shirtless beauty and the beast

Watch This Shirtless Violinist Make ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Even Gayer Than You Thought Possible

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If the live action Beauty and the Beast wasn’t queer enough for you, one shirtless violinist turned the time-old tale even gayer.

In this short film, Matthew “Shirtless Violinist” Olson plays the Beauty and the Beast theme on a violin, shirtless (as you’d expect) while cavorting and occasionally making out with a cute prince. There’s also a twirling Belle in drag. Alas, no Gaston.

“Rather than focusing on the Prince’s transformation from a beast, our version would ‘flip the script’ and portray Belle’s metamorphosis,” Olson wrote.