By: Tom Butts
Okay, I find this odd, maybe even offensive. Sean Hayes, who played “Jack McFarland” on Will & Grace is gay as…well, gayer than a three dollar bill, right? When I saw this headline I thought to myself, wow, now you’re going to tell me that Richard Simmons is gay. You want to know why this pisses me off, well; I’m going to tell you either way. I equate closeted people with those Republican hypocrites that take wide stances in toilet stalls at Midwest airports. Seriously, how can we move forward and just be part of every day life if people pretend they are someone they’re not. My rant continues below…
After years of refusing to directly answer questions about his sexuality, Sean Hayes finally sits down with a major gay publication to reveals that he is indeed gay. Some quotes from his interview in the April edition of the Advocate:
“I am who I am. I was never in, as they say. Never.”
(What the f*ck does this mean? Sorry, still a bit pissed off about him at this point.)
“Why would you go down that path with somebody who’s done so much to contribute to the gay community?” he asks. “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.”
(The level of arrogance…ugh)
“I feel like I’ve contributed monumentally to the success of the gay movement in America, and if anyone wants to argue that, I’m open to it. You’re welcome, Advocate.”
(Because he played a gay character…WTF…thank you Sean, you have liberated the GLBT community…)
Okay, I’m finished with my comments. I’ll just end by saying, “he’s no Ellen Degeneres”. RANT COMPLETE.
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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian
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