Andrew Garfield’s gay comments stir backlash

( CNN) Andrew Garfield’s reported remarks about how he prepared to play a homosexual man aren’t going over well.

The actor is currently starring in a London production of “Angels in America, ” and according to an account by Gay Times, Garfield stimulated discussion where reference is answered questions at a committee event about researching his capacity, in part, by watching “Ru Paul’s Drag Race.”

“Every Sunday I would have eight very good friends and we would just watch Ru, ” he suggested. “This is my life outside of this comedy. I am a lesbian serviceman right now precisely without the physical routine — that’s all.”