022 5:28 AM

That paranoid twink thirsting after some hairy daddy is hilarious.

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by Anonymousreply 17December 22, 2022 6:25 AM

Farmer Ben and his husband are big Heartstopper fans, Joe has been following them for ages.

I don’t understand your dislike for Joe, he’s a good guy.

by Anonymousreply 18December 22, 2022 6:33 AM

[quote] Bash takes it up the ass, Joe is a dominant and pain inflicting top.

If he's a top then i'm the king of England.

Does this twink look like he can actually top anything? He probably can't top to save his life.

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by Anonymousreply 19December 22, 2022 6:59 AM

[quote] Farmer Ben and his husband are big Heartstopper fans,

So what? Does he follow all big HS fans? Didn't think so.

If i were Bash i wouldn't trust him. Given that he follows him around all the time, he probably doesn't.

Let's see what happens when he's in the States filming, for months on end, and Bash is in London or working on a project of his own.

by Anonymousreply 20December 22, 2022 7:40 AM

R20, so it’s OK for Bash to like Timothee’s thirst traps but not OK for Joe to like other’s?

by Anonymousreply 21December 22, 2022 8:03 AM

R21 Are you fucking kidding me? Are you actually comparing that hairy 50yo(?) nobody no offence) to Timothee?

Timothee is a 26yo a-list actor with millions of followers across the globe. Bash, like millions of others, admires him as an actor and a good looking guy. What does his boyfriend admire a hairy farmer for, his ploughing abilities?

by Anonymousreply 22December 22, 2022 8:27 AM

On the bright side, at least 🤪 changed tactics and isn't throwing a fit any time Joe and Kit are near each other.

by Anonymousreply 23December 22, 2022 8:33 AM

And yet, people are still feeding this troll so the thread is filled with nonsense…

by Anonymousreply 24December 22, 2022 9:10 AM

R23 Shit shows don't bother me any more. Plus, it's pretty much expected that he'll thirst over every man he meets, not just Kit. It's sad really.

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by Anonymousreply 25December 22, 2022 9:11 AM

Don’t think the first and third pic have been posted. He’s so nice with fans

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by Anonymousreply 26December 22, 2022 9:12 AM

He is even nice to his stalker.

by Anonymousreply 27December 22, 2022 9:56 AM

Joe posted

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by Anonymousreply 28December 22, 2022 11:35 AM

Nice to see a few other pics. Athough bit weird how it's a private birthday bash and yet he's tagged his stylist and expensive clothing brands so it becomes a semi ad. Does he need his stylist to style and dress him just to go to his boyfriend's party?

by Anonymousreply 29December 22, 2022 11:42 AM

Someone used that caption before.

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by Anonymousreply 30December 22, 2022 11:46 AM

He's so stingy to reuse the same picture with Bash

by Anonymousreply 31December 22, 2022 11:52 AM

I also thought tagging his stylist & brands he’s wearing is a bit odd for his boyfriends birthday party 😂 cute his mum came though, I bet she’s so grateful to Bashs parents for looking out for her boy & giving him a family away from home during this slightly insane period of his life!

by Anonymousreply 32December 22, 2022 11:56 AM

And bash just unarchived his summer 22 and sisters wedding posts. Glad they’re comfortable sharing pics with their friends and family online.

by Anonymousreply 33December 22, 2022 11:59 AM

[quote] Athough bit weird how it's a private birthday bash and yet he's tagged his stylist and expensive clothing brands so it becomes a semi ad. Does he need his stylist to style and dress him just to go to his boyfriend's party?

Unbelievable! He's so fucking ridiculous. LMAO!

by Anonymousreply 34December 22, 2022 12:11 PM

R33 The summer dump is now 8 pictures and his sisters wedding is 9 pictures. The max a photo dump can be is 10. I could definitely see Bash keeping a picture/video with him and Joe together from his sisters wedding archived. I can’t remember what used to be in the summer dump. Are there two pictures missing?

by Anonymousreply 35December 22, 2022 12:16 PM

Using a stylist if he wanted to look nice and not just wear Bash's hand me downs was probably easier since he literally flew in last freaking minute. I know this is DL, but don't be so needlessly bitchy

by Anonymousreply 36December 22, 2022 12:16 PM

Good lord, people were annoyed he didn’t post about it; now he does and they’re still annoyed. He posts literally zero personal things on his feed including his own birthday and still made a post for his boyfriend. His last personal post (aka not a show, photoshoot, or sponsored thing) was literally also with Bash in March. That’s pretty fuxking cute, he could tag the Prime Minister in it and I don’t think it would change much

by Anonymousreply 37December 22, 2022 12:22 PM

R35 his summer post still the same

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by Anonymousreply 38December 22, 2022 12:29 PM

R37 I'm pretty sure 'bit weird' was the strongest comment (made by me) and I'm not annoyed. Bit confused, maybe, but I'm hardly raging.

by Anonymousreply 39December 22, 2022 12:33 PM

Re the stylist: if she offered to pull some pieces for him and said “the only thing is you have to tag me and the designers” it’s not that unusual. As someone above said he flew in last minute, but also if he really wanted to deliver on the theme that was probably a worthwhile trade off. Bash said “outrageous glamour” and with no insult to Kit, Will, or Tobie, because they still looked good and are generally pretty low key dressers, Joe was one of the only men who followed through - probably thanks in part to Holly suggesting things; I doubt pulling velvet womenswear would’ve occurred to him. Holly and Joe seem to have a pretty close relationship (she and Bash also follow and comment on one another) so even if she just helped him find and pick pieces he’d give her s shout out.

by Anonymousreply 40December 22, 2022 12:35 PM

R35 you can always check his twitter. I think the wedding post is the same. Don't really think he'd care about archiving one specific picture when Joe's all over his IG. I do remember some pictures of him and Joe at the wedding, but that might have just been a story or on Joe's account

I'm glad he got over the need to only have 50 posts up on IG. Growth

by Anonymousreply 41December 22, 2022 12:40 PM

R39 wasn’t actually referencing you; I only posted after everyone’s favourite poster with a weird fixation on hating Joe decided it was yet more proof of him being a terrible boyfriend. That said I think chances are high the styling happened pretty organically; I doubt Joe is at the level of thinking himself famous to ask her to dress him for a party. Guessing it wasn’t him going “I’m hiring you for this”; more likely during Emmys prep or something he just mentioned bash’s birthday theme and she went “actually I can probably pull some designer pieces for you, you just need to tag me and the designers”

by Anonymousreply 42December 22, 2022 12:45 PM

Yes, same. I just thought it was quite funny! I’m pretty surprised he’s posted at all to be honest. I thought the days of posting his private life were done. I’m guessing because he used a stylist for whatever reason & the clothes are possibly borrowed, there might be some responsibility to tag who they are!

by Anonymousreply 43December 22, 2022 12:47 PM

Going from hand-me-downs to using a stylist for a private birthday party is outrageously ridiculous, no matter how many excuses y'all come up with.

by Anonymousreply 44December 22, 2022 12:48 PM

R44 It's called no longer being poor. I guess you can't relate

I do enjoy how Joe is a bad boyfriend troll completely ignores Bash hanging all over several people at his party while acting like Joe's awful for wanting to look nice and liking a charity calendar from a hairy farmer

by Anonymousreply 45December 22, 2022 12:52 PM

Unrelated but it’s sweet that the three people Joe posted with from his own birthday in 2021 (Bash, Sam, his mum) are the three he posted with from Bash’s birthday. It’s really nice how much their individual friends and family seem to love their SOs

by Anonymousreply 46December 22, 2022 12:56 PM

[quote] It's called no longer being poor. I guess you can't relate

It's called getting too big for your boots, that's what it's called.

The big question is, would he have posted at all if he had dressed himself, like every other person, and had no obligation to tag anyone?

by Anonymousreply 47December 22, 2022 1:18 PM

A cute Joe from netflix uk

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by Anonymousreply 48December 22, 2022 1:19 PM

R48 he’s absurdly cute. He and Bash were spotted at the zoo after the Trials; wondering if Bash got it for him? There’s probably a zoo in IOM too of course so could be something he did as a kid

by Anonymousreply 49December 22, 2022 1:22 PM

Not sure you’d get a penguin feeding experience for an 18 year old….

by Anonymousreply 50December 22, 2022 2:42 PM

R50 normally I’d agree but this is the same pair who went to Frozen three times together. They really lean into cutesy shit

by Anonymousreply 51December 22, 2022 2:49 PM

There's an oldish fan acct from someone who saw them snuggling and feeding penguins when they went to the zoo. Can't remember where I read it, but it was someone who didn't want to bother them. Though he probably went as a kid too.

Anyway the way to Joe's heart is giving him an ugly hat, taking him to the zoo and to the theatre.

R51 The Toy Story thing too

by Anonymousreply 52December 22, 2022 2:56 PM

I got my other half a penguin & meerkat feeding experience for their 25th birthday. It was all adults who were doing it on the day we went.. no kids at all. Mostly just couples ranging from about 20-50 in age!

It was good to be fair. So cool to have a meerkat come sit on your legs!

by Anonymousreply 53December 22, 2022 3:01 PM

No pictures of Connor at Bash’s party?

by Anonymousreply 54December 23, 2022 1:22 AM

He posted a story but haven't seen any pictures

by Anonymousreply 55December 23, 2022 1:40 AM

Connor wasn't formally invited, he was Emilia Jones' ne plus ultra plus-one! 8p

by Anonymousreply 56December 23, 2022 3:09 AM

Looks like Connor Jessup deleted his twitter account.

Hopefully he’ll share pictures from Bash’s party now that he’s back in Toronto, but he probably won’t.

by Anonymousreply 57December 23, 2022 7:46 PM

Connor deleted his twitter a few weeks ago, but some of the Heartstopper fans just noticed today.

by Anonymousreply 58December 23, 2022 7:53 PM

How do you know Connor wasn't formally invited? The guy is Sebastian's friend and also Joe's for crying out loud, he's hardly going to be Emilia's plus one when it looks like he's closer to Sebastian than she is at the moment.

by Anonymousreply 59December 23, 2022 11:46 PM

Pretty sure it was a joke

by Anonymousreply 60December 24, 2022 12:08 AM

[quote] Kind of surprised how low the numbers are on Joe's birthday post for Bash, even with Bash having posted one of the three pictures already.

Could it be that no one cared, js! Maybe fans were expecting a birthday post that came from the heart, nothing personal as such just something sweet from one bestie to another, instead they got an ad.

by Anonymousreply 61December 24, 2022 5:59 AM

Yeah who knows, I don’t think he cares either? He must be exhausted from the last few months, and he’s putting minimal effort into social media.

by Anonymousreply 62December 24, 2022 7:35 AM

Doubt either Joe or Bash are looking at the likes on a birthday IG post to determine the success of their relationship.

Seems like Bash is with his extended family; he’s made a few related follows over the past few days.

by Anonymousreply 63December 24, 2022 9:57 AM

R61 why are you cross posting questions from the main thread just to shit on Joe here?

by Anonymousreply 64December 24, 2022 10:16 AM

R64 'Cause i felt like it. Is there a law against it?

How is what i said "shitting on joe", anyway? I was merely stating a fact.

by Anonymousreply 65December 24, 2022 11:10 AM

Conan Gray followed Bash on Instagram.

by Anonymousreply 66December 24, 2022 7:02 PM

R66 that happened back in LA; Bash followed him and he followed back a day later. Still cool

by Anonymousreply 67December 24, 2022 7:07 PM

I really hope, for his sake, that Bash has better things to do than to sit through all of his boyfriends nauseating shit shows.

Plus, wtf? those drag queens that he so admires are shitting on his looks, something he's so touchy about, in the worst possible way and instead of being offended he's posting about it. Isn't that the reason he's deactivating twitter time and time again.

