“The Real O’Neals” star Noah Galvin didn’t hold back during an interview with New York magazine's Vulture blog Thursday. The actor on the ABC series slammed “Arrow” star Colton Haynes for the way he announced he was gay.
Haynes, 27, indirectly confirmed his sexual identity in January after a Twitter user talked about him being in the closet. “When I found out colton haynes had a secret gay past i got so excited even though i know it makes absolutely no difference in my life,” pornandmariah wrote.
Haynes responded: “Was it a secret? Let’s all just enjoy life & have no regrets :)”
The “Arrow” star told Entertainment Weekly last month that he didn’t mean to come out that way. “I should have made a comment or a statement, but I just wasn’t ready,” he said. “I didn’t feel like I owed anyone anything. I think, in due time, everyone has to make those decisions when they’re ready, and I wasn’t yet. But I felt like I was letting people down by not coming forward with the rest of what I should have said.”
But Galvin, 22, was relentless in criticizing Haynes. He didn’t appreciate Haynes’ statement, to say the least. “That’s not coming out,” he told Vulture. “That’s f------ p---- bulls---. That’s like, ‘Enough people assume that I sleep with men, so I’m just going to slightly confirm the fact that I’ve sucked a d--- or two.’” He added, “That’s not doing anything for the little gays but giving them more masturbation material.”
Meanwhile, ABC has picked up “The Real O’Neals” for a second season.
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