Wentworth Miller has come out as gay in a letter to the organizers of a film festival in Russia. The "Prison Break" star was invited to appear at the St. Petersburg international Film Festival, but declined due to Russia's recent anti-LGBT legislation. "As someone who has enjoyed visiting Russia in the past and can also claim a degree of Russian ancestry, it would make me happy to say yes," Miller wrote in the letter, posted on GLAAD's website. "However, as a gay man, I must decline. Following Wentworth?s courageous admission, celebs flocked to Twitter to voice their support!
Neil Patrick Harris: Well done, Wentworth Miller. Bravo.
Rose McGowan: Happy for Wentworth Miller.
Tom Ballard: This week we?ve had Darren Young and Wentworth Miller come out. This gay army we?re amassing is going to kick Russia?s arse.
Justin Mikita: Proud of your bravery, Wentworth Miller. #equality
Greg Berlanti: Very proud of Wentworth Miller representing us? 41 year olds so thoughtfully.