LGBT Celebrities Who Came Out Later Than You Remembered

Being gay in Hollywood is a lot different than it used to be. While celebrities coming out as gay used to be a scandal, it is now something to be applauded and celebrated. All of the celebrities on this list came out after the year 2000.

For some of the people on this list, that seems way later than you thought. For others, well, I bet you didn’t even know that they were gay in the first place. Keep reading to find out which LGBT coming out stories really flew under the radar.

Kristian Nairn

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Back in 2014, Kristian Nairn, the actor who played Hodor on Game of Thrones, came out to the public as gay. Nairn told a Game of Thrones fan site, “I’ve never hidden my sexuality from anyone, my whole life in fact, and I’ve been waiting for someone to ask about it in an interview, ’cause it’s not something you just blurt out. I’ve tried to lead the questions a few times, to no avail.”

Kristian is an open book as far as he’s concerned.