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Nicholas Galitzine Says He Feels ‘Guilt’ For Portraying Multiple Queer Characters

Nicholas Galitzine Says He Feels ‘Guilt’ For Portraying Multiple Queer Characters

[ad_1] After rising to fame by playing queer characters in the rom-com Red, White & Royal Blue and the drama miniseries Mary & George, Nicholas Galitzine is clearing the air about his own sexuality. “I identify as a straight man,” Nicholas said in a new British GQ interview published on Wednesday. “But I have been a part of some incredible queer stories.” The British actor admitted he felt torn about taking on so many LGBTQ+ roles because of his heterosexuality. “I felt a sense of uncertainty sometimes about whether I’m taking up someone’s space, and perhaps guilt,” he explained. “At the same time, I see those characters as not solely their sexuality.” Nicholas with co-star Taylor Zakhar Perez in Red, White And Royal Blue Jonathan Prime/Prime Video The Idea of You star went on to clarify that the characters he plays on screen are totally separate from who he is off the clock, adding: “I am Nick, and I’m not my role.” Speaking with HuffPost UK, the English actor explained the “plethora of reasons” why …

Jeremy Strong on Succession End, Portraying Roy Cohn in The Apprentice

Jeremy Strong on Succession End, Portraying Roy Cohn in The Apprentice

[ad_1] Jeremy Strong is opening up about how he felt following the end of Succession and then diving right into Roy Cohn in The Apprentice. Strong spoke with The New York Times Magazine ahead of the opening of An Enemy of the People, a new Broadway adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 play, in which he stars alongside Michael Imperioli and Victoria Pedretti. During the conversation, the Emmy-winning actor noted that after the hit HBO series ended, he felt a “profound sense of, Was this the thing? Was this the event of my life? And then a great determination to achieve exit velocity from it so I could attempt to do more.” When asked if he was worried about always being known as his Succession character, Kendall Roy, Strong explained that he hasn’t spent much time thinking or worrying about that because he went right into his next onscreen role as Cohn, which was intentional, “just to sort of shake it off.” “Roy Cohn, you can’t overstate his influence in our country, his legacy of the …