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Colton Haynes Shares Photo Erased from the Internet

Nice explanation.

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by Anonymousreply 135July 24, 2021 9:04 AM

Look at me! Look at me!

by Anonymousreply 1June 17, 2021 9:46 PM

He and Themi must've had lunch.

by Anonymousreply 2June 17, 2021 9:47 PM

I remember his team used to threaten lawsuits against sites who shared it, lol.

by Anonymousreply 3June 17, 2021 9:51 PM

He is turning into a parody of himself.

by Anonymousreply 4June 17, 2021 9:52 PM

[quote] Colty

Colto.

by Anonymousreply 5June 17, 2021 9:54 PM

He’ll transition in about 10 years.

by Anonymousreply 6June 17, 2021 9:57 PM

I like what he said.

But I had to side-eye the publication for having a 15-year-old appear to be naked in a sexual pose.

by Anonymousreply 7June 17, 2021 10:20 PM

10 R6? That fad will long be gone by then.

by Anonymousreply 8June 17, 2021 10:31 PM

He's like any other over the hill gay reminiscing when he was still a hot twink.... good times.

by Anonymousreply 9June 17, 2021 10:33 PM

[quote] That fad will long be gone by then.

In 10 years, no one will remember who Colton was.

by Anonymousreply 10June 17, 2021 10:34 PM

Hope you’re right R8! Best post I’ve read here in a long time.

by Anonymousreply 11June 17, 2021 10:35 PM

Was he really 15, or is he trying to justify his behavior?

by Anonymousreply 12June 17, 2021 10:38 PM

R12, I was led to believe he was 14. I feel cheated.

by Anonymousreply 13June 17, 2021 10:39 PM

[quote]Was he really 15, or is he trying to justify his behavior?

I thought he was 16 at the time. But that issue was released in 2006 which would have made him 18. He definitely took the photos before he was 18.

by Anonymousreply 14June 17, 2021 10:56 PM

[quote]It made me sad to see these picture I had taken as a 15 yr. old model...before I was placed with voice & movement coaches to straighten me up for the cameras...before I learned to see my queerness as a liability.

Colton, by default, MOST people are a liability in some way or another, whether it's a lack of credentials, a body that they need to work on, or political/religious views that they have to keep hidden That's life, whether you're gay or straight. Nobody is obligated to find flamboyant flaming femme queerness attractive. Nobody is obligated to find obese people attractive. Nobody is obligated to find scrawny guys attractive. Nobody is obligated to find old age attractive.

Eliza Dolittle never whined about how unfair it was that her Cockney accent reduced her to a guttersnipe.

It just occurred to me, there should be a movie about how an extremely flamboyant femme queer guy named Elijah Dolittle gets coached to be a masculine, suave womanizer whom both sexes find appealing. Instead of My Fair Lady, what should it be titled?

by Anonymousreply 15June 17, 2021 11:08 PM

[quote] Instead of My Fair Lady, what should it be titled?

Pigaylion

by Anonymousreply 16June 17, 2021 11:09 PM

Colton, be glad that it's just your gay mannerisms you had to work on and not 100 pounds you had to lose.

by Anonymousreply 17June 17, 2021 11:10 PM

With so much going on in the world lately I've lost track of our Colty. He looks way too thin in the recent pictures on Insta. I hope he's ok.

by Anonymousreply 18June 17, 2021 11:16 PM

I honestly don't know who he is other than his name being mentioned here but I think it's good he's calling out the Hollywood system.

by Anonymousreply 19June 17, 2021 11:17 PM

[quote] I've lost track of our Colty.

Colto

by Anonymousreply 20June 17, 2021 11:21 PM

Has he switched to "queer" yet?

Anything to get his name out there still.

by Anonymousreply 21June 17, 2021 11:24 PM

Why is being ashamed of not being masculine enough/too feminine a bad thing? I certainly wasn't the most masculine guy in high school, and looking back, I kind of wish I had been. Maybe I would have had more luck with the girls I was interested in?

Shame isn't necessarily a bad thing. It can act as an impetus to improving oneself.

At the end of the day, your target demographics don't have an obligation to buy what you're selling. The burden is on you to sell what you have to offer.

by Anonymousreply 22June 17, 2021 11:25 PM

He used “queerness” in his post, so…

by Anonymousreply 23June 17, 2021 11:25 PM

[quote]Shame isn't necessarily a bad thing. It can act as an impetus to improving oneself.

