Commentators everywhere keep on lambasting Glee, and not because of stunt casting or inconsistent writing. The show’s latest high-profile critic? Glenn Beck.
On Friday, the Fox News host gave the show this “compliment” …
“I’ve watched in stunned horror combined with a sense of admiring awe. It is a brilliant, brilliant show, but it is a horror show. Everybody in here is somebody your kids would want to be like, except everyone is sleeping with everyone else.
It’s all about self-gratification… it’s a nightmare.”
Beck’s attacks were just the latest on the hit show, with SNL alum Victoria Jackson and author Bret Easton Ellis delivering particularly blunt, harsh critiques.
As a result, the Fox musical dramedy got a vocal defense from the President of GLAAD, Jarrett Barrios, who told The Hollywood Reporter the following:
Barrios made his comments in light of the criticism that followed “Born This Way,” the 90-minute, self-acceptance and tolerance episode of Glee last week.
The episode paid tribute to the music (and message) of Lady Gaga.
Before the episode even aired, conservative media critic Dan Gainor ripped creator Ryan Murphy and his “depraved initiative to promote his gay agenda.”
“This is Ryan Murphy’s vision of what growing up should be, not most of America’s. It’s a high school most parents would not want to send their kids to.”