Matthew Morrison Gay Rumor Dismissed, Morrison Says 'I'm Not Gay'

Kathleen Rose Perkins at the Taste For A Cure 2011 Matthew Morrison at the Taste For A Cure 2011 held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. (Pacific Coast News)more pics » Matthew Morrison is not gay, despite rumors to the contrary.  (photo by Pacific Coast News) Glee star Matthew Morrison spoke to the folks at Elle Magazine about his sexuality.  Despite rumors to the contrary, Morrison explained, "I'm not gay."

Matthew Morrison is one of the main characters on the popular TV show Glee.  On the show, he plays a Glee Club coach and is often seen singing and dancing to show tunes.

Elle had some fun with their interview.  Here is an excerpt.

ELLE: So, Matt, you’re a musical theater star who’s been interviewed by The Advocate and much discussed on Manhunt.com, and you star in Glee, a program that’s referred to as “the gayest show on TV.” You must feel particularly proud being the first gay man to grace this page.

MATTHEW MORRISON: I’m not gay.

ELLE: I had indeed read in various places that you’re straight, but in light of the circumstantial evidence, I wasn’t sure.

MM: I grew up singing and dancing, so people have been calling me gay since fifth grade. I’ve heard everything you could possibly hear about it. But I do love gay people, so I’m not going to act like I was insulted or angry about it.

ELLE: But do you ever do anything to suppress your gayest traits? Like, on a club dance floor, will you keep a lid on your best moves in order not to look too much like Tommy Tune out there?

MM: Oh, yeah. I’ll do what I refer to as “the shoulder dance,” just, you know, move my shoulders and do a little head bobbing.

Source: Elle Magazine

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  • Matthew Morrison in Kathleen Rose Perkins at the Taste For A Cure 2011
  • Matthew Morrison in Kathleen Rose Perkins at the Taste For A Cure 2011
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