Like Miller, El Gamal is an out actor of color. An Arab-American, he is Muslim and gay, and also an ardent activist for intersectional concerns. However, the year-old actor also acknowledged how his visibility matters, in an industry where the glass closet persists and there is a deficit of complex representations for Arab characters. And it helps to have a lead like Miller. The moment was an important one for El Gamal.
‘Prison Break’ star Wentworth Miller comes out as gay - andreytikhanov.com
The Prison Break star decided it was time to publicly reveal his sexuality after being invited to attend a film festival in Russia. As someone who has enjoyed visiting Russia in the past and can also claim a degree of Russian ancestry, it would make me happy to say yes," Wentworth, 41, says in a letter to Maria Averbakh , director of the St. Petersburg International Film Festival. The law has been condemned by Russian and international human rights groups as highly discriminatory. The anti-gay propaganda law quickly stirred up controversy, with people calling for a boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia to gay bars in Los Angeles and New York holding "vodka-dumping" protests.
I am gay, reveals Prison Break star Wentworth Miller
The Internet has created memes for many a celebrity including Leonardo DiCaprio , Keanu Reeves , and Jennifer Lawrence , which can be lighthearted and so amusing that even the celebrity subject approves. But occasionally the Internet crosses a line in its attempt to find wit by Photoshopping some celebrity image. Such was the case on Monday when Prison Break star Wentworth Miller found himself the subject of one such meme, which seemed to be more straight-up body-shaming than good-spirited goofing. Courageously, the actor took to his Facebook account on Monday to pen a frank response to the insensitive meme.
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