Sam Trammell says he “loved”
filming a gay love scene on HBO's True Blood.
shapeshifter Sam Merlotte, the owner of Melotte's restaurant in the
small Louisiana town of Bon Temps where vampires are struggling to be
actor discussed his gay love scene with Stephen Moyer on E!'s Chelsea
“Did you like
doing a love scene with a boy?” Handler asked.
“I loved it,”
Trammell replied. “We've been itching for that since season one!”
includes a number of gay characters. The reason, says True Blood
creator Alan Ball, is that vampires are bisexual.
are, for the most part, pretty bisexual,” Balls said in a 2008
interview. “They're more interested in blood and they're less
confined by the need to be one thing or another.”
now in its third season, brings to life the Charlaine Harrris'
Southern vampire mysteries. The series has been described as an
allegory for the gay rights movement.
Trammell added that
he wasn't at all worried about filming that “little gay love