I guess the end justifies the means or as they same, any publicity is good publicity, right?

by Anonymousreply 68December 25, 2022 4:58 AM

[quote]his boyfriends nauseating shit shows


by Anonymousreply 69December 25, 2022 5:10 AM

Your irrational Joe hate makes less and less sense every time you post.

by Anonymousreply 70December 25, 2022 6:03 AM

Please stop feeding the troll. Just ignore.

by Anonymousreply 71December 25, 2022 7:41 AM

R70 whereas your butthurt responses every time i post something make perfect sense.

by Anonymousreply 72December 25, 2022 8:05 AM

Was Bash baptised Greek Orthodox? I’m curious if he celebrates Christmas in December or January.

by Anonymousreply 73December 25, 2022 8:49 PM

R73 His mother wears a cross so chances are that he and his siblings were baptized Greek orthodox.

by Anonymousreply 74December 25, 2022 9:08 PM

R73 not sure on baptism but he celebrates Christmas Day on December 25

by Anonymousreply 75December 25, 2022 9:27 PM

Greeks/Greek Cypriots follow the Gregorian calendar and celebrate Christmas on December 25. Russians, Ukrainians, Serbs, Georgians and some other Eastern Orthodox countries follow the Julian calendar and celebrate on January 7.

by Anonymousreply 76December 25, 2022 10:17 PM

Greeks do follow the Julian calendar when it comes to celebrating Easter.

[quote]@DoullaCroft "Χριστός ανέστη" to all my Cypriot/Greek/Orthodox family/friends/wannabegreeks #greekeaster

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by Anonymousreply 77December 25, 2022 10:24 PM

Has anyone ever seen this video of Joe and Bash dancing together? Iamsailing85 posted a little clip of it on TikTok, but I’ve never seen the longer video.

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by Anonymousreply 78December 30, 2022 7:03 PM

Here’s a link to the video clip, for reference.

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by Anonymousreply 79December 30, 2022 7:08 PM

Have never seen it. Comment says kiera milward on tiktok but I didn't see it. Though was too bored to look through her every tiktok.

by Anonymousreply 80December 30, 2022 7:52 PM

[quote]he celebrates Christmas Day on December 25

I bet he celebrates the one in January as well. And just about anything else he can think of to celebrate.

by Anonymousreply 81December 30, 2022 7:59 PM

This is sweet and a really hot pic. Shocked he refrained from posting one with Joe

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by Anonymousreply 82December 31, 2022 2:10 PM

His refrain didn’t last long lol, he posted Joe in his stories, to be fair, their dancing at Pride was pretty amazing, I’d post it too

by Anonymousreply 83December 31, 2022 2:25 PM

R81 He celebrated Christmas with his family on December 25.

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by Anonymousreply 84December 31, 2022 2:37 PM

From Steve Mulley.

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by Anonymousreply 85December 31, 2022 5:24 PM

New (old) pic from LA.

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by Anonymousreply 86December 31, 2022 10:29 PM

From Joe's friend

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by Anonymousreply 87January 1, 2023 1:59 AM

Can one or indeed both of them do a TED talk on how to get a guy so besotted with you, at 19 my boyfriend wouldn’t even drive 10 minutes to pick me up from work.

by Anonymousreply 88January 1, 2023 4:24 PM

Find the right person. I was living with my girlfriend (now wife) at 19 😂 we moved in together after about a month! Bit wild in hindsight but it worked out!

by Anonymousreply 89January 1, 2023 5:28 PM

R88 You need less a TED Talk and more better taste in men, my friend.

by Anonymousreply 90January 1, 2023 6:02 PM

Out for a walk in IOM

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by Anonymousreply 91January 1, 2023 6:13 PM

Surprised she's posting so much even under a locked account. I guess they don't really give a shit though

by Anonymousreply 92January 1, 2023 6:17 PM

R92 She took it off private this morning and has gone back again, which is what she did when she posted at Halloween. I expect she’ll take it off private again before long.

by Anonymousreply 93January 1, 2023 6:22 PM

R91 at least Joe isn’t wearing the wimbledon cap, small victories

by Anonymousreply 94January 1, 2023 6:36 PM

Is that Bash & Joes mum? I love how they love each other’s mums! It’s very cute!

by Anonymousreply 95January 1, 2023 8:09 PM

Charithra posted to her story.

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by Anonymousreply 96January 1, 2023 10:11 PM
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by Anonymousreply 97January 1, 2023 10:15 PM

Bash posted this to his story

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by Anonymousreply 98January 4, 2023 5:37 PM

I do like the fact they use their platforms to raise things like this

by Anonymousreply 99January 4, 2023 6:25 PM

The fact that fans were trying to pin him as an abuse supporter not long ago is so laughable.

by Anonymousreply 100January 4, 2023 6:30 PM

The cast overall is super sweet and political. Him raising 150K (I believe?) for charity is really impressive; Joe's obvious political advocacy; Yaz's trans advocacy, Kit's willingness to speak up for bi rep, Kizzy etc. Really nice group, really shit fandom (on Twitter).

by Anonymousreply 101January 4, 2023 6:33 PM

R98 Great message, but I can't even look at Maloney's face anymore without getting angry about how he fucked both himself and Mondaire Jones in New York.

by Anonymousreply 102January 4, 2023 6:35 PM

R101 I think it’s purely an age thing, the “fandom” on Twitter is generally really young, and are absolutely terrified of not fitting in so join bandwagons without actually thinking things through, if you look at places like Facebook, the overwhelming support for the whole cast is there, sadly the cast don’t see those as much.

by Anonymousreply 103January 4, 2023 6:40 PM

R103 agreed. To be honest (ignoring the queerbaiter and “ugly” people Who have tormented Kit and Joe, obviously they’re awful but focusing on the actual fandom), while obviously it’s horrible for Bash and to a degree Joe who get shit nonstop, it sucks even for the “golden boys/girls” (primarily Kit and Yaz) who the fandom insists can do no wrong or are perfect. They’ve seen how absolutely batshit they are about their less famous costar (Bash); they must anticipate that any minor wrong which to these lunatics includes following a US president on Twitter means they would be “cancelled” and screeched at by these insane hordes

by Anonymousreply 104January 4, 2023 10:20 PM

Didn't Kit mention something about thinking that they think they could do nothing right online? Even if they don't get attacked they know it's only a matter of time before they do.

And the main thing people shit on Bash lately is for being rich and that his family acted 200 years ago. It's true, so not much he can do about it. They also randomly tried to start some shit about him dating Joe when Joe was 17 again, but they never catches on much since people would have to admit the obvious and it's stupid even for them.

Anyway, enjoy getting my news from a Brit and a Canadian

by Anonymousreply 105January 4, 2023 10:35 PM

R105 I think the age gap stuff is also helped to not be an issue because Nick is explicitly written to be 18 months older than Charlie. It’s stretching believability even for the psychos who hate bash to adore that couple who met at 16 and 14 (arguably a more “serious” age gap) and think 19 and 17 is predatory. It is funny seeing the nepotism stuff, especially given a commercial featuring kit (his first role) has been all over Twitter this week and he’s gotten no nepotism labelling even though his mums literal job is directing or producing TV commercials. To be clear I don’t think he’s a nepo baby either; he’s really talented and doing commercials didn’t land him Elton John or Nick. But if 200 year old dead stage actors are enough surely that should be

by Anonymousreply 106January 4, 2023 10:43 PM

I'm surprised they don't make a bigger deal about a 14 year old and a 16 year old now actually. They say Kit is "freshly18" even if he's almost 19 and Joe was "barely 17" when he met Bash, even if he was almost 18. So a 14 year old is almost a 13 year old, which is barely a pre-teen which is almost a 12 year old according to their logic. Though they only bring up age when it's convenient. Like some Bash fans were saying he was sexy and some people got mad saying not to sexual the 21 year old adult man.

I think Bash has talked about being privileged before and Kit has mentioned his family are in the business, but not the exact same business. So they are aware of it. And Joe has talked about feeling he couldn't compete with people like Kit and Bash for roles, didn't mention them by name obviously but those London kids who can do West End on the weekend and take acting lessons, etc.

by Anonymousreply 107January 4, 2023 11:55 PM

I learned from the nepotism thing that Bash's mom invests in theater and film, does anyone know more about that?

by Anonymousreply 108January 5, 2023 2:15 AM

R108 I think she mentioned it briefly a few years ago - she’s hardly funding big performances. I think she legitimately donates to small films and plays more than invests

by Anonymousreply 109January 5, 2023 2:18 AM

That seems more like a family that loves the theater and arts supporting small productions, which for any sane person would be seen as a good thing. She's not bankrolling his career.

by Anonymousreply 110January 5, 2023 2:27 AM

Bradley’s latest IG story

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by Anonymousreply 111January 5, 2023 6:10 PM

Connor posted.

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by Anonymousreply 112January 5, 2023 6:32 PM
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by Anonymousreply 113January 5, 2023 8:18 PM

Noticed that Bash liked Maia’s insta post about 30 mins ago. Which would be about 0430 in London… or 2230 In Atlanta. Hmmm, which is mostly likely? :))

by Anonymousreply 114January 6, 2023 4:12 AM

He always gives himself away where he is with his social media. So probably not awake in London/IOM at 4:30am. Though Agatha wasn't supposed to start filming until the 17th, though everyone could be wrong again.

by Anonymousreply 115January 6, 2023 4:42 AM

Could be at the airport. Or it would make complete sense for Joe to fly to Atlanta a couple weeks before filming to get over the jet lag, unpack & settle into his accommodation, any last minute costume/hair/makeup trials etc. If he’s doing any stunts, he might have some practice to do etc.

by Anonymousreply 116January 6, 2023 6:50 AM

I don’t think anyone knows for sure when it starts filming there’s been so many conflicting reports plus them saying they filmed in Atlanta in December when it looks like it was actually LA, so could well be starting filming next week as they originally planned… who knows

by Anonymousreply 117January 6, 2023 7:08 PM

When should we expect a release date/trailer for HTDBW?

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by Anonymousreply 118January 7, 2023 9:48 AM

I thought it might have been a valentines release just based on the fact it’s a typical rom com, but I think there probably would have been a trailer by now if that were the case

by Anonymousreply 119January 7, 2023 10:11 AM

I'd guess spring/summer since no trailer yet.

by Anonymousreply 120January 7, 2023 10:31 AM

R114 Remains to be seen if you were right about Bash, but Joe's for sure in Georgia

by Anonymousreply 121January 7, 2023 4:02 PM

He must be with someone, can’t imagine you’d go on a hiking trail on your own when you don’t know the area, doesn’t seem very safe, although you could probably hire a guide I suppose

by Anonymousreply 122January 7, 2023 5:13 PM

Bash is either up at 3-4 am London time for the past 2 days (has liked things at that time both days) or more likely he’s in Atlanta with Joe.

Unrelated but both of them posted on their finstas within the past 2 days.

by Anonymousreply 123January 7, 2023 5:20 PM

R123 Aww, I bet they're posting Atlanta related stuff. Such a shame we can't see it.

by Anonymousreply 124January 7, 2023 5:33 PM

Given their prior history and Bash being obvious with his likes I'd guess he went with him, espeically if he's off for the weekend and just settling in.

Atlanta filming said 3 days ago Agatha hadn't begun filming and he would know a few days before they did and he hasn't updated yet, so maybe it doesn't start for a bit.

by Anonymousreply 125January 7, 2023 5:48 PM

Bash is in Atlanta.

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by Anonymousreply 126January 7, 2023 6:00 PM

God they’re cute. Really such an old married couple

by Anonymousreply 127January 7, 2023 6:01 PM

That’s a lot of coffee lol

by Anonymousreply 128January 7, 2023 6:02 PM

They really are attached at the hip, good for them

by Anonymousreply 129January 7, 2023 6:03 PM

I’m dying to see how the “they’re just friends!!” Spin this one.

by Anonymousreply 130January 7, 2023 6:04 PM

Of course he is.

