The GLAAD awards have dropped their nominations for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' following the recent allegations of sexual misconduct against the film's director, Bryan Singer.
According to Variety, the film will no longer be considered for the Outstanding Film—Wide Release award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards.
“In light of the latest allegations against director Bryan Singer, GLAAD has made the difficult decision to remove ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ from contention for a GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category this year. This week’s story in The Atlantic documenting unspeakable harms endured by young men and teenage boys brought to light a reality that cannot be ignored or even tacitly rewarded,” GLAAD said in a statement to Variety.
“Singer’s response to The Atlantic story wrongfully used ‘homophobia’ to deflect from sexual assault allegations and GLAAD urges the media and the industry at large to not gloss over the fact that survivors of sexual assault should be put first,” the statement continued.
In a recent article released by The Atlantic, Singer has been accused by four more young men of sexual misconduct when they were minors.
He is currently still up for an Oscar for 'Best Director.' Will the Oscars now too, drop 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in light of these new allegations.