American Horror Story (AHS) co-stars called out transphobia on the set of their hit show in a video that has resurfaced after Angelica Ross accused her of making a transphobic comment.On Tuesday, footage shared on social media showed Ross, who is transgender, speaking out in an undated Instagram Live about her experiences with Roberts on the set of 2019's season called American Horror Story: 1984.Pose star Ross, who made her AHS debut in 1984, said in the clip that her relationship with Roberts soured when an otherwise playful moment led to an alleged transphobic remark.
On Wednesday, Ross stated on X, formerly Twitter, that Roberts had called her to apologize.Newsweek reached out to representatives of Roberts, Ross and FX via email for comment.As the allegations continued to be a talking point online, one social media user shared a video clip from 2019 that showed Ross with her AHS co-stars after they watched the premiere episode of 1984 together.
Included in the clip were Cody Fern, Billie Lourd and Gus Kenworthy. Roberts was not seen in the footage.In the clip, Ross asked her co-stars what they thought of the episode, prompting Lourd to respond: "We watched it as a family, and I thought that was so beautiful and earnest of us."After she and her co-stars commented on parts of the show they found particularly entertaining, Ross, who was controlling the camera, said: "We just want to say hi to all the LGBTQ fans.
Hi GLAAD [Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation]. We absolutely love you, we are watching for all the transphobia on set.""Always," Lourd interjected, as Ross continued: "Me and Billie were just like, 'That's transphobia!'""We'll come for you," Lourd warned, as she playfully wagged a finger. "In the nicest way."This video from 2019 is quite telling now.