Andrew Garfield’s gay comments stir backlash

( CNN) Andrew Garfield’s reported observes about how he prepared to play a homosexual lover aren’t going over well.

The actor is currently starring in a London production of “Angels in America, ” and according to an account by Gay Times, Garfield incited conflict when he answered questions at a board happen about researching his role, in part, by watching “Ru Paul’s Drag Race.”

“Every Sunday I would have eight very good friends and we would just watch Ru, ” he remarked. “This is my life outside of this represent. I am a lesbian being right now simply without the physical behave — that’s all.”