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Colton Haynes posts a string of late night tweets about being gay in Hollywood

Colton Haynes took a moment over the weekend to reflect on what it means to be an openly gay actor in Hollywood, as well as his dreams for the future.

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In a series of tweets published in the very early hours Sunday, the 29-year-old looked back on his 12 years working in the entertainment industry, calling it an “odd place” and saying he prays that out LGBTQ actors land more starring roles soon:

But the late night pontification doesn’t stop there.

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Haynes went on to say that being gay is “not easy”. As a kid, he often felt like an “outsider.” And as a gay actor, those feelings still creep up on him from time to time.

Haynes concludes by saying he “can’t believe” that no one else has “figured this out yet” and that he believes “every single person deserves a shot at their dreams no matter their sex, ethnicity, or background.”

We can’t argue with him there!

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