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Desi Lydic: ‘Good Luck Charlie’ Star ‘Proud’ Of Same-Sex Couple Role

Tue, January 28, 2014 8:38am EDT by Kristine Kowalski 1 Comment

‘Good Luck Charlie’ star Desi Lydic ‘couldn’t be more proud’ that she is playing a mom in same-sex relationship on the Disney Channel show, and applauded Disney for featuring a new family unit!

Desi Lydic received both negative feedback and overwhelming support from fans of Good Luck Charlie when she starred as a mom in a same-sex couple for an episode of the popular Disney Channel hit show. She spoke out on Twitter to explain she is ‘so proud’ to be included in the show’s first-ever gay couple role, and raved “Go Disney!” for their forward-thinking move.

Desi Lydic ‘Good Luck Charlie’: ‘Proud’ Of Disney’s First Same-Sex Couple Role

Desi, 32, was overwhelmed with fans’ support for her role on Good Luck Charlieand her thank-you tweets glowed of her pride for the role:

Despite the controversy that was stirred by the Disney’s decision to feature same-sex parents on the show, Desi revealed that she could not be any happier with her place in the casting:

Desi even told that she applauded Disney for her episode, and was proud to be selected for the role:

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Disney made a major leap forward by diversifying their programming to include family scenarios that would be more relatable to young children who have same-sex parents.

“This particular storyline was developed under the consultancy of child development experts and community advisors,” a spokesperson for the Disney Channel said in June 2013, when the show’s casting was announced. “Like all Disney Channel programming, it was developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness.”

What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Do you think it’s great Desi is so proud of her role?

— Kristine Hope Kowalski

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