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Gay TV and film director, Todd Holland, apologizes for telling gay actors success is in remaining closeted

”For people who know me, they know that I believe it’s important for people to live openly and authentically, and I am sorry for my poorly chosen words at Outfest. At the end of the day, I hope my comments do not prevent us from having honest, thoughtful conversations about the significant barriers that make being an out actor in Hollywood an ongoing obstacle.”

Portion of a statement from director Todd Holland, who is openly gay, and was recently quoted on gay blogs for advising young, gay male actors to ”stay in the closet” during an appearance at the Outfest film festival. (L.A. Weekly)

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