‘Love, Simon’ Actor Joey Pollari Comes Out as Gay

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23 year-old actor Joey Pollari, who plays Lyle in the new gay coming-of-age romance ‘Love, Simon’, has come out as gay

Joey has been out to family and friends since he was a teen but spoke to The Advocate about it in a official setting for the first time.

“I think all my friends and family knew on some level. I think maybe two people were shocked.” He adds, “My mom knew. She laid hints for me everywhere.”

“The only part that was difficult was me coming out to myself. And I think that is the most difficult coming out.

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In the interview, Joey says he struggled internally with his sexuality, “It didn’t match my idea of myself. It seemed incongruent with the future I imagined for myself, the identity I had struck up with others. The interplay between me and women, me and men, now suddenly seemed entirely different. That just didn’t seem fair or right.”

But Joey says coming out didn’t turn out to be quite as scary as he thought: “The real scary stuff and the real exciting stuff is falling in love with someone. That’s the prize of it.”

About Joey Pollari

Joey Pollari was born in Minnesota, United States on 04/09/1994. He is currently living in .

What is he famous for?

Joey Pollari is a actor. He is best known for his role as Tyler in the Disney XD first original movie, Skyrunners, which premiered on November 27, 2009. He is also known as Eric Tanner on ABC’s second season of American Crime.

Is Joey Pollari gay?

Joey Pollari came out as gay in March, 2018. He has been out to family and friends since he was a teen but spoke to The Advocate about it in a professional setting for the first time.

Joey Pollari’s Social Media accounts

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoeyPollari
Instagram: https://instagram.com/joeypollari

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