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‘SCHOOL OF ROCK’ STAR BRIAN FALDUTO WAS SEVERELY BULLIED AFTER STARRING AS ‘THE GAY KID’ IN THE MOVIE

July 2, 2018
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Brian Falduto was severely bullied after starring in School of Rock.

The actor is best known for his portrayal as the fashionista/costume designer Billy in the 2003 movie, but despite starring alongside the likes of Jack Black, Brian was subjected to series of homophobic abuse by school peers when the film was released.

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PrideLife Magazine celebrates 20 years with #20sintheir20s

June 7, 2018
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Our rundown of some of the most influential, outspoken, and optimistic individuals on the planet, all helping to make the world a more varied, more inclusive, more loving space moving forward. Featuring Nico Tortorella (left), Tyler Oakley, Gabriel Zamora, Olly Alexander, Elena Delle Donne, Hayley Kiyoko, Gigi Gorgeous, Brandon Rogers, Matt Bellassai, and many, many more.

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As a professional actor & singer-songwriter @BrianFalduto has turned the notoriety that came with his role as “the gay kid” into a multi-platform career that celebrates the LGBTQ community

May 2, 2018
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You may recognize his name because of his role as Billy aka “Fancy Pants” in the 2003 film School of Rock, starring Jack Black, but Brian Falduto has grown to be much more than the character he played when he was 11 years old.

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Here’s what it was like being ‘the gay kid’ from ‘School of Rock.’ (Spoiler: not fun.)

March 16, 2018
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If you watched Jack Black’s 2003 comedy “School of Rock,” you probably remember Billy.

In a pivotal scene where Black’s character, substitute teacher Mr. Finn, is urging students to “fight the man” by insulting him, Billy’s response became one of the film’s standout one-liners: “You’re tacky and I hate you.”

The sassy comment was quoted off-camera. A lot. The line became a well-traveled GIF and meme with impressive shelf life. 15 years after the film premiered, Google pretty much knows that if you’re searching “you’re tacky,” you’re likely digging for the comedic gem in some form or another.

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‘School of Rock’s’ Billy Writes About Being Labeled “The Gay Kid”

March 16, 2018
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Ahead of the film’s 15-year anniversary this fall, Brian Falduto opens up about growing up being viewed as “a young gay figurehead” and how he’s finally found peace with that.

Brian Falduto, an actor and musician best known for playing Billy (or “Fancy Pants”) in the Jack Black musical film School of Rock, opens up about his experience growing up as “the gay kid” from the film in an emotional essay for The Advocate.

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Brian Falduto named one of “the 20 most influential, outspoken, and optimistic individuals on the planet” by PrideLife Magazine (20th Anniversary Issue, June 2018)

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