Having played gay characters several times in his career on theater and film, McCormack did not have a problem with portraying Will and thought his character could become a "poster boy for some gay movement", like how Ellen DeGeneres became a spokesperson with her character in Ellen. Being the first actor to be cast, McCormack admitted thinking he was perfect for the role. Just to let you know, you never have to be more gay than that. He's a great host, he's relatively funny and he has great friends and he's a good friend to them For his portrayal of Will Truman, McCormack gained international acclaim and the role was met with positive reactions for its "revolutionary" portrayal of a successful and likable gay character. This wiki.
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The series remained so beloved that it returned to TV in for a successful, three-season reboot. Without the cameras rolling, however, the actors in this hit sitcom experienced some searing drama, both personally and professionally and sometimes, it would seem, with one another. And so, Hayes stayed guarded about his personal life. According to Advocate , Hayes refused to publicly reveal his preferences out of both fear and not wanting to hurt his chances of landing heterosexual character parts in other projects. Just eight days after announcing her separation from Daniel Zelman, her spouse of ten years and partner of 20 years , a source who worked on the NBC drama Smash said that Messing was dating her co-star, Will Chase Did Chase pursue Messing immediately after she was free from the bonds of marriage? Hardly — the source told People that the couple had been an item for about six weeks.
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The comedy actor is facing major backlash after striking a pose with the KarJenner matriarch, Kris Jenner , and her model daughter, Kendall. Posting with the two "KUWTK" stars at a recent event, Hayes flashed that winning smile alongside the duo in the snap he shared on Thursday. Hayes, who's played the beloved Jack McFarland on the sitcom for 11 seasons, probably wasn't expecting the aggressive reactions from his social media followers. The meds messing with your head. Remember don't touch them, use gloves," one person commented.
Just consider that the show ended its original run after eight seasons in , but roared triumphantly back to life 11 years later with its creators not missing a beat and giving us three more seasons worth of episodes. Do something more about them and forget about the other stuff. I think she did a great thing and that show was a landmark.