Olly Alexander has an “irrational anxiety” about how gay men perceive him.
The ‘It’s a Sin’ actor wants to make the LGBTQ+ community “proud” of him and is always worried they might “hate” his work, which he believes stems from his own internal fears and shame.
Asked if he worries about how gay men will respond to a gay artist’s work, he grew emotional as he told GQ Hype magazine: “Oh, God, you’re making my heart race now. “I should be careful, because I don’t want to demonise anybody.
“But I tried to really unpack this myself and… I’ll just sort of say it.
“I have this – I think irrational – anxiety about gay men