Bloodstock Booker Taking Step Back From Festival After Facing Backlash Over Transphobic Comments

Bloodstock festival director Vicky Hungerford is facing backlash after making transphobic comments online. As a result, she will be taking a step back from the event. The controversy started after Hungerford said that she would be trashing emails from people who share their pronouns:

She then issued an apology:

However, another transphobic post surfaced shortly after:

Hungerford then issued a lengthier apology:

Bloodstock initially responded to the controversy by canceling a livestream Twitch:

Some staff members, including entertainment manager Paul Watling, also resigned in protest:

Now, Bloodstock have issued another statement, saying that Hungerford will be stepping away from the festival:

[via MetalSucks]

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