“Glee” wins over hearts with powerful “faggy” scene
By Greg Hernandez
HollywoodNews.com: This week’s Lady Gaga episode of Glee had one scene that touched me deeply and I hope it made people think. Finn (Cory Monteith) is upset that his mother has agreed to move in with Kurt (Chris Colfer) and his dad, Burt.
Finn has one of his most unpleasant scenes all season when he starts telling Kurt that the room he has redecorated for them is “faggy” and lashes out at his friend. I gotta say, Finn was put in a difficult position of having to move and deal with the adjustment of all of that and he is aware that Kurt has more than brotherly feelings for him.
But the show decided to use the situation as a teaching moment. Burt (Mike O’Malley), who has really bonded with Finn, overhears the yelling and is furious: “When you use that word, you’re talking about [Kurt]. … You live a few years, you start seeing the hate in people’s hearts — even the best people.”
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