Broadway star Patti LuPone has been slammed online for telling U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham to “bite the bullet and come out.”

Graham has been hitting headlines for her defence of Donald Trump despite his recent racist tweets towards four Democratic congresswomen of colour.

However, that doesn’t excuse LuPone’s recent tweet, social media insisted.

Many accused the Tony-winning actress of being homophobic.

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This isn’t the first time a tweet about Graham’s sexuality has faced an online backlash, with Chelsea Handler also coming under fire last year.

She posted:

ET Canada has contacted Patti LuPone’s rep for comment.

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