Coronation Street’s actor Antony Cotton is happy with the new ‘gay dad storyline’ of his character ‘Sean Tully’ in the British soup. Sean has a three-year-old son named Dylan, he decided to raise the kid with his ex boyfriend Marcus Dent played by actor Charlie Condou.
The Associated Press reports:
Antony told New! magazine of the storyline: “It’s two men pushing a buggy down a street – it’s modern life. And if nothing else it will give people something to talk about.
“If there’s one conversation about a young, gay man parenting in a positive way that’s got to be a good thing.”
And the 35-year-old gay actor – who lives in Lancashire with his partner of six years, props buyer Peter Eccleston, 32 – doesn’t care about viewers who think children should be raised by a mother and father.
He said: “It’s a terribly old-fashioned view. Gay people are the same as anybody else.
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