Exactly. That’s why they transition.

by Anonymousreply 24June 17, 2021 11:26 PM

It's nice that he is acknowledging how he fought these pictures.

by Anonymousreply 25June 17, 2021 11:49 PM

[quote] before I was placed with voice & movement coaches to straighten me up for the cameras

If what we saw on camera was him “straightened up”, I can’t can’t imagine how much more gay he might have been before that. Whoever paid for the coaching should have demanded their money back.

by Anonymousreply 26June 18, 2021 12:05 AM

He always let his management and MTV take the blame for trying to erase the photos.

I still have my copy of the XY magazine from when I subscribed to it.

by Anonymousreply 27June 18, 2021 12:08 AM

The bitch couldn't have mentioned MY name in his post?!?!?

After all, that is ME with whom he's being photographed!!

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by Anonymousreply 28June 18, 2021 11:18 AM

[Quote] Why is being ashamed of not being masculine enough/too feminine a bad thing?

Because if you have act in either direction, you're being a phony. Colton is as he was meant to be.

by Anonymousreply 29June 18, 2021 4:47 PM

*have to act

by Anonymousreply 30June 18, 2021 4:47 PM

Matt Bomer hops in with his own tale of fear.

When I was a 22 year old struggling actor in NYC, and I didn’t know how I was going to pay my next month’s rent, my friend @kevlewbkny very graciously told me that there was a book cover he was working on that I might be right for. That book turned out to be Alex Sanchez’s incredible Rainbow Boys. I was very grateful to have a gig, but I was also terrified that one of the first things I’d done was LGBTQ themed. I had been told my entire life that being gay was a liability in my industry, particularly at that time, and I thought that everyone would know my secret. I thought it might derail my career before it even started.

I wish I could tell my 22 year old self that his ‘secret’ was nothing to be scared or ashamed of, and that even though it would come with challenges, it would ultimately be what made his career rewarding and diverse.

Happy #pride to all of you, but especially to the ones waiting in the wings- worried that who you are is something to be afraid of- we love you, and we’re waiting for you.

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by Anonymousreply 31June 18, 2021 6:55 PM

[quote] Instead of My Fair Lady, what should it be titled?

My Fey Laydee

by Anonymousreply 32June 18, 2021 7:02 PM

Would he have come out if his acting career had been as successful as he wanted?

Was his coming out a result of a lack of success?

by Anonymousreply 33June 19, 2021 8:39 AM

No. He was a regular on his third TV show when he came out. He wasn't forced. His six year relationship with his manager had ended. I suspect his coming out was a semi FU to Podwall.

by Anonymousreply 34June 19, 2021 10:31 AM

He's just an attention whore. I hate that type of person.

by Anonymousreply 35June 19, 2021 10:46 AM

Those XY photos were easy to find. He never became a big star and came out the closet anyway, so he probably feels embarrassed by the whole fiasco of trying to have those photos removed.

by Anonymousreply 36June 19, 2021 11:01 AM

I like what he said in the post.

Though I am a bit irked out by all the mean bitter DLers on this thread.

by Anonymousreply 37June 19, 2021 11:28 AM

It is a hot photo. I love the fun mid 00's vibe.

by Anonymousreply 38June 19, 2021 11:44 AM

[Quote] Though I am a bit irked out by all the mean bitter DLers on this thread.

He escaped being fat. Most of DL can't relate.

by Anonymousreply 39June 19, 2021 1:59 PM

He’s 32…..

by Anonymousreply 40June 19, 2021 2:04 PM

[Quote] He’s 32…..

[Quote] Most of DL can't relate.

by Anonymousreply 41June 19, 2021 2:06 PM

R41, why not? I’ve looked 32 for the past 20 years.

by Anonymousreply 42June 19, 2021 2:08 PM

Don’t understand the hate for this guy. If he is going through a rough time, he needs support… not gossip and distain

by Anonymousreply 43June 19, 2021 2:24 PM

Oh please.

by Anonymousreply 44June 19, 2021 2:24 PM

I like Colton. He's struggled and has really been through it. I hope he's in a good place now.

But things have not gotten better for young, struggling gay actors. There is still the code of silence and it is encouraged, and many have to choose between their sexuality and a possible career.

