Ncuti Gatwa ‘couldn’t understand’ why he was being ‘sexualised’ while working as a nightclub dancer

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Ncuti Gatwa felt “fetishised” on his first night out as a teenager. The 31-year-old actor grew up in Scotland and recalled feeling “deeply, deeply sexualised” whilst working as a shot boy and go-go dancer in the sister club of Glasgow’s The Polo Lounge shortly after leaving high school and “couldn’t understand” why he was being “grabbed” as he made his way through the venue. He told British GQ’s Men of the Year special issue: “It was very weird going from high school, where being the queer, black kid you were nobody’s pick of the bunch, to getting thrown into the Glasgow gay scene. I will neve…

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