Bash looking sexy though.

by Anonymousreply 131January 7, 2023 6:04 PM

Guessing the eyebrow slit is part of the Wiccan look. He had it for the Emmys as they were filming those two weeks and has it now. They looks great; unsurprised Bash is 1. In America with him 2. Pushing the cart. super mutually whipped couple. They are cute

by Anonymousreply 132January 7, 2023 6:07 PM

R130 Don't think anyone says that anymore do they? They just screech that Joe said not to talk about his personal life even if he was talking about the media making money off his relationship

Though I'm guessing tiktok still thinks Joe and Kit are fucking

by Anonymousreply 133January 7, 2023 6:07 PM

Pretty obvious that the slit was for Wiccan, he wouldn't have made an appearance change for any other reason right before starting a new role.

by Anonymousreply 134January 7, 2023 6:11 PM

R133 you’d be surprised

by Anonymousreply 135January 7, 2023 6:13 PM

The stubble!

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by Anonymousreply 136January 7, 2023 7:02 PM

His facial hair must grow so fast; Joe looks unshaved too but much shorter stubble. Probably didn’t bother bringing a razor from england

by Anonymousreply 137January 7, 2023 7:17 PM

Oh these two. Of course Bash is with him for a bit 🥰

by Anonymousreply 138January 7, 2023 10:25 PM

R133 I haven’t seen much of that recently either although I don’t exactly do deep dives into twitter to look. The constant harping on about how everyone hugs/ kisses/ holds hands/ spends two years joined at the hip with their platonic friends and cancelling anyone that suggests otherwise seems to have stopped at least in the higher profile accounts.

It felt like the brutality of the autumn attacks on Joe and Bash followed by Kit’s coming out and their subsequent wholesale retreat from social media and the twitter fanbase forced some vague sense of reality into their dysfunctional online world. Nothing too life changing but enough of a sense of unease to make them think in any brief flashes of self awareness that maybe just maybe they were the problem and should give it a rest.

Then after Brazil in particular it just became so ridiculous to deny the ratios got uncomfortable and they seemed to mostly give up or at least shut up

by Anonymousreply 139January 8, 2023 2:09 AM

R139 agreed. they were briefly rejuvenated by their purposeful misreading of the GQ article where Joe explicitly said “media making money off my love life speculations is gross” and decided fans saying “they’re a cute couple” Wes equally inappropriate. But that kind of died down again when Joe then proceeded to take bash as his plus one not only to the actual GQ event but also brazil and the Emmys (and now Atlanta). Now they’re just clinging to the fact that they have the right to dislike Bash (one of them hilariously is a trans person who named himself after joe which is puzzling). At some point asking people to ignore the obvious becomes too much even for them.

by Anonymousreply 140January 8, 2023 5:30 PM

Another fan spotting today

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by Anonymousreply 141January 9, 2023 12:12 AM

Bash is looking particularly attractive in these Atlanta pictures. I mean they both look great and relaxed, but Bash extra tousled, chilled and very happy. If I was a romantic I would say he was glowing.

Puts me in mind of what he said at New Year about wishing he could bottle 2022 in spite of all the shit the deranged fan element have put them through and why not? He has a very cute boyfriend who he is clearly madly in love with, they have both had an insanely successful year professionally and personally, and he’s presumably just had a great birthday and holiday season with loved ones.

It makes me happy to see two deserving young gay men so happy in life and together

by Anonymousreply 142January 9, 2023 12:44 AM

They both had a great year. I really doubt they are too concerned about a few deranged fans online.

Also it's gotta be fun to kind of leave the nest and go out on their own quite a bit this year. They got travel all over the place together.

by Anonymousreply 143January 9, 2023 1:39 AM

Nice to leave the nest, nice to have a little time just the two of them; both are doing well in their careers especially for their ages and how brand new Joe is, and now have time to actually be together. They also both look great, if tired

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by Anonymousreply 145January 9, 2023 4:19 AM

[quote]If I was a romantic I would say he was glowing.


by Anonymousreply 146January 9, 2023 7:38 AM

R146 Please don’t it puts me in mind of the fangirls obsessed with male pregnancy fantasies for their gay ships. Thankfully that is one area of madness that doesn’t seem to have much of a footing with the Heartstopper fans possibly their only redeeming feature. I was definitely thinking of a very different afterglow

by Anonymousreply 147January 9, 2023 5:26 PM

Possibly another sighting or they’re mates with the girl that met them yesterday.

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by Anonymousreply 148January 9, 2023 9:37 PM

R148 Yeah, that photo was the one we saw. I don't think Joe's filming if he's active on IG. Bash was as well at around the same time.

This is a really old picture going around twitter. Never have seen it before.

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by Anonymousreply 149January 11, 2023 2:08 AM

R149 they are cute

by Anonymousreply 150January 11, 2023 2:40 AM

R149 Bash’s friend posted that on Instagram for his 20th birthday

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by Anonymousreply 151January 11, 2023 2:44 AM

They are cute. Kinda makes me laugh that those DM pictures were so tame compared to how they had acted in the past and the pictures they posted themselves, even not too long before that. Must have been confusing why they got exposed for that.

Apparently someone met them yesterday but didn't ask for pictures.

by Anonymousreply 152January 11, 2023 2:48 AM

R152 and a lot of those photos are still on their (mainly Bash’s) social media now, like the one with Joe’s head in Bash’s lap

Where did you see that about someone meeting them?

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by Anonymousreply 153January 11, 2023 2:54 AM
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by Anonymousreply 154January 11, 2023 4:42 AM

She has quite the treasure trove of Bash photos.

by Anonymousreply 155January 11, 2023 5:25 AM

She must have just taken her account off private, there's no way people wouldn't have found these photos before now

by Anonymousreply 156January 11, 2023 6:23 AM

Yeah, she was private. Her newest post has a pic of Bash (and Connor) from his bday party too

by Anonymousreply 157January 11, 2023 6:29 AM

Bash is voicing the male playable character for the Hogwarts game

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by Anonymousreply 158January 11, 2023 1:47 PM

That’s pretty cool. I’m assuming he recorded it ages ago since it’s being released so soon.

by Anonymousreply 159January 11, 2023 2:48 PM

R158 Wow, this is huge! I've been really excited for this game - I'm female so was gonna play as the female character, but may now have to play as Bash.

by Anonymousreply 160January 11, 2023 4:16 PM

Then be sure to show us your naughty bits r160!

by Anonymousreply 161January 11, 2023 4:26 PM

Lol. This thread is like wow, cool. The HS tread is death to Harry Potter & Bash is a fool 😂 I hate JK & have never been a fan of Potter but millions are. My nieces & nephews are obsessed. I think it’s OK to separate the book from the twatish views of the author.

by Anonymousreply 162January 11, 2023 5:24 PM

Anyway, babe wake up. New fake Bash scandal just dropped. Been a minute since one has happened.

This is also a case of he can't really say much about it since it's something he was paid to do ages ago. You don't burn bridges. People both say he's an unemployed loser (while also being a nepo baby) who follows Joe around but at the same time think he has the power to pick and choose every single project and call out Hollywood. Pick a side.

R162 Well that thread is full of certain fans...

by Anonymousreply 163January 11, 2023 5:29 PM

It will all blow over yet again, poor kid can't catch a break. I swear people just want to have someone to have an issue with

by Anonymousreply 164January 11, 2023 5:35 PM

He's the fandom punching bag.

R153 Sorry this took awhile, but I asked the person where they saw it and they never replied back to me, so just take it with a grain of salt. I believe it, but I'd guess it's a locked account and they want to brag but also gatekeep the information as usual.

by Anonymousreply 165January 11, 2023 5:44 PM

Logged onto Twitter, saw the shitstorm (which Joe is somehow getting pulled into), logged out. Good lord, those two cannot catch a break

by Anonymousreply 166January 11, 2023 6:45 PM

Joe is next anyway. Once the Wiccan role is confirmed he would be called anti Semitic. Saw people calling Joe's fans antisemitic yesterday for supporting him. Nothing new.

by Anonymousreply 167January 11, 2023 6:50 PM

Probably not a bad idea they're together at the moment, at least Joe can delete the Twitter app for him lol

by Anonymousreply 168January 11, 2023 6:54 PM

R166 Joe got pulled into it since they went to see HP before together which gets brought up monthly anyway as a way to shit on them, and with HP being antisemitic in a way and Joe being Wiccan you can figure out the rest.

by Anonymousreply 169January 11, 2023 7:06 PM

R169 their leaps in logic are awe inspiring

by Anonymousreply 170January 11, 2023 7:13 PM

A bit funny though

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by Anonymousreply 171January 11, 2023 7:21 PM

R171 took me a minute to get that. How little of a shit the fandom gives about the lead actor is honestly a bit impressive.

I do think bash will probably say / do something, not even because of the backlash (though that doesn’t help) but because I think he’s a genuinely nice person who actually does care about trans rights.

Obviously his PR should draft it if he posts but Something like “I signed the contract and did the voice acting in 2020. I should have done more diligence on the author and whether profits would go to her at the time. Now that her blatant transphobia is public I am horrified and saddened, and sincerely apologize to everyone hurt by my participation. I have donated my earnings to XYZ Trans Org and encourage others to donate there. Trans rights are human rights” would not shock me

by Anonymousreply 172January 11, 2023 7:28 PM

I don't think he'll say anything about it. HP is still a huge franchise and the game is getting a lot attention. It's expected to be one of the best selling games this year.

The outrage is the same usual people. He probably just won't promote it at all.

by Anonymousreply 173January 11, 2023 7:40 PM

I hope he says nothing because it only sets precedent to every other little thing fandom tweenies want addressed. At this point he also needs to deactivate twitter, the good old days are long gone.

by Anonymousreply 174January 11, 2023 7:59 PM

I also hope he says nothing. The idiots in the QTs dramatically announcing that 'he's done for' and they won't be supporting him, as if he's gonna be devastated about losing the support of some chronically online teenage stranger. He seems like one of the loveliest and most genuine people I've come across, and it's really unfair that he gets so much crap.

by Anonymousreply 175January 11, 2023 8:25 PM

I posted 172 - to be clear it’s not that he should say something or owes anyone, just think given how lovely he is he likely will

by Anonymousreply 176January 11, 2023 8:26 PM

'Bash' is trending with 11k tweets. I really hope he doesn't go on Twitter - and I hope Joe doesn't either, like he did last time when Bash was getting crapped on.

by Anonymousreply 177January 11, 2023 8:28 PM

For you trending isn't important

by Anonymousreply 178January 11, 2023 8:37 PM

... surely 11,000 tweets are, though?

by Anonymousreply 179January 11, 2023 8:52 PM

I highly doubt many at all will be about bash. It’ll be people mentioning “birthday bash” or to bash someone. You only see that because you follow or search Heartstopper related things.

by Anonymousreply 180January 11, 2023 8:54 PM

cancelled for alleged anti semitism with no real explanation too, just like Joe. It’s nice that the boyfriends have things in common.

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by Anonymousreply 181January 11, 2023 9:09 PM

R181 Why are is everyone so shocked in the comments?

the OMG WHAT!!! like they got confirmation he did something horrible. He dubbed a cartoon.

by Anonymousreply 182January 11, 2023 9:18 PM

Give it a few weeks and they’ll have found a new reason/excuse to hate on him. The next interview he gives or another casting announcement, even more so the longer he’s seen in Atlanta with Joe.

by Anonymousreply 183January 11, 2023 9:20 PM

R183 oh I think they’ve given up on hating him for being with Joe and have moved onto disliking both of them so… progress I suppose?

by Anonymousreply 184January 11, 2023 9:25 PM

That's why it's hard to take them seriously. They get mad every month. Interviewgate/Brazil (they would have gotten mad about the Emmy's, but were too distracted by Kit not going) was the last one, so it was about that time. They were already getting mad he was in Atlanta with Joe so not surprised they found something.

Can't wait for HS to be over with

by Anonymousreply 185January 11, 2023 9:25 PM

I don’t even want to look at twitter and sincerely hope neither Joe or Bash are.