I'm just glad that Colton has such a huge social media presence which means he doesn't have to worry about booking acting gigs all that much.

by Anonymousreply 45June 19, 2021 3:43 PM

Why isn’t he on the Ryan Murphy gravy train?

by Anonymousreply 46June 19, 2021 3:50 PM

He can’t act. At all.

by Anonymousreply 47June 19, 2021 4:16 PM

Same is true of several of Ryan’s regulars.

by Anonymousreply 48June 19, 2021 4:37 PM

Yeah but they at least usually have some charm and/or charisma. Watching Colton is like watching paint dry. He lacks any charisma or charm. He’s all physical looks.

by Anonymousreply 49June 19, 2021 4:38 PM

[quote]before I was placed with voice & movement coaches to straighten me up for the cameras

David Tyler Muir School of Gayvoice Removal

by Anonymousreply 50June 19, 2021 5:16 PM

[quote]David Tyler Muir School of Gayvoice Removal

I heard that the "From Paul Lynde to Paul Hogan in 10 Easy Steps" course they offer is so worth it.

by Anonymousreply 51June 19, 2021 5:27 PM

Disagree. Colton was good as an antagonist in the early years of "Teen Wolf."

by Anonymousreply 52June 19, 2021 8:02 PM

[quote] Colton was good as an antagonist in the early years of "Teen Wolf."

Colton trying to act butch as Jackson was a joke. He made Jackson more gay than the official gay character was.

by Anonymousreply 53June 19, 2021 10:11 PM

He was the weakest actor out of a group of weak actors on an MTV show

by Anonymousreply 54June 19, 2021 10:13 PM

Weaker than Tyler Hoechline? Shirley, you jest.

by Anonymousreply 55June 19, 2021 10:18 PM

Teen shows tend to have piss poor acting and the actors chosen for their beauty. That's why the actors from these shows stay on TV and few become movie stars. Colton stays in his lane and does well. I think he's a good person but obviously insecure and has mental problems which he has admitted to and presumably seeks treatment for. He's at least honest about it unlike 98% of actors who don't admit they are neurotic uneducated basket cases.

by Anonymousreply 56June 19, 2021 11:05 PM

He doesn’t get offers anymore. Lmaooooooo

by Anonymousreply 57June 19, 2021 11:06 PM

Colton has been filming a new show. At least do a modicum of research for your weak drags.

by Anonymousreply 58June 19, 2021 11:09 PM

R46 Actually he was on AHS: Cult.

by Anonymousreply 59June 19, 2021 11:14 PM

Agree with r56. There are worse actors out there. His angle has never been to be world's best actor.

by Anonymousreply 60June 19, 2021 11:18 PM

He ruined his angle when he came out… unfortunately.

by Anonymousreply 61June 19, 2021 11:20 PM

[quote]He was the weakest actor out of a group of weak actors on an MTV show

Don't forget about us!

by Anonymousreply 62June 19, 2021 11:21 PM

[Quote] He ruined his angle when he came out… unfortunately.

Nonsense. Colton was never a leading man.

by Anonymousreply 63June 19, 2021 11:22 PM

R54 I thought Dylan O'Brien was the best actor on Teen Wolf and Colton Haynes became good on Arrow before he left that show and he was better when he returned for their final season and he had to be older than he is. Haynes' acting became better after his outing and being himself in public. I don't know anything about his mental problems but if he's getting help I see his future not as a lead but in supporting roles that work more with his darker side and not the ones where only his look is wanted.

by Anonymousreply 64June 19, 2021 11:37 PM

Colton couldn’t even do any of the choreography. 100% of it wasn’t him. He spoke about it in an interview

by Anonymousreply 65June 19, 2021 11:39 PM

He needs a bunch of boys to lift him up and show him off.

by Anonymousreply 66June 19, 2021 11:44 PM

He himself spoke about not getting roles after coming out last year

by Anonymousreply 67June 19, 2021 11:48 PM

I thought the photographer said they were both 18.

by Anonymousreply 68June 19, 2021 11:52 PM

Colton was 17. His mother had the sign the release. Jerreth is a little older.

by Anonymousreply 69June 19, 2021 11:53 PM

He edited his post and took off where he said he was 15. I thought all this time he was 16 and Jerreth was 18.

by Anonymousreply 70June 19, 2021 11:56 PM

[quote]I suspect his coming out was a semi FU to Podwall.

Colton was EVERYTHING during the Podwall era, ok? DL was obsessed with him, the hottest twink of the 2010s. Froylan Gutierrez should learn from Colton how to NOT be a boring twink.

by Anonymousreply 71June 19, 2021 11:57 PM

Froy chunks out between shoots. Colton lived on a booze diet for a decade!

by Anonymousreply 72June 20, 2021 12:22 AM

[quote] Colton lived on a booze diet for a decade!

