During an Instagram Q&A with fans yesterday, Keiynan Lonsdale was if he’s gay, to which he responded: “I’m still surprised I get this question. I came out not really as anything last year, but as not straight. Now it just depends on the day.”

The Love, Simon actor continued: “Sometimes I’m bisexual, sometimes I’m gay, sometimes I feel straight, sometimes I’m not anything. It doesn’t matter. Either way, throughout all of that, I’m Keiynan. So if your question is, ‘Am I Keiynan?’ yes, I am Keiynan.”

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The 26-year-old first came out on Instagram in May 2017, writing: “I like to change my hair, I like to take risks with how I dress, I like girls, & I like guys (yes), I like growing, I like learning, I like who I am and I really like who I’m becoming.”


During yesterday’s Q&A, Lonsdale also talked about his new preferred pronoun, telling fans: “Okay, this might sound stupid, but I don’t care. I don’t think this is offensive… but, I don’t want to go by ‘he’ anymore, I just want to go by ‘tree’.”

Yes, you read that correctly. He said tree.

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He continued: “I want people to call me ‘tree’, because we all come from trees, so it doesn’t matter if you’re a he or a she or a they or a them. At the end of the day, everyone’s a tree. I want to call my friends tree, and me tree, and everyone tree.”

“So, I think like now when people ask me what my preferred pronoun is, I’m going to say ‘tree’. I’m not high by the way, this is just me.”

Lonsdale, who recently opened up about his dislike for wearing clothes, followed that up by posting a few pictures of himself and trees:



Watch the Q&A below.


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