WATCH: Housewives, One Life Actor Tuc Watkins Comes Out to Marie Osmond

By Neal Broverman

Originally published on April 26 2013 6:06 PM ET

Tuc Watkins, an actor known for roles on Desperate Housewives and One Life to Live, said he's a gay single father while appearing on Marie Osmond's talk show.

Watkins told Osmond about playing half of a gay couple trying to adopt children on Desperate Housewives and how it paralleled his life as a gay single man trying to have a child with a surrogate. When Osmond asked Watkins if he got the idea to have children from the ABC soap opera, Watkins burst into friendly laughter. 

Watch the clip below.