John M. Becker

'Game of Thrones' Actor Comes Out as Gay

Filed By John M. Becker | March 11, 2014 2:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: bear community, bear culture, bears, coming out, Game of Thrones, Kristian Nairn, welcome out

kristian-nairn-got.jpgActor Kristian Nairn, best known for playing the character Hodor in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones, came out of the closet today in an interview with GoT fansite Winter is Coming.

The interviewer asked Nairn if he was aware of his extensive following in the bear community, and he responded:

Well, in all honesty, when you talk about "the gay community," you are talking about MY community, haha. I AM aware of it yeah, and I think it's really lovely. There's not a day that I don't get a few messages, but 99% or more are super sweet and nothing smutty at all! Again, it's a privilege, and I really mean that. I've never hidden my sexuality from anyone, my whole life in fact, and I've been waiting for someone to ask about it in an interview, cos it's not something you just blurt out. I've tried to lead the questions a few times, to no avail!

Too cool. Welcome out, Hodor!

If you'd like to congratulate Kristian Nairn, click here to go to his Twitter page.

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