Being on TV just adds another level of difficulty to the dating thing. But this is a contentious issue, and after consideration, we decided to delete the reference.
In New York there is a healthy gay community, and that doesn't exist in L. And so finally I sat this girl down and was like, “Listen I think I’m gay.” And she was like, “Okay, bummer. ” I was like, “Oh, for sure.” We’re still best friends, and we’re going to Hamilton together tonight. My dating life is already pretty shitty because I look like a 12-year-old. In an interview format, we generally let the subject speak his mind.
And how do you think it compares with the broader landscape of gay representation? But also gay boys my age are either club kids or they’re in college and they haven’t come out yet and they’re still DL on Grindr. So yes, these are not the people I want to end up dating, but I'll go out.
They were like, do what you're going to do and then we'll tell you. If you watch the pilot, he's more straight than he is in any other episode. Because even me, as a person who's 22, I have an ebb and flow to my flamboyance. No, I think as wonderful of an actor as Eric Stonestreet is — I've never met him, I assume he's a wonderful guy — he's playing a caricature of a caricature of a stereotype of stereotype on Modern Family. And as hilarious as that character is, there's a lack of authenticity.
I don't know how to talk to my parents." And I was like, fuck. So I screenshot it and sent it to Dan and was like, What do I do with this? A., producers and casting directors, are not the most creative. And it was actually the first question I asked in my test for this show. If I'm with a bunch of gays, I'm going to be like, Yas queen! But when I'm with my brothers and we're wrestling, I'm going to bro out. I don't want Kenny to just be the Eric Stonestreet. Because I've thrown Eric Stonestreet under the bus a solid seven times this week.
Specific to our show, we're not dealing with Kenny's sexual confusion. So the sexuality is out of the way for the first episode. So I tend to date people that are slightly older, but then I get into this situation where they’re just, like, twink hunters.
The Real O’Neals is his first major foray into television. All they want to do is go out until the wee hours of the night. I'd rather be posted up at home with a group of friends, doing nothing. I basically just talked about little things we'd want in the show. It's gay-heavy and conflict-heavy between the mother and the son. I'm very excited to get to explore Kenny's passions. You've talked a lot about this already, but I have to ... Playing a gay character on a gay TV show, being gay in real life … I have a very large crew of people that all weighed in. I think he'd be a little closed off, a little hunched over, a little hidden. Me and our hair guy, Jimmy Servera, had created a perfect hair journey from start to finish of his hair getting gayer and gayer. Get out of my face with your wishy-washy bullshit answer. that are questionably homosexual who are willing to do things with the right person who can get them in the door. You have to just be out with it.” But I’m genuinely confused because I really, really love this person. Editor's note: This article originally contained a reference to Bryan Singer. I mostly talk about me coming out to my mother, which was her asking me over a series of a few months, “Are you gay? I met this girl doing a play, and I completely fell in love with her. We dated for like three, four months, and it was slightly sexual. And then I had another best friend who I had come out to throughout this process, and she was like, “You can't string this person along. The hardest thing, though, is finding smart people. I do plenty of self-hating and self-deprecation, you know? I've never filmed a movie before, I want to do that. But I was in New York for like ten years, grinding. And then when I'm yearning to be a theater slave again, when I'm ready to be paid 0 a week to do a show eight times a week, I'll let New York know. I'll tell you the version I haven't really ever told anybody. The next year she would ask me, like, every few months if I was gay. She jumped up and down and was like, best friends forever! [Laughs.] But before that, I had made the decision for myself that I was gay. I had settled the fact, but wasn't sharing it with anybody at the time. Ideally I just want to find some, like, awesome fucking finance guy in his early 30s to be real sexy and take me places. I don't need another neurotic fucking actor to make my head spin. for a little while, and really experience film and television.