I also wouldn’t be surprised if he says something about this. It is likely he did it quite a while ago before the extent of JK’s transphobia became known and genuinely isn’t comfortable with it now. At the same time he would have known this was coming and exactly what the reaction would be.

We know Bash is not a transphobe, anyone with any grasp of reality knows that, and life decisions are complex. But try telling the deranged twitter monsters who can finally smell blood and a sense of justification for their months of irrational hate. They can give a reason to themselves and others that avoids them admitting they are a bunch of chronically entitled homophobic bullies who have never forgiven Joe for falling in love with the wrong boy.

I hope they all cancel him and Joe once and for all and finally fuck the hell off and leave them alone

by Anonymousreply 186January 11, 2023 9:37 PM

So funny how they all realize they can just not support celebs they disagree with ( ie JD) but can’t seem to do the same with Bash and instead choose to beat whatever poor dead horse they can find on him.

by Anonymousreply 187January 11, 2023 9:52 PM

Fans should also ignore it. No point in fighting about it. The ones who hate him aren't going to change their mind.

by Anonymousreply 188January 11, 2023 9:55 PM

I felt compelled to have a look in the end and it was basically as expected. From everything apparently settling down we have now moved to complete cancellation even by the die hard Bash sympathisers among the big accounts. It feels final and I hope it is but after Joe’s cancellation they all turned again as if nothing had happened so who knows?

Interesting that it seems to have drawn the attention of some accounts with no connection to the Heartstopper fanbase who seem pretty horrified at the apparent irrational, disproportionate and unprovoked wave of hate against a young actor having no prior knowledge of how the fans conduct themselves and their vendetta against Bash.

There are a few trying to stand against the tide with futile defensive attempts at reason. It is a waste of time they need to just ignore until it eventually calms down.

It has reached the point where someone needs to tell them to just leave him alone if they hate him so much. According to them he is an abuser, abuse supporter, misogynist, racist, nepo baby, transphobe, anti semite, predator, hanger on and I am sure I have missed plenty more. If he is even half of those things why are they even engaging with the show? Why are they supporting the cast and creator who love and support him? If they love a monster why aren’t they calling them out like they call out anyone who supports Johnny Depp? Because that description sounds far worse than Johnny ever was.

It is so much hate and lies against a kind, well loved young gay man just because they cannot separate reality from fantasy. They have done everything entitled bullies can do to make him go away from Joe and Heartstopper and to his credit he has just carried on loving and living his life. Meanwhile in their rabbit holes they feed off the invented justification for their hate because they cannot possibly just be the baddies and the jealous, spiteful ones who are throwing a tantrum because he is messing with their parasocial fantasies

by Anonymousreply 189January 12, 2023 3:46 AM

At the end of the day Bash was never going to come out the other side of HS in a positive light in the HS fandom because he ruins their fantasy of Joe and Kit skipping off into the sunset and being the real life Nick and Charlie, whether they admit that's the reason or not. You only have to glance at other fandoms to see this isn't a new thing; anyone that even dares look at Harry or Louis is treated as though they have killed an orphanage. The quicker Bash can land new jobs and move away from the HS fandom the better.

by Anonymousreply 190January 12, 2023 7:02 AM

100%. Same with YR. The hate Omar’s boyfriend gets is horrendous. And some of them have now turned on Omar because he had the audacity to block people leaving these shitty comments. And it’s all because it ruins their Omar & Edvin ship.

It’s sad though because I bet all of these actors can’t wait to get away from these shows that they personally love & have ultimately opened up a world of opportunity. Joe must be beyond grateful to HS & I assume would love to look back at the entire time fondly. But it’s tainted by the idiotic fans who have no clue how to behave. I think they’ll breathe a sigh of relief to leave it behind.

by Anonymousreply 191January 12, 2023 8:48 AM

The other girl who voices the other character in the game posted and said she'd been working on it for 3 years, which would predate JKR comments (as most people thought) also, the difference in the comments on her post, all very positive, so it's literally just HS fans dragging him then.

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by Anonymousreply 192January 12, 2023 11:59 AM

The instagram post for the game has barley any bad comments at all and there are loads of positive ones for Bash. It’s clearly just the Twitter section of the hs fandom.

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by Anonymousreply 193January 12, 2023 12:26 PM

Only Bash really had negative comments on twitter.

by Anonymousreply 194January 12, 2023 12:37 PM

Who needs enemies when you have "fans"

by Anonymousreply 195January 12, 2023 12:43 PM

R194 Even on twitter there’s a lot of positive comments mixed in with the vitriol. A reminder that the instinctive response by normal people is well done and move on. They are so loud and so pervasive in the Heartstopper twitter world it is easy to forget just how small that is and even most Heartstopper fans don’t know they exist or anything about the hate Bash gets

by Anonymousreply 196January 12, 2023 12:51 PM

R196 agreed - it’s very unpleasant on Twitter rn but even on there he’s lost under 1000 followers (and generally fluctuates ~200 or so daily anyway). I don’t like JKR either, but they’re really dumb if they think the others won’t work with or do something “problematic” going forward. They’re already cancelling Joe for wiccan because he’s the wrong type of white; what happens to their fragile psyche if Kit takes a David O Russell or MeL Gibson filn role or something because their careers are more important than the feelings of unhinged fans?

by Anonymousreply 197January 12, 2023 1:10 PM

JKR also didn't have anything to do with the game. Her comments actually make it difficult for the people who are working on the game to have a livelihood. I've read some comments about how everyone pretty much hates her because they worry about her ruining the popularity of the game. Game development is notoriously hard work and people aren't treated well.

I'm more annoyed with some of the comments about how Bash is "only" supportive of cis gay men as if that's a horrible thing to do to support gay men, but there is the suggestion that he only cares about himself. But it's not even true. His charity work has always been about the whole LGBTQ umbrella, not just gay men. I don't care if people get upset about shit, get upset, but it's just they immediately go with the worst possible accusations with him. He gave a nuanced answer about Ben - he's a abuse apologist, he follows Trump - he's a Trump support, he works on a HP game - he's a TERF and anti-Semitic. Then they use all these weird ass leaps in logic to say he's always been problematic and is constantly doing horrible things.

Well, I did laugh at people calling him "nepo boyfriend" yesterday.

But HS really can't end soon enough for me.

by Anonymousreply 198January 12, 2023 1:14 PM

R198 I noticed that coming out as well from the usual suspects pushing the Bash has always been problematic narrative. They have tried misogyny and racism before and “isn’t it weird he doesn’t have many poc friends?” is now “it’s always been creepy how he only supports gay men” as proof he is a transphobe.

There is more than a little homophobia in it as there always has been underlying the Joe and Bash hate. It has been said before but they are largely a young, female, pretty sexless and uptight group who seem to quite openly view male sexuality as inherently gross, predatory and offensive. And Joe and Bash are both proudly gay men who have clearly been doing a lot more than just holding hands for a long time unlike their chaste play things Nick and Charlie.

For the fanbase of a story based around two boys falling in love they sure don’t like gay men being gay

by Anonymousreply 199January 12, 2023 2:12 PM

Yikes at Pink News. The founders met Joe and Bash at a festival over the summer and gushed over them / said Joe RT them made them viral and now this.

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by Anonymousreply 200January 12, 2023 2:15 PM

He'll probably have to end up saying something now....

by Anonymousreply 201January 12, 2023 2:18 PM

r199 Them hating gay men (especially white gay men) has always been obvious. I've seen more than once how biphobia and transphobia are the two most pressing issues in the whole world and basically implications that gay men are privileged.

And those HS fans 100% hate the idea of gay men having sex. They don't even like the idea of Nick and Charlie fucking.

by Anonymousreply 202January 12, 2023 2:25 PM

I don’t think all will be immediately solved when Heartstopper ends - young fans will still be idiots and they won’t all have come from Heartstopper. The same happens with other shows with a young fanbase, because of the woke teenage culture nowadays where everyone is trying to one up the other with their moral righteousness.

by Anonymousreply 203January 12, 2023 2:34 PM

Anyway, I guess I'll just stan antisemitic boyfriends Joe and Bash

r203 Probably. Truthfully nobody in the fandom actually cares what anyone but Joe, Bash and Kit do. And they wouldn't care much about Bash if he weren't dating Joe and if people didn't like him. Cormac for example has liked so many awful things and nobody gives a single shit since nobody cares about him at all.

by Anonymousreply 204January 12, 2023 2:59 PM

Based on the fact that some comments on here sound exactly like comments people have made on Twitter and vice versa, I had a feeling that some of the creepy fraus that don't know what boundaries are and are weird about Joe and Bash lurk and/or post on here. Didn't realize they were reposting comments to Twitter. This is the frau that wrote a 14-part JoeBash fic. She took R189's comment and ran it through a translator.

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by Anonymousreply 205January 12, 2023 3:53 PM

I found one of my comments from here on twitter the other day, so not completely shocked at this.

by Anonymousreply 206January 12, 2023 3:58 PM

I don't think they post here. I think they take posts from here. I got accused of being from twitter by the bash troll (I'm on twitter, just not hstwt) because they took one of my comments and sent it to a CC. The person who accused me was obviously from twitter though to find it on a rando curiouscat

by Anonymousreply 207January 12, 2023 4:00 PM

I'm also pretty sure none of them on twitter are old enough to have a credit card so you know none of the twitter lot are posting once it's paywalled lol

by Anonymousreply 208January 12, 2023 4:04 PM

As long as it’s not that JoeBashCandies lunatic…

by Anonymousreply 209January 12, 2023 4:06 PM

R208 That's why I ignore requests to make new HS threads before 600 posts.

by Anonymousreply 210January 12, 2023 4:08 PM

Yes r205 they had reposted one of my Emmy pics pretty quickly so definitely a lurker.

by Anonymousreply 211January 12, 2023 4:36 PM

Nell in an interview talking about Bash and the movie they filmed years ago

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by Anonymousreply 212January 12, 2023 4:57 PM

R212 that’s really sweet. His birthday post for her was cute; she clearly adores him and is super fond of Joe (think she posted pre show “go watch my sons in Heartstopper”).

by Anonymousreply 213January 12, 2023 5:04 PM

R205 Oh dear god so does that make me part of Heartstopper twitter now? I would rather put my hand in a vipers nest.

I wish they wouldn’t but I have definitely seen it before usually with less obvious paraphrasing rather than a direct lift.

That JoeBashCandies oddity gets a lot of hate but apart from her apparent unholy interest in the sex lives of gay boys I looked at her account and she seems one of the least hateful ones on there. A bit like the Bangers and Bash stalker weird as hell but ultimately harmless unless I have missed something

by Anonymousreply 214January 12, 2023 5:10 PM

R214 The worst of the JoeBashCandies stuff was on Curious Cat, she’s much better about hiding her derangement now.

by Anonymousreply 215January 12, 2023 5:15 PM

R215 She's still a freak, but on a different account.

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by Anonymousreply 216January 12, 2023 5:22 PM

There's a few really freakishly cringe Joe and Bash fans on twitter. I don't get how why they are so bold to act like they do with all their names out there and in public where the cast might see them. Not that this thread doesn't say some shit sometimes, but I don't think the cast is lurking on DL

by Anonymousreply 217January 12, 2023 5:50 PM

Compared to how this place used to be, and twitter currently is, this place is fairly tame nowadays. I don’t think the cast would be too offended.

by Anonymousreply 218January 12, 2023 5:54 PM

I doubt Joe and Bash would care about some semi-racy comments about them, which at worst is all people say here.

It's pretty obvious they don't mind if people like them together, even twitter weirdos who @ them embarrassing shit. They are much more bothered by hateful crap

by Anonymousreply 219January 12, 2023 5:59 PM

R218 This place is the ideal sweet spot where no one is in denial about Joe and Bash being together and we're not overrun by weird fraus who fetishize them (except for one comment that read a little frauish yesterday, but I'll give the benefit of the doubt).

R216 A lot of the things on her CC are weird, but these two are...particularly weird, at least to me. Full caucasians? All men are vers?

