Contact Us

Wentworth Miller Admits He Attempted Suicide Several Times While Struggling With Sexual Identity [VIDEOS]

Actor Wentworth Miller, best known for his work on ‘Prison Break,’ earned the applause of many when he came out while directly opposing the anti-gay stance by the Russian government.

However, as he explained over the weekend, admitting his own sexuality wasn’t the easiest thing in the world, and he instead struggled with suicide attempts over the years.

Can we have an internet-wide virtual hug to make this better?

Wentworth was speaking at the Human Rights Campaign Dinner in Seattle on Saturday (September 7) when he admitted that he first attempted suicide at the age of 15. He referred to the act, in which he swallowed a bottle of pills, not as a cry for help because “you only cry for help if there is help to cry for.”

He also discussed his difficulties keeping his secret in Hollywood, where all he wanted to do was be a role model for a kid just like he was but having trouble admitting he was gay in order to do it. Or in his own heartbreaking words, “To be the someone else that no one was to me.”

You can watch the videos for pieces of Wentworth’s speech, including his decision to not attend the St. Petersberg International Film Festival for all the right ethical reasons above and below.

You will feel all the feelings.

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://starcrush.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on StarCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on StarCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!