Jesus Pride Flag: The cast of the Jesus TV show defend the Pride Flag on set

Recently in Brussels, Belgium, participants in a Pride parade carry rainbow flags on May 20, 2023. The Chosen, a TV show depicting the life and ministry of Jesus, faces a boycott after it presented a pride flag on set. You must read the article and keep reading for more details. Follow us for all the information. The popular TV series The chosen drew immense backlash for apparently promoting the LGBTQ community in a viral behind-the-scenes video. The criticism comes in light of the ongoing Pride month in June. Conservative Christians were furious when they saw a Pride flag on set. Meanwhile, the show has defended its actions.

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The Chosen was the first multi-season series to depict the life and ministry of Jesus. The show, available on Netflix and other streaming platforms, is in its fourth season and has a 9.3 out of 10 rating on various social platforms. His calls to boycott the show began spreading on social media after self-proclaimed Christian Jon Root spotted the flag display in a photo and called out the show on Twitter.

The hand-sized Pride flag was seen in a The Chosen promotional video released on Sunday, May 28. Twitter user @accabbat also claimed that one of the show’s cinematographers was spotted wearing a Pride t-shirt during filming. For those unfamiliar, The Chosen is a popular multi-series show that depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. The show’s first two seasons were produced on a $45 million budget that the production house raised through crowdfunding. The third season started late last year and ended in February.

The historical drama is created by Dallas Jenkins with Jonathan Roumie playing Jesus. The boycott against the hit show comes amid the ongoing cancellation of several companies that have shown support for the LGBTQ community. Beer giant Budweiser was the first of many to have apparently been canceled for collaborating with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney. Since then, several brands including Target, Kohl’s, Adidas, Calvin Klein and Build-A-Bear among others have come under fire. Netizens then shared screenshots of tweets where people defended the show’s cast and crew.

Conservative followers of the TV series were furious and vowed not to watch the show again. Many went on to claim that God does not support the LGBTQ community. The chosen took to their official Twitter account and announced that they had a diverse cast and crew. They also said they were ready to work with anyone who wanted to represent the authentic version of Jesus. Filmmaker Jenkins has also been open from the start about hiring people of all faiths to create the show.


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