Out actor Noah Galvin, the star of
ABC's The Real O'Neals, said in an interview this week that he
“messed up” in an interview he gave with Vulture.
In the interview, Galvin criticized
several celebrities, including actors Eric Stonestreet and Colton
Haynes and director Bryan Singer.
“That's not coming out,” he
said in the interview about Haynes' coming out in Entertainment
Weekly. “That's fucking pussy bullshit. 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 dick or two.' That's not doing
anything for the little gays, but giving them more masturbation
Galvin also criticized Stonestreet's
portrayal of a gay man on Modern Family, calling it “a
caricature of a caricature of a stereotype,” and repeated
accusations made by two underage boys against Singer. The charges
were later dropped in 2014.
“I totally recognize that I messed up
in some ways,” Galvin
“I'm just trying to learn from those
mistakes and move forward and try to be a great advocate for the LGBT
community,” he said. “The ultimate goal is to be a great actor
and a great advocate.”
Galvin has previously apologized for