Candace Cameron Bure will not have same-sex couples in the movies, as Hilarie Burton, Jojo Siwa criticize her.

Candace Cameron Bure Comments about not featuring same-sex couples in his films have received criticism.

Bure, who now works as the creative director of Great American Family, recently spoke about wanting to put religion back in Christmas movies. The actress’ departure from Hallmark comes as the network tries to add more diversity to her lineup.

“The Holiday Sitter,” Hallmark’s first original film to focus on a same-sex couple, will be released next month.

When asked by the Wall Street Journal if his new channel will feature LGBTQ stories, Bure said no.

“I think the Great American Family will keep traditional marriage at the center,” he said.

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Candace Cameron Bure's comments about not featuring same-sex couples in her films received criticism.

Candace Cameron Bure’s comments about not featuring same-sex couples in her films received criticism.
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However, the CEO of Great American Media and original creator of the Hallmark Channel noted that there is no set plan.

“It is certainly the year 2022, so we are aware of the trends,” Bill Abbott told the outlet. “There’s no blackboard that says, ‘Yes, this,’ or, ‘No, we’re never going here.'”

Bure’s statement was criticized by Hilarie Burton and Jojo Siwa.

Burton reacted to the comments on Twitter, criticizing Bure as “disgusting”.

“Now they’re just openly admitting their bigotry. I called this s — years ago when Abbott was at Hallmark,” he wrote. “I’m glad they called it quits. Being LGBTQ isn’t a ‘trend.’ That guy and his network are disgusting. So are you Candy. There’s nothing untraditional about same-sex couples.”

“Bigoted,” Burton added. “I don’t remember Jesus liking hypocrites like Candy. But sure. Make your money, honey. You ride that wave of prejudice all the way to the bank.”

  Hilarie Burton slammed Candace Cameron Bure and Bill Abbott on Twitter.

Hilarie Burton slammed Candace Cameron Bure and Bill Abbott on Twitter.
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Jojo Siwa called out Candace Cameron Bure on Instagram.

Jojo Siwa called out Candace Cameron Bure on Instagram.
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Siwa shared her thoughts on Instagram.

“I honestly can’t believe that after everything that happened just a few months ago, she would not only create a movie with the intention of excluding LGBTQIA+, but also talk about it in the press,” he wrote.

“This is rude and hurtful to an entire community of people.”

Jodie Sweetin, Bure’s “Full House” co-star, was seen in Siwa’s comments section, showing her support. “You know I love you,” she wrote, adding two red heart emojis.

This is not the first time Siwa has had problems with Bure. The former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant chose Bure as the “rudest” celebrity she had met while she was participating in a TikTok trend.

The two talked about it and seemingly put the past behind them.

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Candace Cameron Bure is now the creative director of Great American Media.

Candace Cameron Bure is now the creative director of Great American Media.
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Bure left the distinctive channel in April. She has worked with the popular network for more than a decade, previously starring in 10 Christmas movies and 30 movies overall for Hallmark’s Crown Media.

“My heart wants to tell stories that have more meaning, purpose and depth behind them,” he told the WSJ. “I knew that the people behind Great American Family were Christians who loved the Lord and wanted to promote faith-based programming and good family entertainment.”

In a previous statement, Bure shared how his personal beliefs align with the Great American Family.

“I’m so excited to develop heartwarming, faith-filled family programming and do the kind of stories that my family and I love to see,” she said.

While Bure did not address his departure from the Hallmark Channel, he did say, “Basically, it’s a completely different network than I had when I started because of the change in leadership.”

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Candace Cameron Bure starred in Hallmark movies for years.

Candace Cameron Bure starred in Hallmark movies for years.
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Fox News Digital’s William Mendelson contributed to this report.

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