Billy Eichner says straight people “didn’t show” to his brothers

Billy Eichner

Billy Eichner
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It’s no secret that Billy Eichner’s rom-com two brothers Not everyone satisfied — the intended purpose of a A wave of early revision bombs He is making it clear as publicly as possible. But after the unabashedly bizarre movie underperformed at the box office over the weekend, Eichner Posted on Twitter To take heterosexual audiences to task. According to Eichner, straight people “did not turn up” two brothers In theaters, the turn of events he calls “disappointing.”

Eichner plays the lead role two brothers He co-wrote the script with Director Nicholas Stoller– He’s also been proudly candid about the film’s LGBTQ+ cast. His thread begins with a description of the infiltration of a sold-out show in Los Angeles two brothers , An experience that does not reflect at all any impairment in performance.

“The audience started crying laughing to the end, applause at the end, and some wiping tears as they walked out. It was really charming,” Eichner wrote. “Really. I am very proud of this movie.”

After starting on a high note, Eichner moves on to the negative stuff. Per Eichner, an unnamed theater series summoned Universal Studios and threatened to withdraw two brothers Trailer due to “gay content”. Although Eichner says Universal convinced the series not to do so, he’s also aware of it two brothers He just didn’t have the opening weekend he could have imagined.

“Even with great reviews, great Rotten Tomatoes scores, A CinemaScore, etc, straight folks, especially in certain parts of the country, didn’t show up. two brothers ” Eichner writes. “This is disappointing but it is what it is.”

Eichner ended his statement with another call to see it as a non-homophobic world two brothers—It particularly highlights the value in viewing on the big screen.

“Everyone who isn’t a homophobe should go watch BROS tonight! You’re going to have a nervous breakdown!” Eichner says. “And it is * * * uniquely special and powerful to see this particular story on a big screen, especially for gay people who don’t get that opportunity very often.”

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