Mar 8, 2010
Sean Hayes Confirms The Obvious…He Is Gay!
Sean Hayes is featured on the cover of April’s The Advocate, in which he finally reveals that he is gay. Read more on this story below.
The former Will and Grace star played the role of Jack, the flamboyant neighbor on the comedy series, from 1998 to 2006. But the actor never publicly acknowledged that he was gay until now.
Hayes maintains that he was “never in” and seems to want to put The Advocate in their place for years of taunting him about his sexuality. Back in 2006, the magazine exposed the numerous times Hayes avoided calling himself the G-word.
“I am who I am,” the 39-year-old Emmy winner told the magazine. “I was never in, as they say. Never.”
Hayes says he hasn’t opened up his personal life because it is not anybody’s business saying, “I believe that nobody owes anything to anybody,” he said. You are your authentic self to whom and when you choose to be, and if you don’t know somebody, then why would you explain to them how you live your life?”
Sean Hayes said, “Why would you go down that path with somebody who’s done so much to contribute to the gay community? That was my beef about it. What more do you want me to do? Do you want me to stand on a float? And then what? It’s never enough