Don’t ask James Sutton whether he is gay in real life if you don’t want him to bitchslap you to Kingdom Come. In our opinion, it is a bitchslap you rightfully deserve. Nah, not really. He ain’t gonna bitchslap you because the guy is a gentleman. But he is understandably tired of the “is he gay” question which hounds him ever since he began playing the role of a gay man on TV. From the Digital Spy:
Replying to a fan who had expressed shock at the actor having a girlfriend and asked if he was gay in real life, Sutton replied: “No. And weirdly I’m not an English teacher in Chester either.”
Furthering his comments, he said: “Please dont be mean to the girl in my last RT, she was only asking. My bad for being sarcastic in my response. Bad James.”
He later added: “I guess sexuality isnt really a big deal to me so I sometimes get a bit bored of the whole ‘are you gay in real life’ question.
“NB. the character I play in Hollyoaks isnt defined by his sexuality, nor should anyone be. Its just not, for me, a conversation worth having.”
For those who are wondering, the girlfriend referred to by the Digital Spy is a model named Kate Williams. We can’t find a photo of her but we will update this post if we find one in the future. Oh, if you are also wondering, the guy he is kissing in the image above is fellow Hollyoaks actor Guy Burnet who played the role of Craig Dean.
James Sutton Underwear: Boxers or Briefs? Looks like our James is a boxer shorts kind of guy. Here’s a still photo of him from a Hollyoaks episode.
Another underwear photo.
Shirtless in Emmerdale where James was a series regular from 2009 to 2011.
James made the headlines recently because of the storyline in his Hollyoaks character who was raped by a student. The story will reportedly be featured in police campaigns in the UK to help raise public awareness on male sexual violence. From Digital Spy:
Scenes from the episodes will now be used to launch a multi-agency campaign in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland later this month, with the aim of encouraging survivors of male sexual violence to come forward and seek help.
A police spokesperson said: “All the partner agencies involved feel that these clips could be of immense value in raising the awareness of male sexual abuse.”
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