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For digital creator and actor Chris Olsen, Delight isn’t only a month — it’s each single day. The 24-year-old star, who might be in Discovery+’s upcoming The E-book Of Queer, spoke to HollywoodLife.com in an EXCLUSIVE interview about his present work, psychological well being and essentially the most profound messages he receives about being part of the LGBTQ+ group, which can shock you. “The DMs which have needed to largest impression on me are when somebody says to me, ‘I didn’t understand how I felt about homosexual folks earlier than, I’ve by no means are available contact with a homosexual individual, however your content material actually enlightened me,’” Chris recalled.

Chris Olsen. (Max Montgomery)

“That actually opened my thoughts as much as how vital visibility is, and exhibiting individuals who could have a really small window in life that these folks that you simply’re condemning, and these folks that you simply’re making an attempt to take the rights away from are so much like you in so some ways,” he continued. “For those who simply opened up the power to have a dialog with somebody within the LGBTQ+ group, you’ll have the ability to understand that. Tasks like The E-book Of Queer and even one thing so simple as my TikTok, with the ability to attain sure folks that have been unsuspecting or haven’t been capable of are available contact with these sorts of tales earlier than, are actually going to assist in that manner.”

Chris first rose to fame on TikTok when followers couldn’t get sufficient of his pandemic love story with fellow creator Ian Paget. Whereas the 2 have since damaged up, their content material has remained as well-liked as ever, with Chris showcasing all sides of his persona, from his remedy classes to his love for espresso.


“I’m nonetheless depressed tho”

♬ original sound – Chris Olsen

“I actually pleasure myself on with the ability to share the issues I’m going by authentically within the second, however it may be robust, as a result of typically there’s issues that I’m not prepared to speak about, or there’s issues that I’m not able to share,” the creator, who hails over over 7.7 million followers, mentioned. “Going by the breakup was, I feel, in all probability the primary massive observe I had with that. When the breakup truly occurred, I didn’t share it immediately, and we form of had an settlement to not share it immediately. I knew we each knew there was lots that we wanted to course of, with out the strain of numerous eyes on us at the moment, and I feel that was an enormous studying expertise of being like, ‘I’ll share what I’m going by once I really feel prepared.’”

Since his skyrocket to fame, Chris has checked merchandise after merchandise off of his bucket record, which included attending the Academy Awards (and witnessing that Will Smith slap as an added bonus), and signing along with his new company, CAA. “I play meet up with myself over the quantity of wonderful issues which have occurred,” he gushed. “I’ve a gratitude cry each month!”


If one thing like this occurred to me it will possibly and can occur to u. I really like u okay ???

♬ original sound – betches

Within the upcoming The E-book of Queer, Chris stars as Epaminodas within the upcoming June sixteenth episode, and helps inform audiences of the “queerness interwoven” in tales all through historical past. “If it’s written about within the textbooks, it’s talked about as a ‘shut buddy,’ or one thing like that. Queerness is throughout us, and has at all times been throughout us. I feel that’s what the sequence actually highlights, and is actually vital for the world to listen to,” he informed HL. “It’s campy, and it’s enjoyable. It’s supposed to coach whereas additionally making you chuckle, which I feel is the particular a part of the present.”

Chris Olsen in ‘The E-book Of Queer.’ (Discovery+)

Wanting forward, the actor might be engaged on his first impartial movie this summer time and on the similar time is creating his personal espresso model. Be sure you tune into Chris Olsen’s social media for all of the updates on what’s to return and watch The E-book Of Queer on Discovery+!

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