Amidst the controversy over a ground-breaking gay scene in Disney’s upcoming “Beauty and the Beast” movie, director Bill Condon and cast member Josh Gad appear to be pulling back on previously bold statements to the media about creating an “exclusively gay moment.” It’s a moment that many people of faith are already protesting. More than 49,000 have signed an online petition to “tell Disney no to LGBT agenda in Beauty and the Beast.” Just recently Condon told

Attitude, a European gay lifestyle magazine, about what he called “a nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie” between the characters Gaston and LeFou, played by Gad. “LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and an another day wants to kiss Gaston” he said. Condon further explained that Gad “makes something really subtle and delicious out of it.” READ MORE