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Daniel Radcliffe felt ‘no discomfort’ filming gay sex scenes

The Harry Potter actor goes gay in new film Kill Your Darlings
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will play gay in new film Kill Your Darlings
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Daniel Radcliffe has said he felt ‘no discomfort’ filming the gay scenes in his new movie explaining if he can simulate sex with a horse, he can do the same with a guy.

In Daniel Radcliffe’s new film Kill Your Darlings which is still in production, the Harry Potter actor will play gay beat poet Allen Ginsberg.

He said to People magazine: ‘There was no discomfort. There have been moments when Dane [DeHaan], the object of my affection in the film, and I did start giggling.’

The Broadway and Hollywood star previously performed as the lead character in Equus, a play where he had to pretend to be erotically fixated on horses.

When asked how his Harry Potter fans will react to seeing their favourite boy wizard with a man, he said: ‘Well, they were comfortable with Equus, and that had me simulating sex on the back of a horse, so this is a walk in the park.’

Daniel has long been an advocate for the gay community, championing the gay suicide prevention helpline The Trevor Project for the past three years.

He has also laughed off accusations he might be gay, telling The Daily Express: ‘The papers used to say I had a gay face, whatever that is, or a gay voice but it simply wasn’t true.'
 

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