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by Anonymousreply 220January 12, 2023 6:02 PM

R220 she and some of the other frau fans have a fixation with Bash and Joe being “equally vers”. They have said they think it’s a sign of their respect for one another… I don’t even know.

by Anonymousreply 221January 12, 2023 6:06 PM

I just think she wants to imagine Bash getting fucked. Nice dream, but....

But it's a typical progressive frau thing to think every man is vers. Like Alice thinks women came up with the terms top/bottom

by Anonymousreply 222January 12, 2023 6:10 PM

R221 Only in the Heartstopper fandom would the fraus who acknowledge that they're in a relationship be as homophobic as the fraus that hate that Joe and Bash are together.

by Anonymousreply 223January 12, 2023 6:11 PM

R223 it’s genuinely funny. I read her CC exactly once and I’m pretty sure it was the fanfiction woman replying, saying people were stereotyping thinking that Joe is a bottom. She said she got the vers “statistic” from dating app data

by Anonymousreply 224January 12, 2023 6:16 PM

I honestly would not want to be famous these days. You have to be perfect. You have to be versed on every single possible problematic thing about everything that exists. You’ve gotta be holier than Greta T and even then, there’ll be something you didn’t consider. You’ll eat a sandwich from Pret and be cancelled because how can you not know that Pret is killing independent cafes. Or you’ll wear something from Primark & OUTRAGE cos sweatshops.

Christ, we are just all trying to live & live within our means. I try do my bit for the planet, for human suffering, for charities, small business etc but there’s only so much one person can do!

by Anonymousreply 225January 12, 2023 7:05 PM

It just reminds me of that interview Kit did where he said something about always feeling like everything you do is a mistake

by Anonymousreply 226January 12, 2023 7:24 PM

I’m not saying this in a “woe is him” way, but for all people are now accusing him of only caring about gay guys and not about trans people, he clearly really cares about the whole community. Even putting aside the hate and shit he’s getting for this, He probably independently doesn’t feel amazing about putting money in JKR’s pocket. That’s certainly not helped along by Twitter psychos.

by Anonymousreply 227January 12, 2023 7:45 PM

I honestly don’t care if people like Harry Potter. It’s a fictional book. Many of my friends are huge fans. So long as they don’t agree with JKs views, I’m good. They can carry on enjoying a story about Wizards.

by Anonymousreply 228January 12, 2023 8:52 PM

I love how people actually think JKR is making the game and that Bash being in it means that he somehow agrees with everything she says/does.

by Anonymousreply 229January 13, 2023 1:45 AM

R229 they’ve turned the focus to anti-semitism now - I think because they’ve realized he actually did the game re her transphobic comments but they want an excuse to not “uncancel” him. I do think any of the cast would’ve gotten backlash for this announcement but aside from him and probably Joe, once people found out the timeline they would’ve cooled down a lot. Because it’s him it’s staying “unforgivable”

Not that I ever thought Pink News was the zenith of journalism but the 3 times they’ve tweeted that article today (one a seven tweet thread calling it problematic but never saying “it’s unknown when they recorded their dialogue”) shows they have no integrity at all

by Anonymousreply 230January 13, 2023 1:50 AM

The Pink News Twitter account uses an auto-publisher that pushes out all of their stories multiple times, so it may not be the end of the Bash tweets.

by Anonymousreply 231January 13, 2023 3:25 AM

The Pink News ratio is looking pretty bad for them I’ve had a read of the replies and they are almost all attacking them for setting Bash up for a kicking, outright bad journalism or making a fuss about nothing. It looks like some are Bash fans but there are others who are clearly older and not apparently Heartstopper related and some trans folk also taking offence at the article.

I don’t know what it has done for their engagement which was doubtless their main motivation but it doesn’t seem to have helped their popularity

by Anonymousreply 232January 13, 2023 4:09 AM

R232 Good

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by Anonymousreply 233January 13, 2023 4:12 AM

The comments under the pink news instagram post are nearly all bad and I think much worse than what I’ve seen hs Twitter fans post. I’ve blocked them on Twitter, so hopefully their shite never comes up again.

by Anonymousreply 234January 13, 2023 4:18 AM

I already blocked pinknews

I can't believe they actually met Joe and Bash and then suggest he's transphobic.

by Anonymousreply 235January 13, 2023 4:21 AM

Pink news really cut off their nose to spite their face. I don’t think they even believe that he is transphobic; they just know posting abt Heartstopper and more specifically what fans want to hear gets them clicks. Using a pic of him as Ben, citing only his name although Simon Pegg is way more famous, randomly mentioning anti semitism, saying nothing about the probable date of his casting - they know what they’re doing. The thing is a lot of their “credibility” (as they even said meeting Joe and bash last summer ironically) is from the cast RT and interacting with them. Aside from maybe some of the minor cast, no one else will now. Why would they when they know articles will be written and IG posts made about stupid minor Twitter scandals?

by Anonymousreply 236January 13, 2023 4:26 AM

Just took a look at the Instagram post for PinkNews and holy shit

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by Anonymousreply 237January 13, 2023 4:28 AM

R237 And they are both trans. The girls are fighting

by Anonymousreply 238January 13, 2023 4:44 AM

Meow42nd perfectly summing up the deranged HS fans, making massive assumptions based on absolutely nothing

by Anonymousreply 239January 13, 2023 5:12 AM

I'm so bothered the annoys ass fraus who defend Bash can't even defend him correctly. His charity shit is all for LGBT, not just for gay men. I don't think the man has ever said gay anyway, he always says queer. if you are going to fight, at least know some basic information about him? Didn't he just do something for LGBT refugees a few weeks back?

Someone says he's always been weird about trans people, they reply he's gay and probably didn't know any better and the contract is old? Useless.

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by Anonymousreply 240January 13, 2023 5:27 AM

R239 Have any of these idiots actually heard of terms like libel and slander?

It is a noticeable part of their entitlement, and a possible sign they have never been held accountable for anything, that they throw around terms like that so frivolously. Also I might add an insult to render such serious accusations meaningless.

I know it will never happen but part of me would love to see some of these hysterics dragged through court and made to actually reflect on and take responsibility for what they are saying

by Anonymousreply 241January 13, 2023 5:31 AM

Someone read your post r241

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by Anonymousreply 242January 13, 2023 7:10 AM

R242 Unfortunately it doesn’t look like they have managed to interpret the essence of the text with any degree of maturity or awareness.

Although as they clearly identify with the term “hysterics” enough to want to claim it as directed to them personally maybe there is hope for a breakthrough in self awareness after all. I can almost hear the screeching from here

by Anonymousreply 243January 13, 2023 7:40 AM

I'm actually quite warming to that Bangers and Bash girl, you can't knock how much she supports him through everything, yes she's a little overzealous at times,but, she's clearly harmless and he could use some positivity

by Anonymousreply 244January 13, 2023 4:25 PM

R244 the few ride or dies are genuinely endearing to me at this point

by Anonymousreply 245January 13, 2023 4:36 PM

Good for them. Hope they’re getting drunk and mocking the Twitter idiots

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by Anonymousreply 246January 13, 2023 9:33 PM

they are probably paying zero attention to it. Anyway, really nice they are together still.

I'm assuming Bash will say something eventually about a donation or something along those lines. The game releases in less than a month.

by Anonymousreply 247January 13, 2023 9:47 PM

Sounds silly but it’s always a bit strange/sad seeing a photo of them after a shit show like this. It’s like a stark reminder that yes, they’re real humans who are being subjected to all this crap.

by Anonymousreply 248January 13, 2023 9:57 PM

They are kids. Maybe the 15 year old don't realize it since they probably think a 21 year old is a senior citizen, but they both are kids who are not going to perfect. Not that I think Bash did anything wrong here.

Also what really bothers these people is Bash remains unbothered. I've seen so many complaints about how he just ignores their concerns constantly. They want a reaction from him and want him to make a full on notes app apologies with explanations every time they get mad (which is twice monthly at least). They also keep bringing up Kit saying would never do anything wrong because he's perfect. Kit might work with someone questionable in his career, I'd guess he will one day since it's unavoidable in Hollywood. He also might just in general fuck up.

I'm being dramatic, but I do worry a bit for the cast.

by Anonymousreply 249January 13, 2023 10:02 PM

I really like Bash’s bell pepper cardigan.

In the wine isle, understandably!

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by Anonymousreply 250January 13, 2023 11:08 PM

Well, he has spoken.

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by Anonymousreply 251January 14, 2023 4:38 PM

Good response I think

by Anonymousreply 252January 14, 2023 4:43 PM

Can't wait to see the crazy fangirl responses

by Anonymousreply 253January 14, 2023 4:55 PM

R253 look at the QRT and you have loads to choose from

by Anonymousreply 254January 14, 2023 4:56 PM

It's good Joe isn't on Twitter anymore. Would have went on a blocking spree.

by Anonymousreply 255January 14, 2023 4:57 PM

Don't have a Twitter account so they won't let me view them R254

by Anonymousreply 256January 14, 2023 4:57 PM

He’s always so sweet. It was obvious that he was cast years ago considering he followed the other voice actors way before he followed Ty and people from Doom Patrol.

by Anonymousreply 257January 14, 2023 4:58 PM

R256 to summarize: a load of “so you had three years to drop out”, “she’s been openly transphobic for over 5 years”, “what about anti semitism”

by Anonymousreply 258January 14, 2023 5:01 PM

I think some of these people are overestimating how much the average person knows about JK Rowling… most of this is complete news to me.

Bash is a good person. Comments like those would’ve come regardless of what he tweeted.

by Anonymousreply 259January 14, 2023 5:07 PM

R259 agreed. They hate him so nothing is good enough. If he’s tweeted “I voiced this in 2015 age 14, have already donated all proceeds to a trans charity” they would insist he had time to get his voice removed and lobby in those 10 years

by Anonymousreply 260January 14, 2023 5:10 PM

Has PinkNews apologized to Bash?

by Anonymousreply 261January 14, 2023 5:22 PM

Some people are just hateful for the sake of being hateful

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by Anonymousreply 262January 14, 2023 5:29 PM

R261 they won’t apologize, they might make a follow up “Sebastian Croft apologizes to fans”

by Anonymousreply 263January 14, 2023 5:30 PM

R262 some people really needed to be bullied more ar school if this shit gets them so rattled

by Anonymousreply 264January 14, 2023 5:30 PM


[quote]unless you’re transgender, this isn’t your apology to accept!! let the trans people express their feelings and hurt without overshadowing them with something you’ll ever experience. also please remember the antisemitism within this topic as well!

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by Anonymousreply 265January 14, 2023 5:36 PM

This Mason guy seems to actually despise him. What a freak

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by Anonymousreply 267January 14, 2023 5:42 PM

Fringe Twitter freaks (and yes I include Mason, who has 20K followers on IG, 2.5K on twt, and as yet no distributor for his film) have no bearing on this. The vast vast response has been positive, of the relatively few people who cared to begin with. He’ll be fine

by Anonymousreply 268January 14, 2023 5:44 PM

Can we please stop sharing that Mason guys crap on here, he's clearly a bit of a nutjob, and you're just giving him more of an audience, remembering that the twitter brigade are watching here too so are taking themselves off to argue with him (and giving him an even bigger audience)

by Anonymousreply 269January 14, 2023 5:47 PM

R265 Ironically this person is not trans

And I'm so sick of the genderqueer non-binary teenage girls with she/he/they/fae/moon/cheese in their bio acting like they are trans and therefore everyone must listen to them

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by Anonymousreply 271January 14, 2023 6:42 PM

Addressing it makes it a bigger story sadly. The press does love to (rightfully) shit on JKR

by Anonymousreply 272January 14, 2023 6:45 PM

I don't even know where to start with the caption... They've tagged him too. I think Kit is right they must feel like everything they do is a mistake

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by Anonymousreply 273January 14, 2023 6:52 PM

R273 That's right @heartstopperlove123. Nonbinary isn't real

by Anonymousreply 274January 14, 2023 7:08 PM

And another follow up from him. Especially nice given that account didn’t accept his apology and is still attacking him, but I hope Joe confiscates his phone and deleted the app.

