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Theater Won't Show 'Beauty And The Beast' Because It's Too Gay

Disney announced this week that Gaston's sidekick, LeFou, is openly gay.
A still from the upcoming "Beauty and the Beast" movie

Disney made waves after announcing its live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" will prominently feature an openly gay character. But in Alabama, those waves are at bay. 

The new owners of Henagar Drive-In Theatre declared Friday that they're pulling the movie from the lineup after learning the sexual orientation of LeFou, Gaston's sidekick. 

As of December 16th the Henagar Drive-In is under new ownership. Movies scheduled prior to that date and four weeks...

Posted by Henagar Drive-In Theatre on Thursday, March 2, 2017

When Disney first made the announcement, Newsy's Katherine Biek reported the anticipated movie will feature an "exclusively gay moment."

"LeFou is somebody who one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston. He's confused about what he wants. It's somebody who's just realizing that he has these feelings," director Bill Condon said.

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