Learn all the details you need to know about the Aidan Gallagher Controversy.
Aidan Gallagher is well-recognized for his role of Number Five in the Netflix series 'The Umbrella Academy.' His role in the hit show became his breakthrough role, and the massive success of the series also brought him widespread popularity. He was romantically linked with Hannah McCloud.
Previously, Gallagher's primary role was in the Nickelodeon comedy television series 'Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn,' where he played the role of one of the quadruplets, Nicky Harper. While Aidan's doing fine in his professional life, his public image is somehow tarnished in recent months.
The 18-year-old actor was under harsh criticism online for some offensive remarks he made on the Internet. The backlash he got online made him defend his remarks, and this whole saga turned into a bigger controversy than he expected. What actually happened that made the Internet go wild against the young actor? Let's find out.
The thing that made the whole Internet mad over Aidan Gallagher was the fact that the young actor allegedly bullied his fans online. His several controversial comments surfaced on Twitter, and the screenshots of those remarks, which were shockingly against women and mental health, created a huge backlash against the 16-year-old actor. Aidan defended himself, saying those claims were not true, but the people were not assured yet.
Aidan made some controversial comments on the Internet that earned him huge backlash.
Aidan Gallagher seems to have made some contentious and inconsiderate remarks on topics like depression, cancer, and his opinions about consent, which offended most of the online community. In one of the screenshots revealed, Aidan apparently wrote: 'Honestly, if you're depressed, please don't come in here bringing the entire group down and running the risk of [sinking] you deeper. I don't want that. Mods if anyone brings up depression, stop them.' In response, Aidan defended himself, saying,' And now on Twitter, SOMEONE took a screenshot and is saying I'm depressed or against depression.'
Aidan also reportedly claimed to be a cancer patient in a remark that he made to reply to a fan who asked him what was wrong with his hair. He replied,' It's a wig. I'm bald from chemo. Everyone knows that.' Some people online also professed that he even tweeted, 'if you look on my insta, there are photos of me bald cause I'm not ashamed of cancer.'
YouTuber Float Grandpa Float also made a video compiling all the pieces of evidence of the instances of Aidan Gallagher making such insensitive remarks. The video also showed that Aidan allegedly harassed the girls online and called fans in chats of a bunch of 13-year-old girls.
Aidan also allegedly harassed the girls online and called fans in chats about a bunch of 13-year-old girls.
'Honestly if you're depressed please don't come in here bringing the entire group down and running the risk of [sinking] you deeper. I don't want that. Mods if anyone brings up depression stop them' and 'THIS IS NOT an online therapy group — I keep polling WHO is in here and it's a bunch of 13 year old girls — so this is NOT the place to come for help with depression' were some of the comments apparently made by the 16-year-old star.
The video also claims Aidan Gallagher said 'meat eaters are satan' and that they hate animals. Additionally, Aidan also seemed to make a questionable comment according to the video in which he allegedly said,' I'm actually allowed to flirt with anyone until they ask me to stop. That is how it works in my country and at 15.'
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