08/22/10-by Bridgette P. LaVictoire
Danny Miller was attacked by two drunken thugs in what could be considered a virtual anti-gay hate crime. Miller plays gay teenager Aaron Livesy on the British TV show Emmerdale. The nineteen year old, though, is dating co-star Kirsty Leigh Porter, who is two years his senior. He recently revealed that he had received hate mail after it came out that he is straight in real life.
Miller was out in Manchester to see his father, the comic Vince Miller, perform. The two thugs threw punches at him, but according to his Twitter page “I was attacked by a couple of lads tonight but escaped unharmed I just don’t want people worrying.” After some 12,000 followers responded, he updated that it was related to the series.