Edinburgh Fringe actor suffers homophobic abuse for pink trousers

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe performer revealed he suffered sickening homophobic abuse because he wore pink trousers.

Brett Sinclair, 24, was called ‘fag’ and ‘batty boy’ by a group of yobs while he was flyering for his show in the Scottish city.

The actor, from Ealing, London, said the men targeted him while they were drinking in the street on Wednesday afternoon.

But Brett posted a defiant message on Twitter vowing not to be brought down by the abuse, which has...
source: Metro

2019-08-24 01:02
Latest news from Metro
today 09:38 Thomas Cook asks for government bailout as it teeters on brink of collapse
today 08:35 Bitter Labour civil war sees bid to oust deputy Tom Watson
today 08:35 EuroMillions jackpot reaches £167,800,000 as no-one wins for record 18th time
today 00:11 Emiliano Sala’s sister calls pair ‘wicked and evil’ for accessing post-mortem images
today 00:11 Security guard avoids masked robber gang after locking himself in cage
today 22:05 Baton attacker caught after student’s horror head injuries posted online
today 22:05 Eight arrests as thousands join school strikes over climate change
today 22:05 Ryanair pilots call off five day walk out
yesterday 21:02 Muslim group says it has ‘lost faith’ in Tory party to tackle Islamophobia after new cases
yesterday 18:56 Virginia Roberts says she ‘had sex’ with Prince Andrew in a loo when she was 17
yesterday 18:56 Chelsea star Danny Drinkwater caught headbutting man in club
yesterday 17:53 Cake makers receive vile homophobic letter from ‘customer’
yesterday 16:50 Politicians must stop ‘normalising language of far-right if we want to tackle terror’
yesterday 16:50 Computer reconstruction to help identify human skeleton found in sleeping bag
yesterday 16:50 Man fends off carjacker with a jar of Nescafe Gold Blend
yesterday 16:50 Arsonist sets arse on fire during shop attack
yesterday 15:47 Thief had shopping list for expensive perfumes when police stopped her
yesterday 15:47 Teenager who can’t walk or talk is made to travel 25 miles for benefits interview
yesterday 15:47 David Cameron says Obama tucked him in at night and that the KGB tried to recruit him
yesterday 15:47 Emotional final moments of stabbed Girl Guide who died in boyfriend’s arms
Latest news from Great Britain
today 09:53 The charts that matter: a market on edge
today 09:50 Steven Gerrard reveals how Rangers used little-known UEFA rule to their advantage against Feyenoord
today 09:50 Scott Brown makes strong Celtic statement as Hoops target 9IAR and Europa League success
today 09:50 MND sufferer misses out on Rangers Fernando Ricksen tribute match over ticket mix-up
today 09:38 Thomas Cook asks for government bailout as it teeters on brink of collapse
today 09:38 PS Plus October Free Games update: Great news for PS4 gamers ahead of PlayStation reveal
today 09:38 Furious Twitter users accuse Melania Trump of ‘copying’ Michelle Obama
today 09:38 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make secret charity donation in Archie’s name
today 09:38 Opera review: Werther at Royal Opera House
today 09:02 Labour deputy leader says Brexit stance behind effort to oust him
today 08:50 Hull councillor Aneesa Akbar is standing against Diana Johnson in Labour Hull North leadership election
today 08:47 Golfer Paul O'Hara to realise PGA Cup dream
today 08:35 Bitter Labour civil war sees bid to oust deputy Tom Watson
today 08:35 EuroMillions jackpot reaches £167,800,000 as no-one wins for record 18th time
today 08:35 France 0-0 Argentina LIVE: Updates as Rugby World Cup Pool C action gets underway in Tokyo
today 08:35 Richard Tice reveals REAL reason the EU is desperate for Britain to stay in the bloc
today 08:35 Corbyn plot to scrap Universal Credit could hammer 30m Brits - and leave YOU with the bill
today 08:35 Mate 20 Pro vs Mate 30 Pro: Huawei’s older flagship has one massive advantage
today 08:35 Galaxy S10 update - Samsung fans set for some hugely exciting news next month
today 08:35 Louise Minchin: ‘Huge respect’ BBC Breakfast host praises star amid health revelation
today 08:35 Prince Andrew ‘plied Epstein girl with alcohol after she was told to have sex with royal’
today 08:35 New plea to nail IRA cell behind Deal bombing which killed 11 marines 30 years ago
today 08:35 Backstop solution: Belfast businessman reveals only way to solve Brexit impasse
today 08:35 Strictly Come Dancing: Judge Craig Revel Horwood opens up about alcoholic father’s death
today 07:47 The best 10 Christmas Markets to visit ahead of the upcoming festive season
today 07:47 An ex-employee at Next reveals how to get best bargains in the sale
today 07:47 Every single product you'll find in the M&S festive food collection
today 07:47 Every single product you'll find in the M&S festive food collection
today 07:47 Amazon's 2019 beauty advent calendar comes with £170 worth of freebies
today 07:47 Amazon's 2019 beauty advent calendar comes with £170 worth of freebies
today 07:47 Danny McGuire picks up main prize at Hull KR Player of the Year awards
today 07:47 Danny McGuire picks up main prize at Hull KR Player of the Year awards
today 07:47 We got pizza and a kebab from a zero rated takeaway and survived - here's what happened
today 07:47 Quick money saving tips that could save you £450 in a few minutes
today 07:47 Hull City news Live: Countdown to Luton Town clash, why Grant McCann wants defensive consistency
today 07:47 Tell us what Hull Loves - where are your favourite places to eat, drink and play?
today 07:44 Hamilton head coach Brian Rice says clash at St Mirren will show how far his side has progressed
today 07:44 The reasons why Celtic fans and Neil Lennon should be excited about the Europa League – Chris Sutton
today 07:44 First look at ambitious plans to redevelop East Kilbride shopping precinct
today 07:44 Lanarkshire businessman hits out at council's decision to refuse planning application
today 07:44 Hamilton man caught carrying a knife
today 07:44 Hamilton teen gets her skates on for British call-up
today 07:44 Rangers v Feyenoord game sneak TV feed on laptop at Dutch Parliament sparks row
today 07:44 Blackmailer targeted married man who chatted to her on dating site Badoo
today 07:44 Orkney to Shetland Serco ferry deal branded 'disgraceful' by union
today 07:44 Scottish war hero to recreate World War II parachute jump in Arnhem aged 97
today 07:32 Australia 39-21 Fiji LIVE: Updates as Wallabies build lead after sloppy start in Sapporo
today 07:32 Asteroid warning: Billions of people will die in asteroid impact - shock warning
today 07:32 Windows 10 update: New Microsoft upgrade brings huge improvements to fans
today 07:32 Brexit Party MEP warns EU to 'implode' as UK's success puts Brussels on brink of collapse
Watch the news from UK on Facebook