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by Anonymousreply 275January 14, 2023 8:13 PM

Just move on and stop trying Bash

by Anonymousreply 276January 14, 2023 8:16 PM

I think that follow up tweet just shows what a nice guy he is, sadly not everyone is going to like you no matter what you do, he just needs to draw a line under it now and move on, they'll soon get bored and find the next person to cancel

by Anonymousreply 277January 14, 2023 8:21 PM

The only thing he can do it go back in time and never take the role or pay to get out of the contract 3 years ago. Nothing else is going to make some people forgive him

by Anonymousreply 278January 14, 2023 8:23 PM

Someone saw them today

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by Anonymousreply 279January 14, 2023 9:25 PM

Hopefully Joe stole his phone

by Anonymousreply 280January 14, 2023 9:27 PM

[quote]Someone saw them today

Will they never leave that fucking Target?

by Anonymousreply 281January 14, 2023 9:28 PM

They might have gone somewhere else!

And the other tweet said they were really handsome

by Anonymousreply 282January 14, 2023 9:31 PM

R282 everyone who’s met them in person and mentioned it on DL or Twitter says that. It’s actually a little funny, because it’s always “bash was handsome as you’d expect in person, looks like his photos, extremely attractive.” “Joe does NOT LOOK AS GOOD IN PHOTOS, way better looking in person, actually exceedingly attractive.” Poor thing just isn’t the most photogenic

by Anonymousreply 283January 14, 2023 9:38 PM

He needs to taken lessons from Yaz. He doesn't know his angles

by Anonymousreply 284January 14, 2023 9:41 PM

Lol so true r283

by Anonymousreply 285January 14, 2023 9:42 PM

R283 Some photos capture it enough to know he must be stunning in real life. I agree he is getting better at working a camera but he still has a lot to learn

by Anonymousreply 286January 14, 2023 9:49 PM

R286 to me the gifs from the attitude awards were insane, I saw them and immediately said “oh he is gorgeous”. Also while I obviously think they have a relationship built on a lot more than physical attraction 2 years in, bash is so horny for him and into him (and has been since minute one) that I figured all along he must be quite attractive

by Anonymousreply 287January 14, 2023 9:53 PM

[post redacted because linking to dailymail.co.uk clearly indicates that the poster is either a troll or an idiot (probably both, honestly.) Our advice is that you just ignore this poster but whatever you do, don't click on any link to this putrid rag.]

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by Anonymousreply 288January 15, 2023 1:43 AM

Not the Daily Mail.

I hate fans so fucking much for making this a big deal.

by Anonymousreply 289January 15, 2023 1:45 AM

R289 they’re shite and it’s typically a bit skeptical sounding on JKR being a trans phobe which she obviously is, but they do at least flag that he’s been “very supportive” of the LGBTQ community before. It’s actually hilarious (in a dark way) that a gay 21 year old who signed onto this age 17-18 and has raised 150K for queer charities needs to apologize for not being a prophet

by Anonymousreply 290January 15, 2023 1:53 AM

I just hope he stays off twitter for good. I think part of why the fans bother him so much is because they know he'll come around twitter from time to time.

by Anonymousreply 291January 15, 2023 2:02 AM

I do think Bash also deleting his account is becoming more likely now but like Joe and Kit, he’ll wait a few weeks for the dust to settle. Although the game comes out in a few weeks, so it could kick off again.

by Anonymousreply 292January 15, 2023 2:05 AM

R292 logging off and deleting the app until late February or early March and then deactivating is his best bet so they can’t credibly accuse him of dodging accountability

by Anonymousreply 293January 15, 2023 2:09 AM

R293 Yes, that would be the best way. I deactivated my account yesterday and you get 30 days to change your mind before it’s gone permanently, so I guess Joe’s will be gone for good any day now.

by Anonymousreply 294January 15, 2023 2:13 AM

R289 The DM would always go for this they will have been marked men since Joe publicly called them out. They are openly gay pro trans lefties who stood up to them they will pick up any ammunition they can get and use it against them when it buys them the most engagement. In this case it won’t be that relevant because their readership won’t know who he is and care even less but it temporarily creates more noise.

Still well done to the woke liberal fandom who can do no wrong but happily hand bullets to the D fucking M to shoot the cast with. The idiots are probably celebrating with no idea they will turn on all the others Kit being the prime target because he has the biggest pull

by Anonymousreply 295January 15, 2023 2:18 AM

R295 to be honest I bet that’s part of it but I think an even bigger part is them loving to decry cancel culture. An actor who signed a contract as a teen, pre JKR problematic behavior, and who the DM itself has implied is gay, and who has raised money and been a vocal advocate for the cause, getting cancelled by the “woke mob”? It’s their wet dream

by Anonymousreply 296January 15, 2023 2:44 AM

R285 I’m actually curious because you got to see all the main men except kit - how attractive were they? More or less than onscreen, was one of the three a standout, etc.

by Anonymousreply 297January 15, 2023 3:48 AM

I saw Bash, Kit, Will and Joe at The Trials, Bash was wearing that stupid Yankees cap, which tbh just made him look like a toddler, minus the hat he is very attractive, I think he pretty much matches what you see on screen. Personally I'd say Will and Joe are on a par, both extremely handsome, very angular, if Joe photographed better I have no doubt he'd be a model, Will probably isn't far off what you see on screen, Joe looks like a different person in real life. Kit isn't my personal cup of tea, but, I can see what people see him in, I was surprised how young he looked, but aside from that pretty much photographs as he is in real life. Would be interesting to see if the DL in LA thought the same!!

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by Anonymousreply 299January 15, 2023 10:19 AM

R297 keep in mind Will was wearing those giant glasses the entire time so while I technically saw him, I didn’t get a good feel for his features.

To my taste (as a gauge I’m a Kit stan) Bash is most attractive but Joe is very very VERY close. The harsh angles and asymmetry that don’t serve him well in photos don’t really stand out in person at all. I can’t stress enough just how pretty he is.

by Anonymousreply 300January 15, 2023 12:12 PM

Seems like this is probably over. Until next time everyone gets mad. I truly hope cast (at least Kit, Joe and Bash) share absolutely nothing with fans going forward. They really didn't take what Kit said about feeling like they can't do anything right as something he was saying about all the cast.

Wonder if Bash goes home this week since Joe will start filming soon.

by Anonymousreply 301January 15, 2023 12:18 PM

R300 Interesting! I hope one day I get to see him in person, even in passing. He also isn't the best poser at events - he tends to do this sort of awkward closed mouth half smile that juts his jaw out in a strange way. Like people say, he's much better looking in motion! I thought his attractiveness varied in Heartstopper - some angles and lightings didn't do him any favours and I wouldn't have described him as particularly attractive, but then in other scenes with softer lighting and certain angles, he was pretty good looking. But then I thought the same about Kit in the show - they've both really grown into their looks since then.

by Anonymousreply 302January 15, 2023 12:24 PM

R301 honestly my guess based on very little is bash will stay a while and maybe hop around. Go to Toronto for a few days to meet Connor, etc. i doubt he’ll be in Atlanta nonstop for 5 months but I’m sure he can entertain himself while Joe films on and off

by Anonymousreply 303January 15, 2023 12:24 PM

I do wonder if Joe actually films that long. Just judging by Paul Bettany who was the male lead (and a title character) but wasn't nearly as important as Wanda obviously and was missing from large parts of episodes with half the screen time she had. He didn't have much more screentime than Agatha did.

He could have a lot of off time so I could see Bash sticking around since it's too far for Joe to really go home.

by Anonymousreply 304January 15, 2023 12:35 PM

I know this will blow over and it is a tiny number of people involved however loud but the emboldenment is beyond anything I have seen on there before. It is disturbing staring in to the face of a hate fuelled mob like that who seem to have lost all touch with reality. Some are openly saying they want to end his career and destroy his life I haven’t seen anyone bold enough to say they want him dead but what I have seen suggests it is only a matter of time and they are saying it in private. The holier than thou moral purists are mocking his appearance something they call body shaming and is usually a cardinal sin to them but they are joining in and laughing like the unhinged children they are.

That Masons involvement is really shocking and he is deliberately targeting their arch enemy’s account and actively encouraging their personal harassment of Bash. Having done some research he is a relatively small time author in the same genre and target audience as Heartstopper trying to get someone to pick up his film adaptation. I can only assume he is bitter and vindictive against Heartstopper’s success or perhaps he asked some from the cast, most likely Bash by the focus of his hate, to join his project and they turned him down. The way he has moved into the mass of the most toxic fan accounts and knew exactly how to get their attention suggests he has been watching the twitter fanbase for a while. By the responses he also seems to be blocking anyone who challenges him including at least some trans people.

I am not sure what impact this will have on his career plans but his behaviour beneath the cloak of being an offended non binary person is targeted, openly malicious and as unhinged as the teens he is now playing with who were themselves the ones largely responsible for driving Joe and Kit off of twitter. He is targeting a Netflix darling and by association the whole cast and show

by Anonymousreply 305January 15, 2023 12:42 PM

R305 to be fair re Mason, I think what’s more likely is 1. An element of legitimate offense but 2. Knowing the vast majority of their potential audience are the rabid Alice fans and trying to appeal to them. It’s definitely true they’re being over the top, I don’t know why they’re off on rants, but “pandering” by arguing with Fantasy Bliss for instance suggests less a Bash vendetta (though that is there too) and more knowing how to appeal to the Rabid hordes. That said I love the people who suggest that Mason being Alice’s “best friend” means Bash may be fired from s3. I also genuinely love the lack of irony from the fans tweeting “we feel so bad for Alice and understand she can’t cut him likely because she’s not in charge of that and it’s too late”… so they understand what contracts are and that you can’t just cut them loose till it comes to bash.

Anyway Re Mason, they’re an “author” but have no sway. He’s so unimportant that Joe hasn’t bothered to block them or remove their follow. Wouldn’t worry about them

by Anonymousreply 306January 15, 2023 12:50 PM

Bash's career will be just fine, casting agents aren't going to worry about less than 100 chronically online fans and a disgruntled author.

by Anonymousreply 307January 15, 2023 12:59 PM

Does that guy really only have 2.7k followers? Did I block the wrong lunatic?

And Bash will be fine.

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by Anonymousreply 308January 15, 2023 1:08 PM

R308 I noticed just how few followers he has and not even a Wikipedia page when I tried to find out who the hell he was. He is clearly known to that online fanbase but virtually nothing beyond that. They seem to believe they have scored the ultimate victory in getting his attention and support but he is definitely small time and just really nasty with it

by Anonymousreply 309January 15, 2023 1:22 PM

I searched the word "trans" on Mason's account and he's trans himself (not sure if anyone else knew, but I didn't realize) and he has gotten really angry when it comes to trans issues in the past (found tweets from a tirade against Harper Collins, as an example), so I think it's him taking it personally and being legitimately offended. Anyway, like it's been said, I can't imagine this affecting Bash in any tangible way after he's made a statement and been unequivocal in his support of trans people.

by Anonymousreply 310January 15, 2023 1:22 PM

No that's the right one I believe, he has 20k insta followers (no mention of any of this on there) someone said it on here before, it feels like a massive thing when you only focus on the HS accounts but in the real world and the casual fan it's very much been a "oh that's a bit odd he's done that" then "ah that makes sense" when he commented on it. Case closed for most

by Anonymousreply 311January 15, 2023 1:23 PM

Hi guys! Hey, can men with dicks post in this thread? Thanks for your answer!

by Anonymousreply 312January 15, 2023 1:27 PM

More than the HS thread R312

by Anonymousreply 313January 15, 2023 1:28 PM

R311 He can be legitimately offended and not take it out on the 21 year old. His reply that actually 16 year old Bash should have already known what kind of person JK was is fucking stupid. 99% of people didn't fucking know until mid 2020's regardless of how much people try to rewrite history.

by Anonymousreply 314January 15, 2023 1:33 PM

I’ve seen that guys books in bookstores. When I searched who he was, I recognized the cover. But I’ve never actually heard of anyone reading them. I read a lot and am usually pretty aware of what books are popular. He is trans and writes books with trans characters. He definitely wants all the Heartstopper fans to start buying his books.

by Anonymousreply 315January 15, 2023 1:38 PM

R312 agreed that it’s more than the HS thread. Fwiw I’m a cis gay guy, but im 21 so right at the casts ages and more invested in them

by Anonymousreply 316January 15, 2023 1:41 PM

R314 I'm not saying he was right to attack Bash or to keep it going after the apology, he was an idiot for that, but I don't think the entire explanation here is that he was pandering to the HS fans to sell more books. You can tell he was feeding off of their energy because they were the ones paying attention to his tweets about Bash, amplifying and responding to his tirade. It turned into a feedback loop and went on for longer than it should have.

