‘Don’t You Mean Lady?’: Actress Emma Roberts Allegedly ‘Misgendered’ Transgender Castmate


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Angelica Ross, a transgender cast member on the hit show “American Horror Story,” levied an allegation against castmate and famous actress Emma Roberts.

Ross, a biological male that identifies as female, claimed Wednesday that Emma Roberts misgendered him while on set. Ross said that the two got into an argument while on set before a staff member intervened to break it up. (RELATED: New ‘Barbie’ Film Will Feature Transgender Actor)

“She goes, ‘John, Angelica’s being mean,'” Ross said in the livestreamed Instagram video.

“And John is like, ‘okay ladies, you know, that’s enough. Let’s, you know, like get back to work.’ And, she then looks at me and she goes, ‘Don’t you mean lady?'”

Ross claims that Roberts covered her mouth and turned around to conceal her laughter.

“I’m looking at her dead-ass in the camera like, ‘What the fuck did you just say?'”

Ross said that he was taken aback by Roberts’ comment and needed a moment to process what the actress said. Ross he feared facing professional consequences for retaliating against Roberts.

“My blood is boiling,” Ross said, reflecting on the alleged event.

“If I say something, it’s gonna be me that’s the problem. And I know this because there was someone who spoke up about what she was doing and they got repercussions from it. Not her, they did,” Ross alleged.

Ross said that he avoided interacting with “the bitch” for the remainder of the filming.

“So we had scenes together, and I never spoke to her,” Ross said.

Ross condemned American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy on Sept. 18 for supposedly nixing a planned season focusing on black women. Ross also slammed the show for facilitating a racist culture on set. American Horror Story: 1948, the season which Ross stars in, was mostly received well by critics. Ryan Murphy announced a new show, American Sports Story, earlier in the year.