Actor Chris Evans thinks denying gay
and lesbian couples the right to marry is “heartbreaking.”
The 30-year-old actor is best known for
playing Captain America in last year's film Captain America: The
First Avenger. He'll reprise the role in the upcoming film The
Avengers, which opens on May 4, and a sequel set for release in
In 2009, Chris accidentally publicly
outed his brother Scott Evans during a wide-ranging interview with
gay glossy The
“I read on PerezHilton.com that
younger brother Scott is gay,” he was told.
“Yes, I do have a gay brother. I'm
down with the gays. Mostly I'm hanging out with him and his gay
buddies, who are fucking hilarious. They're the funniest people I
know,” Chris responded.
Scott is best known for playing police
officer Oliver Fish on the ABC daytime soap One Life to Live.
His character was canceled after he became romantically involved with
In an interview with Playboy
to promote The Avengers, Chris Evans was asked if he supports
“Are you kidding me?” he answered.
“It's insane that civil rights are being denied people in this day
and age. It's embarrassing, and it's heartbreaking. It goes without
saying that I'm completely in support of gay marriage. In 10 years
we'll be ashamed that this was an issue.”