Ahead of the much anticipated Season 8 premiere of The Walking Dead , actor Ross Marquand has revealed why he thinks that diversity is such an important part of AMC's hit show. Marquand, who plays Aaron in the post-apocalyptic horror television series, first joined the cast of The Walking Dead back in Season 5, where he became the first gay male character on the show. However, the series has always boasted a diverse and inclusive cast of characters, such as Steven Yeun's Glenn or Lennie James's Morgan. Even in its early seasons, The Walking Dead , which is, of course, based on Robert Kirkman's comics of the same name, featured characters of various ethnicities.
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I'm feeling a bit mixed about him. Looks-wise, I think he's handsome, but I read an article in which he talked about having patience with people using hate speech against gays because of his upbringing as a Christian. Setting aside the issue of whether we should have patience with such people, he used a few phrases that put a bad taste in my mouth. He stated, "I think a lot of my friends who are friends of the LGBT community really just have no patience for that, but I do. Post a Comment.
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I think it's very important," Marquand said. It's a fair representation of how people are in the world. That every group is fully represented is very important to everyone on this show. Marquand went on to praise network AMC, showrunner Scott Gimple and Kirkman for their adherence to the original source material, including staying true to the sexuality of its characters. No matter where you're from, no matter what walk of life you come from, or whatever your background, your sexual orientation, we can all come together and find goodness in each other.