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Old 10-17-2011, 12:08 PM
This came out of the blue but makes a lot of sense in retrospect.

God of War - I do agree that if someone was to hold a press conference mentioning the fact, it would be like making a big deal out of nothing. But in this case at least, it's not like he held out a megaphone and yelled it out to people on a sidewalk.

He was interviewed; and in the process of that interview where he was speaking about gay bullying, he mentioned he was gay, almost as an aside ("As a gay man...") to make a point.

It's the media that takes it out of hand and blows it up into a big reveal. But they do that with every kind of story related to celebrity gossip (i.e. Lohan and Hilton) so I don't see that as a particular singling out either - it's just the way tabloid culture works unfortunately.

In terms of why actors only tell after they've made a name...well, I think gyro summed things up.
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