Since firefighter characters met and bonded at the start of Season 2, fans’ desire to see them paired has grown exponentially, even if their fervent tweets have yet to manifest themselves on screen.
After the fall finale, some fans were not pleased that Buddie was not canon.
The director of that episode said that Buck and Eddie were not lovers.
Some fans screamed "queerbaiting" and started coming after the cast and crew.
Stark on Wednesday reached out to fans on social media to clarify where he stands on the matter.