And despite the fact that the show features witches
, vampires, shape shifters, ghosts and were-tigers, it’s his role that religious extremists have had the most issue with, according to Lewis.
Not that he’s willing to entertain the backlash, that is.
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Speaking in an interview with The Daily Telegraph
, Lewis – who is perhaps best known for playing Samantha Jones’ long-term love interest Smith Jerrod in Sex and the City
– said that he enjoys “working on a show like this, especially in the [political] climate of such intolerance because [we] kind of to get to poke fun at that a little bit.
”Calling out the haters, he continued: “Yeah, cool, be intolerant of us and see how well that goes for you.”