‘Heartstopper’ Cast Stand Up to Homophobic Protesters at London Pride


The actors were filmed flipping off anti-LGBTQ+ protesters and blissfully jumping around to “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”

The cast of the beloved Netflix queer drama, Heartstopper, stood up to protesters at London’s Pride parade over the weekend.

Adorable images have surfaced of the group – which included Joe Locke, Kit Connor, Sebastian Croft, Tobie Donovan, Corinna Brown, and Kizzy Edgell – decked out in rainbow and embracing each other amongst the London crowd. Narlie and Tarcy forever!

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Heartstopper Cast Dance in Front of London Pride Protesters

The stars also posted videos marching in the parade and standing up to a group of protesters lined up behind a police barricade. Joe Locke and Sebastian Croft are front and center, dancing around and giving the middle finger to the crowd while “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” plays loudly over the parade speakers.

“Had to do my job properly,” Locke captioned a video shared by PinkNews on Twitter. Croft and Connor also shared videos of the iconic moment.

This year, over 1.5 million people celebrated the 50th anniversary of London Pride, including members of the Gay Liberation Front.

About Heartstopper

Heartstopper took the world by storm in April when Netflix premiered a series adaptation of the popular Webtoons comic. The coming-of-age drama follows two British schoolboys, rugby player Nick Nelson and the shy Charlie Spring, who form an unexpected friendship. The two quickly realize their relationship goes beyond platonic BFFs, and Nick struggles to make sense of his sexuality.

‘Heartstopper’ Inspires Fan to Come Out to Their Parents

The series celebrates LGBTQ+ stories and dives into topics like love, friendship, loyalty, and mental illness. Netflix recently announced that the show will return for two more seasons.

‘Heartstopper’ Cast Stand Up to Homophobic Protesters at London Pride
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