R313 I would agree, but sometimes we have the cringiest shit posted here about Joe and Bash as a couple, shit that reads like a gay romance novella written by a frau.

by Anonymousreply 317January 15, 2023 1:42 PM

I’m going to regret asking this, but did 🤪 quit the thread altogether?

by Anonymousreply 318January 15, 2023 1:46 PM

Maybe he was a trans ally and was deeply offended

He only shows up occasionally

R317 Well, Joe and Bash are wholesome and cute, not much else you can say about them that doesn't sound cheesy and romantic

by Anonymousreply 319January 15, 2023 1:51 PM

R310 I knew he was trans but being trans is not an excuse for being a shitty person and butt hurt feelings even if justified not an excuse for being a vindictive jerk.

The clear majority of Twitter responses have been supportive of Bash including a lot of trans people who some of whom challenged Mason themselves. Most of the outrage has been from non trans people speaking over them for moral superiority stars

by Anonymousreply 320January 15, 2023 1:53 PM

What baffles me is how these ridiculous idiots don’t see the harm they are causing to actual trans issues. There is already a lot of vitriol spewed at trans people. From the media, from the general public, even from the gay community. Bash isn’t the enemy. He’s locked into a contract he signed pre-JKs views became well known. Focusing on him being this enormous problem is ludicrous. Hes gay, he’s part of the community, he knows what it’s like to marginalised, bullied & belittled for who he is. Focus your anger on people & institutions who are actively awful to trans people. Focus on how to make the world better for all queer people. Do not hyper focus on a young adult who is openly queer & does so much for the queer community. He isn’t the problem.

by Anonymousreply 321January 15, 2023 3:12 PM

R321 I think that’s part of what’s annoying - DM covered it because it’s such a good setup for them. Young queer actor who raises money and advocates for these issues getting cancelled because he signed in pre JKR transphobia as a teen? Slam dunk as a way for them to shit on “cancel culture”, nothing makes them happier than the left cannibalizing their own

by Anonymousreply 322January 15, 2023 3:20 PM

Someone on here were upset about Joe liking a Gay Farmer a few weeks ago. Look what Joe is liking now. Is Bash vegan?

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by Anonymousreply 323January 15, 2023 6:15 PM

Isn't that Bimini? Who Joe is a big fan of?

by Anonymousreply 324January 15, 2023 6:22 PM

Hah, probably not. He follows biminibabes and that was on their IG too. Joe really loves him some queens

by Anonymousreply 325January 15, 2023 6:23 PM

I love Joe and his horny likes

R323 You never know doesn’t Bash’s brother own a vegan pizza company? Or did I hallucinate that?

by Anonymousreply 326January 15, 2023 6:38 PM

R326 he does but Bash and joe and Kit were just eating ants and fish in Brazil so Bash isn’t vegan.

by Anonymousreply 327January 15, 2023 6:43 PM

I like Joe on IG scrolling and liking ass pictures while twitter is ranting about him though

by Anonymousreply 328January 15, 2023 6:53 PM

The story's made it onto Buzzfeed and JustJared now.

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by Anonymousreply 329January 15, 2023 7:40 PM

R329 when buzzfeed replies are saying this is a non issue, you know how unhinged Twitter is. This sucks for bash on a personal level but frankly doesn’t matter at all

by Anonymousreply 330January 15, 2023 7:50 PM

Not linking because I don't want to give the site clicks, but the New York Post has an article on it and it feels like they're trying to imply that Bash should've known, there's this in it: "Rowling, 57, has come under fire since 2018 for her views regarding the transgender community..."

by Anonymousreply 331January 15, 2023 7:57 PM

Give it a few more days it will finish rumbling it is after all a social media confined squall most of the public don’t even know who he is let alone care they will glance at it and forget the next minute. At least they’ve used good photos not that awful Ben baiting Pink News did

by Anonymousreply 332January 15, 2023 7:59 PM

BuzzFeed etc are all at least balanced articles, they've given him the chance to reply, that was the frustrating thing about PinkNews, they didn't await his reply nor offer an alternative explanation.

by Anonymousreply 333January 15, 2023 8:02 PM

R331 Metro and DM said the comments came to light in 2020, so even the journalists can’t agree.

by Anonymousreply 334January 15, 2023 8:04 PM

R331 the NY Post is not well regarded anywhere so doesn’t matter. Generally seen as semi right wing so the Twitter crazies can’t/won’t seize it as proof, and their general audience will be more upset he apologized at all than that he voiced the role.

3/4 of the trans cast hung out last night, it was one of their birthdays (a minor one, I don’t know his character name). It’s genuinely funny that despite everyone screeching and cancelling bash over this because apparently they’re SUCH trans advocates, I saw that pic posted a few times, Yaz’s selfies a tad more, and then white cis Kit posted EVERYWHERE by the same people

by Anonymousreply 335January 15, 2023 8:08 PM

Attitude posted about it - actually nicely written. Didn’t include fan tweets, said he “affirmed” his support for the community, and mentioned many fans thanking him (bc the majority were indeed fine with the explanation).

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by Anonymousreply 336January 16, 2023 1:41 PM

This situation sucked though most people did support him or understood he's not the problem to begin with. The people who rant about him constantly caused him to get more attention than he'd probably normally get, which is their worst nightmare. Gotta look on the bright side I guess.

by Anonymousreply 337January 16, 2023 2:12 PM

R336 It was such a non story to any normal person the minute it was known the contract pre dated her transphobic meltdown joining the list of all the other non events he has been attacked for.

In fact someone should make a list of everything he and Joe have been cancelled for if only for the black comedy of it if the rest of the world saw it that whole group of fans would be sectioned. Their inability to grasp reality or control their vindictiveness is really something to behold

by Anonymousreply 338January 16, 2023 3:14 PM

R338 oh there are lists floating around Twitter I’m sure. One 24 year old fan proudly announced she was leaving HStwt and making “KitKat Twitter” to “only support and amplify our unproblematic boy”, and somehow got a few hundred likes. Best of luck to kit with those psychos; if they actually end up just ignoring bash and Joe I’m sure they’ll faint with relief

by Anonymousreply 339January 16, 2023 3:18 PM

Yes, let’s keep raising these poor kids already unattainable pedestal, that’s been working so well for you. When Kit does disappoint half this fandom is going to off itself.

by Anonymousreply 340January 16, 2023 3:31 PM

R338 Because I'm bored

Joe Reposting something that said the UK treats white refugees better than brown ones Saying he wanted a travel show with Bash and Kit Replying to a tweet from someone who made a lesbian joke once Liking a tweet saying people were bullying Bash and he didn't need to explain himself Blocking a bully "invalidating" SA victims by liking a tweet defending Bash Daring to be happy at a Halloween party Making PinkNews unfollow him/blocking them Spending time with Bash Signing with Marvel Going to the Cursed Child play Not publicly condemning Bash Not publicly condemning all his fans Ruining the HS fandom

Bash Being photographed with Olivia R. Being photographed with Joe by the DM Doing promotion for HS Being in S2 of HS Playing Ben, the most evil 16 year old ever Going to the Cursed Child play Fans inability to read re: Ben Going to Brazil, GQ awards, Emmy's and Atlanta with Joe The fact that people like him (netflix, fans, etc) and post about him Wearing a fake ass at a Halloween party Signing on to a HP game 3 years ago and not being omniscient to know JK would become a TERF Insincere explanation re: HP since he didn't list every problem with the HP books Spending too much time with Joe and preventing him from growing as a person, unlike Kit who out of the goodness of his heart keeps his distance to allow Joe's personal growth Not publicly condemning all his fans Ruining the HS fandom

I'm sure there is more

by Anonymousreply 341January 16, 2023 4:00 PM

Pink News posted about Bash's tweets.

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by Anonymousreply 342January 16, 2023 4:02 PM

R341 My formatting got fucked

Pink News really milking the shit out of this. They are going to get no more reposts by Joe anymore so I guess they gotta try something

by Anonymousreply 343January 16, 2023 4:04 PM

R343 trying to cover their own asses too by conveniently not posting any context that shows he almost certainly couldn’t have known about her views 3 years ago, Just reiterating “ Rowling has campaigned tirelessly against trans inclusion in single-sex spaces, and she has emerged as one of Scotland’s most prominent opponents to gender recognition reform.” even cast members who may be genuinely annoyed at Bash (don’t know that there are any but devil’s advocate) are unlikely to fuck with Pink News after this, and Netflix and the show will not be pleased they linked the show to this drama. Also using a pic of him in costume as Ben is shitty. Talk about fucking up a good thing with the HS team to pander to a small portion of insane fans

by Anonymousreply 344January 16, 2023 4:11 PM

They also know exactly what they're doing posting photos of him in character as Ben; allowing the "bad character, bad actor" idea to be planted

by Anonymousreply 345January 16, 2023 4:43 PM

This is a good read.

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by Anonymousreply 346January 17, 2023 6:17 PM

Good article. Nice mentioning Simon Pegg who is a 50 year old man who got completely off the hook. The other VA's don't give a single shit either. They are all promoting it and talking about how excited they are about it and answering fan questions. Even on twitter the QRT's are only nasty towards Bash for obvious reasons

by Anonymousreply 347January 17, 2023 6:29 PM

R346 good article, especially given it’s by someone trans boycotting the game - so the strongest opinion you can have on the subject. Especially liked this like: “ Those who do a lot are always expected to do more, and those who do nothing get a free ride.”

Will also note that aside from the flights of fancy people have about how easy it would be to escape the contract, the number of bridges he’d burn, especially given he was NOT famous signing on or doing the vast majority of the voicework (HS came out two and a half years or so after he signed the contract, would be insane). Everyone scoffs that it’s a video game, and just burning the JKR bridge is no big deal. WB is involved in making it. His agents and PR were involved in these contracts. The chances his agents would drop him, impeding his ability to get any future work, is higher than people think; WB is a massive studio. People point out that he’s wealthy and didn’t need the money, that he purports to care w lot about these issues and “made a platform” from it, and that this happened ages ago. instead of drawing the logical conclusion that given all that, the contract must have been QUITE onerous and the consequences very high for him to not break it; they’ve decided he’s a fake ass ally.

by Anonymousreply 348January 17, 2023 8:42 PM

Bash liked a pinknews post so I don't think he has a problem with them

by Anonymousreply 349January 17, 2023 9:47 PM

R349 that makes the joe block (or forced unfollow) all the funnier. He’s so ride or die it’s genuinely cute. To be fair bash may also not have realized it was a pink news post.

by Anonymousreply 350January 17, 2023 9:49 PM

Bash is the nicest person in the world probably

by Anonymousreply 351January 17, 2023 9:55 PM

R349 Normally I wouldn't guess this as it would be fairly unprofessional but given the way the whole magazine is run, I genuinely would not be surprised if the Pink News CEO reached out to Bash with something conciliatory or nice after the first article, just given he follows him, Joe, and Doulla and met them in person. Partially because Joe's block made them freak out a bit and partially because they really did lead to a lot of the hate (don't know Mason Deaver would have noticed otherwise). Obviously no basis for that theory, but it seems possible.

by Anonymousreply 352January 17, 2023 9:57 PM

R297 very delayed reply, but have seen Bash and Joe in person (can't speak to Will or Kit). Reiterating what the others said - Bash is very handsome but looks like he does in photos and on screen. Good looking, great skin, around 6 foot I would guess. Joe is shockingly attractive. I never thought he was ugly, thought he was a cute kid who would age well after seeing him in S1, but wasn't necessarily wowed. In person, I definitely was - fantastic bone structure, great smile, really really striking looking. The LA person describing him as pretty is fairly spot on; he is not feminine or androgynous per se but has something really gentle about him despite the strong bone structure, very hard to look away from. Also, great lips. Think each individually would be the most attractive person in most rooms they walked into, and they're definitely a really good looking couple.

by Anonymousreply 353January 17, 2023 10:02 PM

R350 What did he like?

by Anonymousreply 354January 17, 2023 10:05 PM


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by Anonymousreply 355January 17, 2023 10:14 PM

Didn't expect this to make the trades.

