Said Gays Inspired By Bob Woodruff

‘Desperate’ Finds Its Gays!

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It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Desperate Housewives‘ higher-powers has cast the sudster’s gay couple!

Desperate Housewives has tapped One Life to Live‘s Tuc Watkins and ex-Judging Amy actor Kevin Rahm to play Wisteria Lane’s first gay couple. Watkins will play Bob, described as a country mouse who leaves the big city for greener (and quieter) pastures. Rahm is his bitchy partner, Lee.

A bitchy queen in prime time? Awesome! We can’t wait to hear what GLAAD has to say about golden, gay-televising child ABC now.

TV Guide‘s Michael Ausiello also offers a bit of trivia: “…The characters’ names are a tribute to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff and his wife Lee, whom series creator Marc Cherry befriended last spring.” Let’s hope there’s no IED plot line…