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Actor DJ Qualls comes out live on stage

Qualls in ‘Road Trip’

Audiences for The Jim Jefferies Show got a bit of bonus treat, as actor DJ Qualls came out as gay while on stage. He also shared his story on Twitter, just so nobody missed the news.

Qualls, known for roles in The Man in the High Castle and The New Guy originally hails from Tennessee. He survived cancer at age 14 and studied literature before finding work as an actor and model for fashion companies like Prada. His screen roles have included parts in Road TripBig Trouble and Hustle & Flow. He’s also found work on the small screen in series like Memphis Beat and My Name is Earl.

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Throughout his career, Qualls remained quiet about his personal life…until now. “It is 11:20pm,” Qualls tweeted. “I just came out on stage at a @jimjefferiesshow in San Diego. Yep, I’m gay. Been gay this whole time. Tired of worrying about what people would think of me. Tired of worrying about what it would do to my career.”

We congratulate Qualls on his coming out, and welcome him to the big queer family. Now, we have to ask…is he single?