'I Am Santa Claus' Documentary Slammed On Social Media For Featuring Gay Man Who Plays St. Nicholas

December 2, 2014 6:47 PM

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It seems not everybody is merry and bright over the release of a new documentary, "I Am Santa Claus," which focuses on the personal lives of men who portray St. Nicholas at shopping malls during the month of December.

As Vice originally reported, some viewers -- many of which are known for playing Santa in their communities -- are angered by the inclusion of Jim Stevenson, a 73-year-old Texan Santa who is gay. Many of those viewers have responded angrily on the film's official Facebook page.

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