Colton Haynes celebrated Father’s Day yesterday by sharing a bittersweet and heartfelt post about his late father on Instagram.
Haynes shared a photo of his pops along with the caption: “Smiling knowing my Dad is in Heaven dancing with my mom for the 1st time in decades. Happy Fathers Day to all the Fathers out there.”
Haynes’ mother passed away back in March. His father, William, committed suicide by swallowing 40 oxycodone pills when Haynes was just 14 years old.
In 2016, the 29-year-old actor told OUT:
“I was told that my dad killed himself because he found out I was gay. So, of course, I lost it and was like, ‘How could you say something like that?’ And no one will ever really know the truth. But my brother and my mom went to pick up my dad’s stuff, and the only picture on his fridge was my eighth-grade graduation picture. So I was just like, F*ck.”
Sadness aside, Haynes and his dad bear a striking resemblance to one another: