While at a New York City Pride event, he told Page Six, “I’ve never been in any sort of closet…I was never really in the house. I think it’s one thing to hide… and it’s one thing to come out of the closet in a public statement. But I’ve always done me and never been shy… and have been vocal about it. It’s just a fluidity… We’re all kind of moving into this one situation.”
However, he apparently didn’t expect it to be particularly big news, as the day after the story was first posted, tweeting the following:
well that escalated quickly.
— Nico Tortorella (@_NicoTortorella) June 23, 2016
He also suggested on Instagram that there’s one word he’s not a huge fan of:
It certainly adds to my growing theory that following the coming out of the likes of Colton Haynes and Matt Bomer that if you’re a Hollywood actor who’s so good looking you don’t actually look like a real person (or a former child star), you’re probably not completely straight. That may be a ridiculous generalisation, but the evidence is certainly mounting!