Matt Damon Discusses Openly Gay Actors in Hollywood
Matt Damon is opening up about his thoughts on gay actors being open about their sexuality in Hollywood.
“I don’t want to, like [imply] it’s some sort of disease – then it’s like I’m throwing my friends under the bus,” Matt added. “But at the time, I remember thinking and saying, Rupert Everett was openly gay and this guy – more handsome than anybody, a classically trained actor – it’s tough to make the argument that he didn’t take a hit for being out.”
“I think it must be really hard for actors to be out publicly,” Matt continued. “But in terms of actors, I think you’re a better actor the less people know about you period. And sexuality is a huge part of that. Whether you’re straight or gay, people shouldn’t know anything about your sexuality because that’s one of the mysteries that you should be able to play.”
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