Danny Miller – who played Aaron Dingle on the ITV soap Emmerdale – recalled how worried he was about getting fired before being assigned to Aaron’s sex story, which he said had changed his career.
Actor who played Aaron Dingle on ITV soap for several years before deciding to leave the show recently and he recounted how he was “nervous” when he was called into the production office one day for a meeting.
Danny told his colleague I’m a celebrity campmates how he believes he will be dropped from the show – but they just wanted to talk to him about his big plot change, which saw Aaron being considered homosexual.
The soap star is just too excited to take on the role and he hopes Aaron can help those who are struggling with his gender identity and help people be more “open and accepting” of other people’s preferences.
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When asked by Frankie Bridge about his character coming out on Emmerdale, he said, “This new producer has taken over, he’s the guy who’s really made my career. They asked me to come see him. face at the end of the day – I was nervous.
“It’s nerve-wracking to think they’ll get rid of me and that’s why [the meeting] at the end of the day.”
He added: “I just said, without thinking about it, I said, ‘Yeah, I’d love to be able to portray something that hasn’t really been done in Soap.’ Obviously there are gay characters in Soap, but in terms of fighting against any stereotypes about being a gay man, and that makes me think that’s going to be great. “
Danny is happy that his role as Aaron has helped others deal with their own sexual problems.
He explained: “I think part of it helped change some of the perceptions about it. My sexuality and things and you think, ‘Wow.”
His main aim in playing Aaron was to try to stop the stereotypes surrounding sex.
When asked if he’d ever gotten ‘sticky’ for playing a gay man and being straight with himself, he said: “People always say that to me when they meet me, they’ll go immediately if it’s a famous man, “How are you. kiss them men? ‘
“That’s exactly what we’re trying to prevent, the stereotype of how you do it?”
Adam Woodyatt was full of praise for his campmate as he added: “Danny, taking on that character at such a young age is brave and it can be quite difficult. It is a challenge. Sadly there’s still a lot of homophobia out there.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/emmerdales-danny-miller-feared-would-25660649 Emmerdale's Danny Miller fears he'll be fired before the plot changes his career