Openly gay actor-singer Cheyenne
Jackson credits separate bathrooms among the secrets to his
successful marriage to Monte Lapka.
Jackson, who is best known for his
Broadway performances and guest appearances on NBC's 30 Rock
and Fox's Glee, and Lapka
married last September in New York.
Among the reasons
for their lasting relationship, Jackson says, is that his husband is
is more interested in what you have to say about life and the world
we live in, than what movie you just did,” he
told activist David Mixner.
The couple also
accept each other's imperfections: “As soon as you come to the
realization that you can't change someone, and truly accept each
other for who you are, even if one of you isn't very tidy (me), or
one of you nosily eats chips while the other is trying to get some
work done (him) … then you are good to go.”
“[W]e speak at
least 6-8 times a day.”
Jackson added that
his husband's “wicked, dry sense of humor” gives him a
“Even after 12
years, I miss him when he's not around.”