Colton Haynes took to Instagram on Thursday night to respond “The Real O’Neals” star Noah Galvin, who called the “Arrow” star “the worst” and criticized his coming out as “fucking pussy bullshit.”
“I’ve never met this kid, so for him to judge me without even meeting & having no idea the struggles I’ve been through or where I come from is absolutely uncalled for and quite frankly embarrassing on his part,” Colton wrote.
He added, “Since when is a three pg article in Entertainment Weekly not an appropriate way to come out?”
Haynes ended his response by wishing Galvin luck and saying “hopefully you’ll eventually learn a thing or two.” He signed the posting “Colton Pussy Haynes.”
A few hours later, Glavin issued an apology on Twitter, writing: “The entire interview I gave to Vulture has hurt the LGBTQ community and the industry I feel fortune to be a part of. My only intention was to try and empower and promote honesty, but I fully understand that comments I made were brazen and hurtful.”
“To Colton Haynes and to the LGBTQ youth, especially those who have embraced our show, I have no right to dictate how or when anybody comes out of the closet,” he wrote. “I know how difficult and scary the process of coming out can be, and the last thing I would ever want to do is make it scarier. For anyone.”
— Noah Galvin (@Noahegalvin) June 9, 2016
— brianna (@macmcdonaId) June 9, 2016