( CNN) Here’s a signed of how far the world has come: Some followers are upset that “Fantastic Beasts 2” is not going to let Dumbledore be openly gay.

The controversy originated after the film’s lead, David Yates, told Entertainment Weeklythe sexuality of the specific characteristics Albus Dumbledore would not be “explicitly” explored in the forthcoming sequel, “Fantastic Brutes: The Crimes of Grindelwald.”

“But I mull all the supporters are aware of that, ” Yates said. “He had a very intensive affair with Grindelwald when they were young men. They fell in love with each other’s theories, and creed and each other.”

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