Candice Patton is detailing the darkish aspect of TV fandoms.

The Flash actress recalled being harassed by followers when she joined The CW sequence as Iris West in 2014. “I wished to depart the present as early as season two,” she just lately instructed The Open Up Podcast. “I bear in mind being like: ‘I am unable to do that, I am not gonna make it via, I am severely sad.'”

For Candice, she felt that The CW and Warner Bros. have been lax of their response to the web bullying, as they felt it was simply part of becoming a member of such an avid fandom.

However the actress was dismayed that they weren’t extra thoughtful of the racism that fueled fan responses. “I feel any time you rent anybody who’s a minority of any sort it’s a must to be ready to guard them,” she defined on the July 3 episode. “It is like if I get pulled over at 2 a.m. in Jackson, Mississippi, by a white cop. Do you suppose he offers a s–t that I am Candice Patton from The Flash? It does not matter.”