“Nashville” Actor Chris Carmack Says The Stigma Of Being A Gay Country Singer is “Insurmountable”

nashvilleChrisCarmackx350People I’ve spoken to say that at a certain level it’d be career suicide for somebody to come out of the closet. That’s a terrible kind of fame. I don’t think executives would give Will the time of day. That’s a damn shame, but in country music there’s a stigma that’s insurmountable.”


Chris Carmack, who plays closeted Will Lexington on ABC’s Nashville, asked if it’s possible to be a success as an out country singer, in an interview with Out