Candace Cameron Bure refutes Miss Benny’s claims about homophobia on ‘Fuller House’

Candace Cameron Bure refutes Miss Bennys claims about homophobia on

Candace Cameron Bure has denied accusations that she tried to get Miss Benny, a visitor star on the Netflix sequence Fuller Home, fired from the present.

Glamorous alum Miss Benny posted a TikTok video on Thursday wherein she recounted a purported incident. 

In keeping with her, she was knowledgeable that her character, Casey, Fuller Home‘s first brazenly homosexual character, was at risk of being written off the present as a result of “one of many Tanner sisters” was “very publicly not for the ladies.”

Miss Benny, who got here out as transgender in June, recounted in a TikTok video that she was as soon as cautioned by the writers and the studio about an individual who allegedly tried to get her character, Casey, faraway from Fuller Home as they didn’t desire a queer character on the present. She additionally talked about being informed that this particular person’s fan base would possibly assault her.

Although Miss Benny didn’t point out the actress by title within the video, she used the hashtag “#candacebure.”

In response to the allegations, Bure, 47, denied the claims and said in an announcement to PEOPLE that she had minimal interplay with Miss Benny on the present. She added that she solely needs the most effective for the Glamorous star.

“I by no means requested Miss Benny’s character to be faraway from Fuller Home and didn’t ask the writers, producers or studio executives to not have queer characters on the present,” stated Bure, who performed DJ Tanner on Full Home and Fuller Home.

“Fuller Home has at all times welcomed a variety of characters. I assumed Miss Benny did a terrific job as ‘Casey’ on the present.”