This weekend, Nickelodeon affirmed that SpongeBob SquarePants is, truth be told, a member from the LGBTQ+ community.
“Observing #Pride with the LGBTQ+ people group and their partners this month and consistently,” composed the system on Twitter, close by an image of SpongeBob, transgender Canadian on-screen character Michael Cohen, who played Schwoz Schwartz in Henry Danger furthermore, Korra from The Legend of Korra, who is cross-sexual.
Rapidly, “Spongebob is gay” turned into a trending topic on Twitter.
And keeping in mind that a few fans thought Nickelodeon was affirming that SpongeBob is gay—in spite of the fact that they didn’t explicit what our preferred yellow wipe distinguishes as—the system might be alluding to the “An” in “LGBTQIA.”
All things considered, in 2005, SpongeBob Squarepants maker Stephen Hillenburg told Reuters, per People, that he never proposed for SpongeBob or his closest companion Patrick Starfish “to be gay.”
“I consider them to be almost asexual,” he explained. “We’re just trying to be funny and this has nothing to do with the show.”
In the wake of causing a free for all on Twitter over SpongeBob’s sexuality, Nickelodeon additionally killed the remarks or answers to their tweet.
As per Twitter, just the individuals who were trailed by the system on the web based life stage or the individuals who were referenced in the tweet had the option to answer to it.
“Announcing Spongebob being gay then turning comments off cause it ain’t no debate>>>,” wrote one user on Twitter. “Nickelodeon SNAPPED.”
“Spongebob gay? I mean he literally had a baby with Patrick,” wrote someone on Twitter, alongside screenshot’s of the episode they were reffering to.
Another Twitter user said, “y’all are shocked spongebob gay? he’s been hinting at it for years.”