Joseph Gordon-Levitt Covers ‘OUT’ and Non-addresses His Sexuality

6a00d8341c730253ef019aff5c5667970c

 

Joseph Gordon-Levitt covers OUT magazine, and still won’t refute rumors that he is gay by clarifying them:

“That would be really tacky—they would win if I had to clarify.”

“It comes from a really young age,” he concedes. “It can be really awkward and difficult to be thought of as this thing on TV. Before understanding it or being able to analyze it, I just knew it made me really anxious.” Regularly recognized in his teens as “that kid from 3rd Rock From the Sun,” his reflexive response was denial. “I wouldn’t just say ‘No,’ ” he recalls. “I was way more convincing than that. I would first act confused, and then I would try to understand what they were saying. I would play the part.”

Love, love, love him!

Share on Tumblr

Tagged with 
About DanNation
Writer, gay blogger, tech addict and news junkie, DanNation grew up in Maine and resides in San Francisco and Sacramento with husband Rich and canines Puki and Sydney. He is in Year 9 of writing his DanNation blog. Feel free to submit stories, story ideas, photos and other items you'd think would interest our readers! Email: dannationblog@gmail.com.