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Candace Bure Denies Asking Miss Benny Role Be Removed From Fuller House – The Hollywood Reporter



Candace Cameron Bure is talking out after Miss Benny claimed, in a TikTok video, {that a} castmember tried to have their character faraway from Netflix’s Fuller Home.

On Thursday, the Glamorous star, who performed Casey, who they declare was “the first gay character in the Full House franchise,” shared a video on TikTok, saying “one of the Tanner sisters” who was “very publicly not for the girls” tried to have their character eliminated.

“I remember I got sat down by the writers and the studio to basically warn me how this person allegedly was trying to get the character removed and not have a queer character on the show,” Miss Benny, who got here out as transgender final month, stated. “I was also sort of warned and prepared that this person’s fan base might be encouraged to target me specifically.”

Whereas Miss Benny didn’t determine Bure by title within the video, one of many hashtags within the caption learn, “#candacebure,” and plenty of commenters have assumed that Bure is the individual Miss Benny is referring to.

Bure later denied that she was the one who tried to get the character eliminated, saying in an announcement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, “I never asked Miss Benny’s character to be removed from Fuller House and did not ask the writers, producers or studio executives to not have queer characters on the show.”

Fuller House has always welcomed a wide range of characters,” the assertion continued. “I thought Miss Benny did a great job as “Casey” on the present. We didn’t share any scenes collectively, so we didn’t get an opportunity to speak a lot whereas filming on set. I want Miss Benny solely one of the best.”

Miss Benny added later within the TikTok video, “To this day, despite working on the show every day for two weeks straight, I have only had a conversation with one of the Tanner sisters.”

THR has additionally reached out to reps for Netflix and Jodie Sweetin, who performed Stephanie Tanner, for remark.

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