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Scott Evans’ Brother Chris Was the One Who Outed Him. Not That He Cared

The idea of outing celebrities is a controversial one. How much privacy do closeted famous persons deserve? Arguably, a lot! Also arguably, none at all. But usually we blame the press of the blogs for pushing celebs out of the closet, which is why Lance Bass and Clay Aiken have acknowledged the obvious. But what happens when your own brother is the one who outs you to the press? ‘Cause that’s how soap star Scott Evans came out to the world.


Scott’s actor brother Chris accidentally revealed his younger brother’s sexuality in a press interview, he tells WeLoveSoaps.net. “Yes he outed me, well outed me publicly. I outed me when I was nineteen. He outed me publicly. There was no shock. I didn’t get any phone calls like, ‘You’re kidding.’ They knew. … It was in The Advocate where he said it and told my story. When that article came out, he took a lot of flack from a lot of his friends who said, ‘I can’t believe you did that.’ Immediately I got a phone call from him. He left me this message freaking out, ‘Are you okay with this? I didn’t mean to this, I didn’t mean to hurt you.’ I was like, ‘Dude, I don’t care. It’s as if you said Scott Evans has blonde hair and blue eyes.’ It’s who I am, I don’t really care. He was relieved to hear that, but he still comes up and says, ‘Dude, I’m sorry about that.’ I’m like, ‘I don’t care.’ I’m glad that he’s comfortable enough to talk about it and he’s not ashamed.”

It makes it harder to figure out who’s sexier. Okay, yesterday’s One Life to Live sex scene between Evans’s Fish and Brett Claywell’s Kyle made that easy:

We appreciate the fireworks in the background.

Now here it is in slow motion!

On:           Dec 31, 2009
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    • Andy

      These brothers are too hot for words!

      Dec 31, 2009 at 10:30 am ·
    • latonyastyle

      too bad the straight one is so much cuter than the gay one!

      Dec 31, 2009 at 10:32 am ·
    • George

      Fuck, guys, did your editor go on a mental vacation or something?

      “The idea of outing celebrities is a controversial ones. How much privacy to closeted famous persons deserves?”

      Really? Spell check much?

      Dec 31, 2009 at 10:50 am ·
    • merkin

      wow George, calm down–its the holidays. That was one HOT scene. Major props to ABC.

      I kept thinking about a line from Family Guy. “The network got five emails about last night’s episode. And as you know, each email represents five million viewers.”

      Dec 31, 2009 at 11:27 am ·
    • jd

      @3 Geroge: We started New Year’s Eve early. This is what I’ll look like in about 20 minutes after we close down for the day:


      But catching our errors, especially our sloppy ones, is much appreciated this holiday season.

      Dec 31, 2009 at 12:22 pm ·
    • hyhybt

      @#5: Y’all have a great new year… or, rather, CONTINUE having one.

      Dec 31, 2009 at 12:34 pm ·
    • Mike L

      Scott’s got a nice hairy chest, au naturel baby.

      Dec 31, 2009 at 4:55 pm ·
    • Joe Mustich, JP

      Kudos to OLTL.

      Cheers, Joe Mustich, Justice of the Peace,
      Washington, Connecticut, USA.

      Dec 31, 2009 at 5:22 pm ·
    • cj

      hes so f*ning cute, it should be illegal :P
      i actually like i’m more then his brother
      what ever happened to is bear in the soap, she was nice

      Dec 31, 2009 at 6:13 pm ·
    • alan brickman

      they both cute…

      Dec 31, 2009 at 7:31 pm ·
    • alan brickman

      Chris now has to take one for the team..lol…

      Dec 31, 2009 at 7:43 pm ·
    • rcLoy

      Best moments in TV series ever. Kish!
      Reply at @latonyastyle, I beg to differ. LOL

      Jan 1, 2010 at 6:21 am ·
    • Brian NJ

      Classy guy.

      Jan 1, 2010 at 12:11 pm ·
    • Jacob

      Hit scene ;p

      Both of them are cute but i’ll have Chris Evan’s brother Scott because he’s just so hot! :p

      Jan 1, 2010 at 4:23 pm ·
    • George_Romero

      Watching that scene I can’t help but think that this is totally a straight woman’s idea of how gay sex goes.

      Jan 1, 2010 at 10:38 pm ·
    • Tonyboy

      Too bad the straight brother is hotter than the gay one. Drats!

      Jan 2, 2010 at 1:42 am ·
    • IrwinAllen

      seems like a super nice, decent, classy guy! Hooray for him.

      Jan 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm ·
    • JD

      Uh, HELLOOO?!!? Chris didn’t OUT Scott. Scot was OPENLY GAY and HAD BEEN well before Christ did this interview. Find something correct and factual to report on there, slick.

      Jan 26, 2010 at 3:47 am ·
    • Shez

      I love Scott. He is hot and oh so cute. Perfection of Caucasian male beauty.

      Mar 5, 2010 at 3:01 am ·

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