‘The Boys’: Erin Moriarty says she is silenced and dehumanized by some followers


Erin Moriarty, who performs Starlight on “The Boys,” has spoken out about harassment and misogyny she’s confronted from followers of the present.

On Tuesday, Moriarty posted an article on her Instagram titled “IStandWithStarlight?: The betrayal of Erin Moriarty by The Boys ‘followers.’” In snippets shared by Moriarty, the creator argues that Moriarty has been “silenced and sexualised,” similar to her character on the present – with followers hyperfixating on her physique and appears.

In a caption, Moriarty agreed.

“I do really feel silenced. I do really feel dehumanized. I do really feel paralyzed. I’ve put blood, sweat, and tears into this function (over & over & over once more), I’ve grown UP on this character’s footwear (*emphasis on grown up – we modify & evolve mentally AND bodily),” Moriarty wrote.

She continued, “everybody’s going via their very own battle(s); let’s not add to that. I’ll by no means deliberately (and ESPECIALLY) publicly add to yours. This has solely strengthened my empathy muscle and to anybody who comes at me: I see you, I don’t hate you, I solely empathize and forgive.”

Moriarty’s feedback had been met with help by her castmates on “The Boys.”

Antony Starr, who performs Homelander, wrote: “Support you and what you say right here 100%. Well put 😉 Your work on the present is and all the time has been stellar and you’re stunning in and out. Keep shining.”

Jack Quaid, who performs Starlight’s love curiosity Hughie, additionally wrote phrases of help for Moriarty.

“Love you Erin. We’re all right here for you. You’re such an unbelievable, proficient pressure of nature and I contemplate myself extremely fortunate to know you,” Quaid wrote. “Keep shining vivid. Leave the trolls to us. We obtained your again.”

Amazon’s “The Boys,” a satirical superhero present, launched its third season this summer time.

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