Sean Hayes’ mom took some time to simply accept him as homosexual.
The “Will & Grace” star got here out to his household over Thanksgiving weekend in 1988, he instructed Individuals.
“I saved it hidden, the truth that I used to be in highschool performs, from my brothers and my household as a result of that is 1986, being homosexual then was completely different. I form of knew I used to be, however not fairly but. I related, like society taught me, that theater was for gays, and it was for sissies, and issues like that. Issues that you simply have been taught to be ashamed of,” he stated.
“My mother stated I wanted to go see a therapist. She wrote me a 10-page letter, either side on authorized pad dimension paper. ‘This isn’t what God …’ You recognize, the entire uneducated view of it.”
Ultimately, Hayes stated, his mom grew accustomed to his being homosexual.
“She grew to become educated and had mates who (have been) homosexual individuals,” he instructed Individuals.
“She was like, ‘Oh I see. You’re similar to me,’ and all that. It grew to become high quality and fantastic, after which she grew to become so supportive and superior.”
Hayes first hinted publicly that he was homosexual in 2010.
In November 2014, he introduced that he had married longtime boyfriend Scott Icenogle.