He's much admired by girls, guys and nerds alike - and now the loveable Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons has revealed to his loyal fan base that he is gay.
The article continues: "Mr. Parsons is gay and in a 10-year relationship, and working with an ensemble again onstage was like nourishment."
Currently starring on Broadway in a revival of Harvey, Jim has been subject to speculation about his sexuality for many years, with the National Enquirer reporting that he was once engaged to art director Todd Spiewak.
Jim, who has neither confirmed nor denied the marriage talk, has decided to take the path of gently 'coming out of the closet' - rather than making the revelation in a major statement, notes gay writer Michael Musto from Out magazine. He says it's not the usual path these days.
"They’re a shrinking group as busting out becomes the... thing to do."_