Maybe I just read aggression into the curtness of the comment. Perhaps I'm too suspicious. It's easy to doubt a commenter's motives when no links were given, and a relatively trivial detail is portrayed as a story-ruining hole.
If there was anyone seeing that show who didn't know he was gay, he was coming out to them.
I'm not completely up on the timeline of Russian anti-gay legislations, but denying a "knee-jerk reaction" is irrrelevant, if this legislation was enacted after his first coming out. Restating his sexuality under the new oppressive laws was a braver, and more important, coming out.
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