Writer Compares Glee to "Puddle of HIV"

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Author Bret Easton Ellis has tweeted, "I like the idea of Glee but why is it that every time I watch an episode I feel like I've stepped into a puddle of HIV?" Easton sent the tweet to his more than 140,000 followers Tuesday night.

Easton is the author of the 1985 best-seller Less Than Zero, published when he was 21, a seminal depiction of Los Angeles teenagers that features a bisexual protagonist. Easton is also responsible for the satirical 1991 novel American Psycho, which generated controversy for its graphic violence against women. Ellis has stated in past interviews that he does not identify as either gay or straight.

Hi, my name is Bret Easton Ellis and I haven't done anything noteworthy in 15 years. Time to hate on a popular situational comedy!

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