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Glees Matthew Morrison Comes Out Straight


Glee's Matthew Morrison comes out straight in an interview in Elle magazine, despite the interviewer's suggestion that because Morrison has "been interviewed by The Advocate" and is "much discussed on [sic]" that he must be gay.

Here's how part of the interview went:

Elle: So, Matt, you're a musical theater star who's been interviewed by The Advocate and much discussed on, and you star in Glee, a program that's referred to as "the gayest show on TV." You must feel particularly proud being the first gay man to grace this page.
Morrison: I'm not gay.

I had indeed read in various places that you're straight, but in light of the circumstantial evidence, I wasn't sure.
I grew up singing and dancing, so people have been calling me gay since fifth grade. I've heard everything you could possibly hear about it. But I do love gay people, so I'm not going to act like I was insulted or angry about it.

But do you ever do anything to suppress your gayest traits? Like, on a club dance floor, will you keep a lid on your best moves in order not to look too much like Tommy Tune out there?
Oh, yeah. I'll do what I refer to as "the shoulder dance," just, you know, move my shoulders and do a little head bobbing.

What was the first moment you realized you were a heterosexual being?
I was really sexual from an early age. My first kiss was actually with two girls at the same time. One girl would be behind the bush with me for a minute and the other girl would be timing us. Then they'd switch.

Dirty! Who was your first sexual obsession from popular culture?
Tiffani-Amber Thiessen from Saved by the Bell. I loved her.

Read more of the interview at

See Morrison "Bust a Move" below.

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