Five-Year-Old Actress Receives Death Threats After Disney’s Same-Sex Couple Debut

Screen Shot 2014-02-07 at 12.44.01 PMIn this week’s installment of America the Doomed, a deranged Instagram user threatens to kill a five-year-old actress for appearing on a television show featuring lesbian moms.

“Die Mia, Fucking Die in hell! Kill yourself, you deserve to die,” reads one of the hateful threats directed at Mia Talerico, the child actress who plays Charlie Duncan on Disney’s Good Luck Charlie. Police believe the threats are connected to the show’s January 26th episode, which showcased the network’s first ever same-sex couple.

According to police documents, another message the LAPD is taking very seriously included a photo of the five-year-old’s head covered by a bloody fist, captioned “Yes, kill you stupid bitch.”

In the episode, which was protested by One Million Moms, Charlie invites a young friend to her home for a playdate and discovers she has two lesbian moms. Although the women were only part of a one-time subplot, the network has been hailed for its positive portrayal of same-sex couples.

According to KTLA, Mia’s mother notified the police immediately, who’ve passed the case along to LAPD’s Threat Management Unit. Check out a clip from the episode below:

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  • Darling Nikki

    How very Christian? Threatening a five year old girl? Yet we’re the ones who are bad for children?
    I hope they find the perp and send them away.

  • jovad2012

    This story is disgusting. I saw the episode and didn’t find anything controversial about it. Why is the five year old getting death threats, she didn’t write the episode?

  • balehead

    Find this sicko….

  • balehead

    So much for “doing it for the children”….

  • litper

    Christianity is a disease!

  • Stefano

    Like Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak would say :”We don’t discriminate against anyone. Say what you want. But say it in front of adults. But leave children out of it.” LOL

  • robirob

    Some Christians are serious haters.

  • KDub

    I’m no rocket scientist, but shouldn’t the death threats be directed at Susan and Cheryl? Charlie’s straight.

  • BlackHouston

    There is a religious fatwa from the fringes of the far right for the head of this little girl. God warriors are already on the defensive. Such noble values of compassion, love, and justice.

  • Mezaien


  • balehead

    Hopefully the parents didn’t do this for attention…..

  • Cam

    Conservative Christians don’t care about children, they care about being able to control people, and hating who they want to hate.

  • freerights1127

    @Darling Nikki: Anything that could ever happen,happens in some parallel universe (many worlds interpretation)

    there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where 98 percent of americans from the united states are fully against people being gay in polls conducted in 2015, 2019,2036,2044,2066,2112,2233 etc.

    there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where the united states government executes gay people for being gay in the 21st century,22nd century until humans leave earth for good. IN those parallel universes,89 percent of americans from the united states SUPPORT the US government executing gay people for being gay in polls conducted in 2014, 2026,2039,2044,2055,2166,2244,2542,2889 etc

    there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where that little girl was wearing a ‘god hates fags’ t-shirt.

    there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where YOU personally beat people up on a daily basis for being gay

    there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where the following people are more anti gay than anyone is on earth in our universe :Macklemore,Ryan Lewis, Madonna,Ellen Degeneres,Rachel Maddow,Barney Frank,Doug Ellin,Jeremy Piven,Jamie Lynn Sigler,Bono,Paul McCartney, Queen Latifa, Yoko Ono,Sean Lennon, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Ashton Kutcher,Billy Joel, Beyonce, Lance Bass,Justin Timberlake,Nicole Galasso Malvasio,Kerrie Anne Weickert, Jennifer Aniston,Debra Messing,Sean Hayes, in some of those parallel universes all of the above people beat up gay people for being gay

    Heck,there are even different parallel universes where everyone on earth is straight

    I am serious, read the 2 articles,these are proof.i ain’t kidding

  • freerights1127

    @Mezaien: and just think,there are billions of parallel universes where you beat up gay people for being gay. MOST christians of OUR CURRENT universe would condemn your parallel universe counterpart for beating up gay people for being gay.

  • KDub

    @litper: Yet if someone said homosexuality (which actually was considered a mental disorder not too long ago) is a disease, you’d be bitching about how awful homophobia is. Let’s not forget there are plenty of gay Christians you offend when you make such derogatory statements. It’s very hypocritical.

  • Cam


    Ahhh, the desperation of the right wing defenders to try to change the topic anyway they can.

    The topic is this, a child was sent death threats by right wing conservatives.

  • DShucking

    Gay Christians are part of our community too.


    Gee, nothing BETTER to do than threaten a child’s life…you need to sit on a dry ice buttplug, and rotate!

  • freerights1127

    @Cam: well there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where nobody threatened mia talerico’s life . Infinite parallel universes exist.

  • DShucking

    @freerights1127: You need to put down the meth pipe.

  • Cam


    Awwwww, how adorable, you’re still trying to distract attention from the fact that a typical right wing bigot, you know, the folks who lie and pretend to care about the family, made death threats against a child.

    Nice try. Oh, and take DShuckings advice, less meth, more school.

  • freerights1127

    @Cam: i am a bigot for pointing out that there are BILLIONS of parallel universes where noone threatened Mia Talerico?? I’m a bigot for pointing out that there are universes where YOU and most americans hate people?

    Don’t shoot me,i am the messenger. I guess 70 percent of scientists who agree with the many worlds interpretation are ‘bigots’ and meth heads too right??

    read the article

  • freerights1127

    @freerights1127: I’m a bigot for pointing out that there are universes where YOU and most americans hate gay people?

    yes cam,there are actually BILLIONS of parallel universes where YOU beat up gay people for being gay. So in those parallel universes YOU are the bigot and homophobe, in that universe i would rebuke you

  • JB

    WTF? The only thing offensive about this episode is that ugly aqua-colored sofa! Time for the set designers to do a little renovation.

  • Cam


    Actually I said that the person who sent her a death threat is a bigot. Interesting that you immediately identified with that person and claimed that insult.

    Thank you for proving my point that everything you are doing here is a sad attempt to deflect from the actual facts of the post. And thost are, that a right wing bigot, claiming to support family sent a death threat to a child.

  • DShucking

    @freerights1127: You’re now arguing with yourself.

  • Respect4all

    @KDub: Charlie’s 5 years old. We don’t know what her sexuality is yet. I doubt that she knows either.

  • Respect4all

    @KDub: Not hypocritical at all. Gay people are not making death threats against children. Gay people don’t campaign to pass laws that deny other people their human rights. Gay people don’t argue that our religion or sexuality entitles us to discriminate against people we don’t like or understand. Gay people don’t stand outside houses of worship with signs that say “God hates…(insert religious/ethnic epithet here).” And then talk about Jesus’s love. That’s Christians. So who are the sick ones? Who are the hypocrites?

  • Respect4all

    @DShucking: Gay Christian is an oxymoron, like Jewish Nazi or Black Klansman. It’s beyond my comprehension why gay people want to belong to any religious group that preaches hatred of gays. It just seems like internalized homophobia and self-hatred.

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