Carlton Morton was a controversial contestant on Netflix’s first season of Love Is Blind. After an explosive combat he had along with his ex-fiancé, Diamond Jack, he acquired plenty of backlash from among the present’s viewers.
The argument happened after Carlton instructed Diamond that he’s sexually fluid. She was upset that he’d waited so lengthy to inform her, and Carlton was upset in Diamond’s response. Some followers really feel Carlton may have dealt with the scenario higher, that he was impolite to Diamond as soon as they received to Mexico.
The backlash Carlton acquired from ‘Love Is Blind’ followers
Carlton’s addressed the backlash he acquired as soon as the season aired time and time once more.
“A lot of backlash from the show. People apparently think that I’m like a horrible person who hates women and that’s just not the case. So I’ve just been trying to do everything I can to protect my mental health at this point,” he mentioned on a current episode of “Love In Sight.”
During his podcast interview, he mentioned he feels his argument with Diamond fully eclipsed any message he was attempting to ship about sexually fluid individuals discovering love.
“I still don’t feel like people got the message out of it. I feel like the message was overshadowed by an argument. I don’t think it’s fair but, you know, such is life. It’s disappointing. It is,” he mentioned.
Giannina Gibelli was additionally on the podcast, and she or he provided Carlton some recommendation: Focus on the constructive.
“Well, I will say that no one should make you feel stupid for feeling your own feelings. They’re all valid. I do think that there is a group that is proud of you and that does support you and it’s so hard. And I know that it is because, for a big portion of my life, I felt like everyone was against me,” she mentioned. “But I’m just kind of lending out a helping hand where it’s like, focus on what you do have rather than what you don’t. And what you do have, just like duplicate that and feel that love. Because there are a lot of people that do love you and think that you’re a really brave person for what you did.”
“Right. I appreciate that,” responded Carlton.
Carlton would ‘definitely’ be on ‘Love Is Blind’ once more
Despite all the net negativity Carlton’s acquired, he says he’d wish to be on Love Is Blind once more. And he’d like to have the ability to date each ladies and men.
“I feel like I would definitely do it again because I want to find love and I love the way that [production] has protected me in that quest to find love because, ultimately, the production company and the network cannot control what trolls are saying online. So that’s the only thing that would make me be like, ‘Do I need to do it again?’ And suppose someone goes crazy on me or whatever, things spiral out of control. What am I supposed to do? Right now, that question has come up a lot,” he mentioned.
Carlton continued: “And I would love to find love again. I would do it again. I would also like to see a situation where both genders get to date me and we figure things out. I think the world needs–the only way we can grow in the right direction is through representation. And I think that would be great representation.”
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