6 Actors Who Confirmed They’re Straight After Playing a Gay Character
Lots of guys are kissing guys on screen nowadays — but not all of them are into it IRL. Critics sometimes call it “gayface,” but we just think it’s cool that so many straight actors are confident and comfortable enough to smooch their male co-stars, even though they’re not interested in men on a sexual level when the cameras aren’t rolling.
But how do you really know if an actor is gay or straight? Like mean, you can’t just decide for them based on their characters. So we did the digging for you — here are six actors who publicly confirmed their heterosexuality> — as in, they came out as straight — after their homosexual characters’ big- or small-screen debuts:
The Glee star famously played Blaine Anderson, Kurt Hummel's love interest on the Fox dramedy, on TV for quite some time before he publicly addressed his sexuality IRL.
He told Today.com, "I think it's more empowering to everybody, including myself, if I'm articulate about identifying myself as a straight male playing a gay character."
He definitely managed to clear things up a little for fans who were wondering.