Video: Wentworth Miller Admits Multiple Suicide Attempts; Talks Being A Closeted Hollywood Star
Wentworth Miller, who publicly came out as gay recently, is speaking out for the first time about his multiple suicide attempts. He also discusses coming out in Hollywood and his decision not to attend the St. Petersburg Film Festival.
Wentworth Miller tried to commit suicide multiple times because he couldn't handle keeping his sexual identity a secret.
Miller revealed his dark secret at the Human Rights Campaign Dinner in Seattle Saturday night, saying his first suicide attempt was when he was 15.
The "Prison Break" star says he downed a bottle of pills at home, and he wasn't crying out for help, because "you only cry for help if there is help to cry for."
Wentworth also talked about the torture of working in Hollywood as a closeted actor ... explaining he wanted to be the role model he never had ... "to be the someone else, that no one was to me."
Brave speech. What do you think of what Miller had to say?