10.12.2022 / 04:15
Neal Bledsoe cuts ties with Great American Family after Candace Cameron Bure's marriage comments
Neal Bledsoe announced his exit from the Great American Family (GAF) network on Friday, following Candace Cameron Bure's comments about 'traditional marriage.' After the Full House star, 46, praised GAF for focusing on hetrosexual couples, the 41-year-old actor vocalized his support for the LGBTQIA+ community in an emotional statement.'My life wouldn't be where it is today without the love, support, and guidance of the LGBTQIA+ community,' Bledsoe told Variety. Cutting ties: Neal Bledsoe announced his exit from the Great American Family (GAF) network on Friday, following Candace Cameron Bure's comments about 'traditional marriage' (seen in 2019)He continued: 'From my mentors in college, to the myriad of agents and managers, writers and directors, teachers and colleagues, and, of course, my dear friends and family, who have all touched my life, I owe them a great debt.' After years of struggling with 'society's extremely narrow definition of masculinity', the star, who grew up in Seattle, the LGBTQIA+ community provided him 'refuge and a guiding light.''And now, if I cannot stand up for that community in their time of need, my debt to them means nothing,' Bledsoe explained of his decision to sever ties with GAF.