Click here to read the full article.
The co-founder of Spitfire Audio, Christian Henson, is currently on “a break” as the company reflects on how to move forward from the supposed hurt he caused by tweeting in support of JK Rowling and “Father Ted” creator Graham Linehan.
Henson’s Twitter account no longer exists, but the tweet from September 5th read: “As a parent I can no longer keep my mouth shut about this. I am in full support of glinner & @jk_rowling. Please look into this. If you have young children it’s in the post if you have autistic children it’s probably already on your doormat.”
His tweet refers to the epidemic of young people suffering from gender dysphoria and being referred to pediatric gender clinics all over the world. This is an issue that JK Rowling and Graham Linehan have spoken about at great length and both have endured relentless backlash for doing so.
In response Henson’s tweet, the current CEO of Spitfire Audio, Will Evans, released a statement apologizing for the “hurt” caused by Henson’s tweet, stating that they have “worked hard to be a beacon for the industry and have a responsibility to do better” and that “Christian is going to take a break as we reflect on how to move forward.”
Continue reading here.
Scroll down for comments and share your thoughts!