Laurie, who has over 300, 000 followers on Twitter, wrote: “I’d boycott Russian goods if I could think of a single thing they made besides the rest of the world depressed.”
He further added: “Russian vodka is OK if you need to clean the oven. For drinking, it must henceforth be Polish.”
Laurie said he was reacting after he read Putin’s comments on Friday that gay persons should “leave children alone”.
Russia has controversially prohibited homosexual “propaganda” to minors.
Laurie, known for is brilliant but as an antisocial doctor Gregory House from the hit TV series House and he is very popular in Russia.
He quickly retracted the comments, then urged” good and kind Russians to stand up to the goons who deal in this kind of poison”.
Laurie boycott suggestion on twitter became one of the most discussed topics on Russian-language.
“I want to officially send Hugh Laurie to hell along with his opinion of our goods and his plans to boycott them,” a popular blogger Ilya Varlamov wrote.