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Is it fair to accuse “Bohemian Rhapsody” of straight-washing Freddie Mercury?

Adam Epstein
Is it fair to accuse “Bohemian Rhapsody” of straight-washing Freddie Mercury?

The trailer for the highly anticipated Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, met a mixed reaction yesterday (May 15), when 20th Century Fox released it. While some called it “thrilling” and “spectacular,” others say it proves that the movie will “straight-wash” the band’s frontman, Freddie Mercury, by ignoring his bisexuality and the fact that he died of…