When Belle leaves, the Beast sings about being sad — a song that I swear is about minutes long. Potts, where she tells him that he deserves better than Gaston — some light gay condescension. Two are disgusted, but the third smiles — a sort of gender-bending moment. During a group dance, LeFou starts off dancing with a woman, and then strikes up with the dress-loving henchman. To be exclusive, you have to exclude — get the straights out of the shot!
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'Beauty and the Beast': Here's the 'Exclusively Gay Moment'
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'Beauty and the Beast's 'gay moment' may have been much ado about nothing
Spoiler alert! There are oblique references to LeFou's sexuality over the course of the film. He is portrayed as having something of an unrequited crush on Gaston, having euphemistic conversations about their relationship and looking longingly at him during the song Gaston. Two of them run away in fear, while one appears happier in his new garb.
It was the latest in a series of comments from men that Jakeb says made him feel worthless. Last summer, following the comments, he tried to kill himself. Manchester-based charity the LGBT Foundation has warned that body image issues are becoming more widespread in gay communities. It says gay and bisexual men are "much more likely" than heterosexual men to struggle with them. A number of gay men have told the BBC they are going to extreme lengths to change their bodies - including using steroids and having plastic surgery - just to become "accepted" by others in the LGBT community.