Brandon Paul Flynn is an American actor who has appeared in several films and series in recent years. However, he is best known for his role as Justin Foley in Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why. For many years now, fans have been curious about Brandon Flynn’s sexuality. So let’s try and find out if Brandon Flynn is gay?
Is Brandon Flynn gay?
There is a lot of curiosity among Brandon’s fans about the actor’s sexuality. The answer is yes. The 25-year-old actor is openly gay. Many reports claimed he was gay. However, the actor never officially came out. But in a strange way his sexuality was confirmed. During a conversation. Brandon once said, “Even though I’ve never appeared in public in any weird way, I read an article one day where I came out on terms that they wanted me to come out.”
Speaking in a 2019 interview, Brandon said, “I came to see my family and my friends about 10 years ago. So even when the industry got wind of my being bisexual or gay or whichever of the two they wanted to go out with, it felt not like it was my own, and I think that’s a little frustrating for me and that’s where I feel a little judged.”
The actor had a very high-profile relationship with singer Sam Smith. A photo of the two sharing an adorable kiss went viral on social media a few years ago. According to reports, the couple started dating in 2017. But their relationship could not last long as they soon broke up. There were also rumors that Game Of Thrones & Eternals star Richard Madden was in a relationship with Flynn for some time. To date, however, nothing has been confirmed.
Brandon Flynn’s acting career began working in commercials and stage appearances. In the early days of his career, Flynn played the role of a reporter on CWW’s “FL Kidcare Health.” Meanwhile, in 2014 Brandon was heralded as ‘Principal’ in the comedy series Sirens. Then he got a part in ‘Lost and Gone Forever’. Brandon’s first major role came in 2016 in the American political satire-sci-fi comedy drama BrainDead. On the show, Flynn played “Mike the Intern.”
However, 2017 was the turning point in Brandon Flynn’s career, as in the same year he appeared as himself in the short film ‘Home Movies’. And his breakthrough role as Justin Foley in the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why also came out in 2017. The plot revolves around a high school girl who becomes mentally unstable after being the center of attention at her school and commits suicide.
Brandon Flynn also performed in the off-Broadway version of the “Kid Victory” musical at the “Vineyard Theater” the same year. In 2018, he appeared in season 2 of ’13 Reasons Why’, which takes a closer look at the character of ‘Justin Foley’. Flynn’s portrayal in the second season of the hit show received critical acclaim.
In 2018, he also appeared in a short film called ‘Binge’ as Johnny. Also in the third season of HBO’s acclaimed crime drama True Detective, Flynn appears as “Ryan Peters.” Shortly after, in 2020, Brandon was featured in the teen comedy “Looks That Kill.” The film also starred Julia Goldani Telles and Ki Hong Lee in lead roles, alongside Flynn.
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