"However, as a gay man, I must decline." Miller joins millions protesting Russia's controversial anti-gay laws banning the adoption of Russian-born children to national and international same-sex couples.
However, in August 2013, Miller came out and admitted that he was gay. I had to wait so long for this chance I savor every second on set even if it means 14 hours of shooting a day," When he saw Russian Government’s policy for gay citizens, he couldn’t control. Petersburg International Film Festival and wrote, “I am deeply troubled by the current attitude toward and treatment of gay men and women by the Russian government. After Prison Break, I came to grips with the fact that my public persona was in misalignment with how I actually felt.
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The interesting part about the actor’s revelation was the timing. Although he had stayed in the closet all this time, the tipping point came when he was asked to attend a film premiere in Russia, which has some fairly strict anti-gay laws.
“I am deeply troubled by the current attitude toward and treatment of gay men and women by the Russian government,” he wrote in a 2013 letter to the St. “The situation is in no way acceptable, and I cannot in good conscience participate in a celebratory occasion hosted by a country where people like myself are being systematically denied their basic right to live and love openly.” During a speech, Miller said that he often felt stressed out because he had to speak the right way, stand the right, and hold his wrists the right way.
“First and foremost, I was suicidal,” he explained. The extent of my struggle known to very, very few.” Miller says in 2010 he was keeping a low profile and was “semi-retired from acting”. Now, when I see that image of me in my red t-shirt, a rare smile on my face, I am reminded of my struggle. “ […] The first time I saw this meme pop up in my social media feed, I have to admit, it hurt to breathe.
“This is a subject I’ve since written about, spoken abut, shared about. Saying he had turned to food to cope with his depression, from which he has been prone to since childhood, he recalled paparazzi photographing him while on a hike which apparently then led to various media headlines such as “hunk to chunk” and “fit to flab”. My endurance and my perseverance in the face of all kinds of demons. But as with everything in life, I get to assign meaning. The 43-year-old has previously spoken openly about his history of depression and in 2013 told a Human Rights event he first tried to kill himself aged 15.
He made his screenwriting debut with the 2013 thriller film Stoker.
In 2014, he began playing Leonard Snart/Captain Cold in a recurring role on The CW series The Flash before becoming a series regular on the spin-off Legends of Tomorrow.is a British-American actor, model, and screenwriter.He rose to prominence following his role as Michael Scofield in the five seasons of the Fox series Prison Break, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role., posted a screen-grab of the meme which shows two pictures of the actor in an attempt to show his contrasting weight.The British-born actor wrote that the meme “stands out" from others as it reminds him of a particularly difficult period in his personal life when he was depressed and suicidal.Miller reprised his role as Michael Scofield for the fifth season of the limited-run Prison Break revival, which aired on April 4, 2017 and concluded on May 30, 2017.