Inside the love life of SATC’s Willie Garson

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In the love life of SATC’s Willie Garson: Star had a blind date with Sarah Jessica Parker and kept his sexuality a secret due to controversy over playing a gay role as a man hetero










The love life of Sex And The City’s Willie Garson came to light after his death at the age of 57, following a secret battle with pancreatic cancer.

While his most famous role was as Sandford in the show and movies, who was gay, Willie was straight and had previously had a blind date with the show’s main character, Sarah Jessica Parker.

Willie was also in a long-term relationship with a woman who did not want children and therefore chose to adopt his now 20-year-old son Nathen on his own in 2009.

In an interview with Page Six last year, Willie explained how fans of the show were often surprised that he was straight and how he had kept it a secret “for years” for fear it would be “offensive to him. homosexuals “.

He said: “At first you would approach someone in a bar and realize, ‘Oh, they want to be Stanford’s best friend. “

“They don’t necessarily want to sleep with you.

RIP: Her son Nathen confirmed the news on Instagram, while another family member spoke to Variety on Tuesday.  A source from TMZ claimed that the actor had

Family: Willie was also in a long-term relationship with a woman who did not want children and therefore chose to adopt his now 20-year-old son Nathen on his own in 2009 (pictured in 2019)

He added of his brief flirtation with Carrie Bradshaw actress Sarah: “I’ve known Sarah for 15 years – we were settled once, had a really long flirtation, then we settled down to be best friends. , something I really think I read on the show. ‘

Willie – who also played the role of Mozzie in White Collar – said he kept his sexuality a secret: “For years I didn’t talk about it because I found it offensive to gay people.

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“People who play gay characters are jumping up and down screaming that they’re not gay, like it would kind of be a bad thing if they were.”

Fling: While his most famous role was playing Sandford, who was gay, Willie was straight and had previously had a blind date with series main character Sarah (pictured together this summer)

Fling: While his most famous role was playing Sandford, who was gay, Willie was straight and had previously had a blind date with series main character Sarah (pictured together this summer)

He added, “When the question arose on the show, I would say, ‘When I was on White Collar nobody ever asked me if I was a con artist, and when I was on NYPD Blue, no one ever asked me if I was a murderer.

“It’s what we do for a living, portray people. ”

Last year Willie on his love of being a father, as he spoke, “He’s an adult and he’s going to take care of me soon, that’s really why I convinced him to “To be honest. He’s lovely and a really special guy. He’s wonderful and he’s in college in Ohio …”

“I’ve had a long, intermittent relationship for about 20 years, and she never wanted to have children, which is good. And it was like my midlife crisis. Like, I really wanted a kid more than anything else. And I have one and we are partners, my child and I.

His Stanford persona was a “gay talent agent” and a close friend of Carrie who often struggled to overcome insecurities of dating in the big city.

In addition to being part of the beloved series, Garson also appeared in the first feature film Sex And The City in 2008 and its sequel, titled Sex and the City 2, in 2010.

Plot: His Stanford character was a 'gay talent agent' and close friend of Carrie who often struggled to overcome insecurities of dating in the big city (pictured with on-screen husband Mario Cantone in 2010)

Plot: His Stanford character was a ‘gay talent agent’ and close friend of Carrie who often struggled to overcome insecurities of dating in the big city (pictured with on-screen husband Mario Cantone in 2010)

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