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by Anonymousreply 356January 18, 2023 2:46 AM

Honestly I’m glad the trades are keeping the anti Semitism part out of it. It’s not that I don’t fully understand the critiques that the game is anti Semitic; it’s that that was genuinely not a part of public discourse until AFTER she’d shown she was a transphobe and, from the people who despise him on Twitter, was hastily tacked on after they realized he probably signed on for the game before her transfer Beck tweets. It was just a way to say “well she’s always been antisemitic racist etc. so you’re still in the wrong”. adding it in gives a false illusion that that was broadly discussed before recently.

by Anonymousreply 357January 18, 2023 3:16 AM

R357 Jesus Christ I need to stop voice to text. *transphobic

by Anonymousreply 358January 18, 2023 3:22 AM

The anti Semitism complaints were frankly goal post moving so they can still be mad at him. Same thing with some of the biggest Bash haters who ranted about him still supporting Harry Potter, which they say is fine since they aren't working for JK and making her money. If HP is full of racism and anti Semitism at it's core, you shouldn't support it at all

In less shitty news, Bash added a couple more playlists on Spotify yesterday. Discussed in the HS thread yesterday, but he made the other one he had up private, though I guess made a few for fans. His profile is just his name

by Anonymousreply 359January 18, 2023 1:44 PM

Someone is a bit bored whilst Joe is at work lol

by Anonymousreply 360January 18, 2023 2:07 PM

Didn't realize this did end up making fox news

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by Anonymousreply 361January 20, 2023 7:11 AM

The irony of Fox news posting this... They are one of the most homophobic media around!!

by Anonymousreply 362January 20, 2023 8:02 AM

R361 yep, this is catnip for conservative outlets

by Anonymousreply 363January 20, 2023 9:45 AM

Harry Lambert is definitely in Paris, I reckon Bash will turn up for either Loewe tomorrow or Maison Margiela on Sunday. Terrified what Harry will have him in, he's had a rough week, Harry, let's not make him more of a target yeah?

by Anonymousreply 364January 20, 2023 9:32 PM

I thought maybe he was already in Paris, but he hasn't gone to any shows and nobody he followed actually followed him back, so I'm unsure he actually met anyone. Let's hope he shows up and Harry isn't mean to him.

by Anonymousreply 365January 20, 2023 10:06 PM

Would love a trailer for HTDBW by Valentine’s Day.

by Anonymousreply 366January 22, 2023 11:03 AM

Because theres fuck all else going on... The way they used to pose at events vs now is actually hilarious, at times now you'd think they didn't like each other

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by Anonymousreply 367January 22, 2023 6:51 PM

R367 sincerely, thank you for sourcing old content. They aren’t giving us anything new so May as well discuss! They weren’t super dissimilar from that on the Emmys red carpet. I think they had a period of backing all the way off in public and now they’ve settled back in to an easier rhythm; not blatantly couply at events but not 2 metres of social distance

by Anonymousreply 368January 22, 2023 6:53 PM

R367 Those pics are so couplely, though was before the show aired and they weren't with anyone else so kinda expected. This one is nice. Bash is so tanned

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by Anonymousreply 369January 22, 2023 7:06 PM

Every time I see the title of this thread I think it’s about this fat whore.

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by Anonymousreply 370January 22, 2023 7:39 PM

R369 Joe is looking really hot there I don’t think I’ve seen that picture before

by Anonymousreply 371January 22, 2023 11:28 PM

I wonder how Daniel Fletcher and Bash got to know each other, they’ve been following each other since before Bash did Doom Patrol.

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by Anonymousreply 372January 23, 2023 3:49 AM

I think someone has asked that before on here and it was something to do with Bash's agent or manager or something

by Anonymousreply 373January 23, 2023 7:59 AM

Bash is back in the UK, he’s in Nell’s story doing Lego or something

by Anonymousreply 374January 23, 2023 8:27 PM

Finally he lives. Hanging with Billy too. Wonder if he just came home this weekend. I'm still surprised he didn't go to Paris

Nell was in Dubai this weekend, so she just came back to London too

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by Anonymousreply 375January 23, 2023 8:37 PM

Knowing the two of them, I can’t imagine they’ll spend valentines apart in a couple of weeks time so I don’t think he’ll be home for long

by Anonymousreply 376January 23, 2023 8:42 PM

Will be curious to see how much he bounces back between London and Atlanta. Of course he could have work elsewhere too. I’d guess for Valentines and whenever their anniversary is (sometime in March or April) he’ll be in Atlanta.

From the leaks we’ve seen and heard, even if many aren’t reputable, it does seem like Joe is a REAL male lead so he’ll likely be pretty full on filming through May

by Anonymousreply 377January 23, 2023 8:42 PM

NYFW is I believe February 10-15; plausible he’ll go to a show or two and then head to Atlanta. Two birds with one stone.

by Anonymousreply 378January 23, 2023 8:46 PM

He flew back with Billy?

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by Anonymousreply 379January 24, 2023 3:54 AM

I thought he was going to Georgetown. But school has already started again, so he should be there if he's still enrolled. So he was probably already in London?

by Anonymousreply 380January 24, 2023 4:20 AM

Bash’s hair is getting long, I hope he doesn’t cut it.

by Anonymousreply 381January 24, 2023 5:02 AM

R380 I feel truly sad for knowing both these things but yeah Billy goes to Georgetown which is in session and Bash’s phone case is an old one in that video, not the one he’s had recently. It would be really odd for this to be a throwback video but is there a chance it’s a throwback video?

by Anonymousreply 382January 24, 2023 9:09 AM

I mean, possibly, Nell’s boyfriend posted himself at the airport (assuming Dubai) 18 hours ago, so timings don’t quite work out either, unless she flew separately to him of course

by Anonymousreply 383January 24, 2023 10:14 AM

Nell's boyfriend posted at the airport a couple hours before that video. Those two never are far apart, so I also thought it was weird since I'm not sure how Nell could have been in London. Though seems strange to post something old like that unless it was accidental. Who knows

by Anonymousreply 384January 24, 2023 12:03 PM

Unless it’s a throwback to a year ago? Weird she wouldn’t mention that in the story though

by Anonymousreply 385January 24, 2023 12:06 PM


thousands and thousands of collective hours wasted in outrage.

Leave these young actors alone.

by Anonymousreply 386January 24, 2023 12:19 PM

Billy also has long hair now. Strange.

I guess he could have gotten a haircut, but he's 100% still at Georgetown and was going to an improv show a couple days ago

by Anonymousreply 387January 24, 2023 12:24 PM

Bash on the rowing team back when he was at St Edward’s in Oxford.

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by Anonymousreply 388January 26, 2023 4:22 AM

Seen as this thread has died a death as Bash seems to be in hiding somewhere, which is, in your opinion, the hottest photo of Bash? I gotta say, this one is my favourite….

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by Anonymousreply 389January 28, 2023 4:53 PM

Love that photo of him. He looks good with some stubble.

by Anonymousreply 390January 28, 2023 5:03 PM

Fugly queen.

by Anonymousreply 391January 28, 2023 5:05 PM

R389 He looks great here. I wish I had hair like him.

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by Anonymousreply 392January 28, 2023 5:11 PM

R389 idon’t think this is the hottest per se but it has the most sexual energy for me. he and joe are eye fucking hard.

related though provokin question: what does dl think their sex life it like? exclusive top or bottom, switch, whatever i have a strong opinion but maybe dl doesn’t

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by Anonymousreply 393January 28, 2023 5:17 PM

He's always hot.

And wonder when he'll return. I'd honestly hide out too until that dumb game is released.

R393 Bash is a pretty typical twink top to me. I'm sure they have a good time. Being young is great

by Anonymousreply 394January 28, 2023 5:25 PM

The obvious answer is Bash tops however, I’m more inclined to think they switch it up. Maybe it’s just the circles I run in but far more of my friends & friends of friends are vers than exclusively one or the other. We are all 8-10 years older than these two as well & I always recon the younger generation do way more exploring than we ever did!

by Anonymousreply 395January 28, 2023 5:46 PM

R393 interested what your strong opinion is on it

by Anonymousreply 396January 28, 2023 5:56 PM

R389 Not a photo but...

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by Anonymousreply 397January 28, 2023 7:42 PM

R396 I think they’ve probably switched a few times to say they’ve done it for the reasons 395 gives but otherwise Bash is very clearly a twink top to me.

by Anonymousreply 398January 28, 2023 10:50 PM

Photo of Joe and Bash back at Bash’s sister’s wedding

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by Anonymousreply 399January 29, 2023 10:51 AM

R399 Who posted that?

I like the Boys By Girls photoshoot Bash did:

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by Anonymousreply 400January 29, 2023 2:16 PM

Bash celebrating his yiayia/grandmother's birthday today.

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by Anonymousreply 401January 29, 2023 5:35 PM

R401 he looks really good. Glad someone is getting use out of that sheep jumper. Funny that he put the matching bracelet with Joe back on as soon as he left Atlanta

by Anonymousreply 402January 29, 2023 5:50 PM

He went back to the old brown phone case, so we can I guess get rid of the conspiracy theory that the lego video was old. Guess that means he came back around then, late last week. Let's see how long he lasts in London before flying back

Enjoying the scruff again

by Anonymousreply 403January 29, 2023 6:20 PM

DL loves a good conspiracy

by Anonymousreply 404January 29, 2023 6:21 PM

R403 my bet is Valentines Day, unless of course he has commitments I can’t see them spending that apart

by Anonymousreply 405January 29, 2023 6:45 PM

R405 I’d guess an off chance at NYFW. If he is going to that I can see him heading straight there from London and then to Atlanta. But agreed, valentines and then whenever their “anniversary” is (March/April?) I can’t see them spending apart unless they literally had to

by Anonymousreply 406January 29, 2023 7:03 PM

R404 Nothing like a bit of idle speculation and harmless conspiracy theories to pass the time

by Anonymousreply 407January 29, 2023 7:44 PM

Bash’s brother pings like no-one else. I wonder if he is actually gay as well..

by Anonymousreply 408January 29, 2023 8:51 PM

Yes, I suspect big bro is gay

And bash finally didn't miss a family birthday. He missed his mother's and sister's to hang with Joe

by Anonymousreply 409January 29, 2023 9:00 PM

If he is gay I wonder if Connor ever tried with him, it’s basically Bash but older and with dark hair.

by Anonymousreply 410January 30, 2023 2:01 PM

I thought we knew his brother was gay as well or was I guilty of making an unconscious assumption

by Anonymousreply 411January 30, 2023 9:22 PM

I don’t think we know that. His social media is private & there is never an obvious partner in family photos that I’ve noticed.

by Anonymousreply 412January 31, 2023 8:52 AM

I would hate to be a teen celebrity nowadays. His old cringe tiktoks being found, god bless him

by Anonymousreply 413February 6, 2023 2:30 AM

Come on Sebastian, show us a sign of life.

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