Umbrella Academy star Aidan Gallagher has responded to what he calls "wild" and "crazy" rumours that have made the rounds on social media. Aidan Gallagher of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy has hit back over "fake rumours" and "fake screenshots" claiming he's anti-women, "hates dogs", and against "mental health. The year-old actor responded in a lengthy Instagram statement, where he addressed pictures and posts making the rounds on social media. The actor defended himself by slamming the "wild" and "crazy" rumours. The origin of the screenshots in question cannot be verified but Gallagher has called them false. The Umbrella Academy season 2: News, spoilers, release date, cast and everything you need to know. Saying I'm against women or mental health—both things I have spent years standing up for.
What's the controversy around Aidan Gallagher anyway?
The screenshots that show Aiden's remarks against women and mental health surfaced on social media last year, and immediately provoked the Umbrella Academy star to vehemently defend himself. The internet is not so convinced though. Aidan was spotted making some really insensitive and questionable comments about topics like depression, having cancer which he did not actually have and what he views as consent. He also apparently went off of people who choose to eat meat. YouTuber Float Grandpa Float put all the damning evidence together in a video that explains, point by point, all the reasons why Aidan is a jerk. One of the first pieces of "evidence" are posts from an account that is supposed to be Aidan's Aidan denies this that flippantly told users on the platform to stop talking about depression. He posted things like, "Honestly if you're depressed please don't come in here bringing the entire group down and running the risk of [sinking] you deeper. I don't want that. When asked about Aidan's attitude about mental health on his Instagram, one of his replies was about how he was a UN Ambassador and that teens were impersonating him to "discredit" him and "influence" his following "against him. The YouTube video also claims that Aidan said things like "meat eaters are satan" and hate animals.
Further addressing the accusations on Twitter, Aidan remarked that "it happens to every celebrity".
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Aidan Gallagher born September 18,  is an American actor. Gallagher first appeared in a minor role in a episode of Modern Family. Gallagher is active on environmental issues, and has served as a youth advocate for a number of environmental organizations , including Waterkeeper Alliance , WildAid and Oceanic Preservation Society. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American actor. Archived from the original on May 15, Retrieved February 20, — via Instagram. Gallagher, Aidan September 18, Archived from the original on May 14,