Don't forget the copious amounts of drugs!

by Anonymousreply 73June 20, 2021 12:23 AM

Is it just agents who get a cut of an actor's pay from a particular role, if the role came when the agents repped the performed? Or would Podwall have got a cut from Colton's Arrow gig even after Podwall and Colton severed their business relationship?

by Anonymousreply 74June 20, 2021 12:23 AM

This is so powerful and so important! Thank you for sharing, Colton! Our LGBTQAIKJPOZ+ community stands taller because of u.

by Anonymousreply 75June 20, 2021 12:27 AM

[quote]Is it just agents who get a cut of an actor's pay from a particular role, if the role came when the agents repped the performed? Or would Podwall have got a cut from Colton's Arrow gig even after Podwall and Colton severed their business relationship?

If he signed an agreement stating that he would still give Podwall a percentage, then yes. but normally no. That's an agent thing. Managers do not procure employment so a manager isn't entitled to continued commission.

by Anonymousreply 76June 20, 2021 12:40 AM

I was a teen actor, gay, and never fucked MY life up!!

by Anonymousreply 77June 20, 2021 12:47 AM

Did your father kill himself when you were 14, Connor? And did a family member tell you that your coming out precipitated the suicide?

by Anonymousreply 78June 20, 2021 12:51 AM

No R78, but there was this one time Miles didn't call me for half a day so I know how Colton must have felt.

by Anonymousreply 79June 20, 2021 12:57 AM

[quote]before I was placed with voice & movement coaches to straighten me up for the cameras

And it never occurred to him that there are other occupations on earth besides being on camera which might not care as much how straight he looks?

by Anonymousreply 80June 20, 2021 2:43 AM

R80 sweetie, you think he has any other skills besides his looks?

by Anonymousreply 81June 20, 2021 2:46 AM

I think Colton came out at the exact right time. He had reached his peak hotness already and capitalized off it, even straight hotties only have a moment before the next one comes along.

He totally spiraled in his late 20s due to personal drama like his mom's death, substance abuse, etc, and it wouldn't make a difference if he was in the closet or not. Everyone could see he was going through it. Im glad he made it out.

by Anonymousreply 82June 20, 2021 2:49 AM

I actually think the spiral started with discovering his ex's cheating. Colton was estranged from his mother for years before reconciling in the run up to her death. Colton's ex was his family, his career guide, his everything.

Btw, remember the guy before Jeff... was his name Trevor?

by Anonymousreply 83June 20, 2021 10:57 AM

lol r83 I cant remember that guys name either, damn.

Remember when Colton was perpetually on vacation in fine destinations across the globe? That fueled rumors that he was a high end prostitute for the Podwall network

by Anonymousreply 84June 20, 2021 12:58 PM

Like LuPone with her scripts, I'm not reading all the comments before mine.

His mother or father would've had to sign the MODEL RELEASE if he were under the age of 18. If he signed it claiming he was an adult, then he's lying and holds some responsibility.

With digital photography, they could shoot, retouch and have it to the printers all in one day to be printed that night or the next day.

Get to Nancy Drewin' ladies.

by Anonymousreply 85June 20, 2021 1:04 PM

His mother signed the release, fat whore/Patty at r85.

by Anonymousreply 86June 20, 2021 1:05 PM

Well then, the magazine owns the image and not him. He has no rights.

And that's Fat JAZZ to your, R86.

by Anonymousreply 87June 20, 2021 1:11 PM

^you

Damn, fat fingers.

by Anonymousreply 88June 20, 2021 1:12 PM

[quote]Patty

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 89June 20, 2021 2:46 PM

[quote]lol [R83] I cant remember that guys name either, damn.

Trey Allgood. The one he was supposed to have a clothing line with and nothing came of it.

by Anonymousreply 90June 20, 2021 2:59 PM

Re: Trey. With Colton once it's over it's over. He pulled pictures of Trey and Jeff from his IG with the quickness. Meanwhile Jerreth still has pictures of his ex-husband up, still socialize with him and interacts with his ex's family on social media.

by Anonymousreply 91June 20, 2021 3:01 PM

Well, Colton's not a chicken hawk...

by Anonymousreply 92June 20, 2021 3:40 PM

I thought it was very telling what he said about how he was basically coached to de-gay himself, and what it still says about Hollywood. Same old rules, same old game...and little has changed.

As for Colton, no, he's not going to have the 'big' career, but if he plays his cards right, he can get steady work in cable/streaming stuff. I wish him the best.

by Anonymousreply 93June 20, 2021 3:52 PM

If he plays his cards right, he can be Mrs. r94.

by Anonymousreply 94June 20, 2021 3:54 PM

Let's not pretend it's just Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 95June 20, 2021 3:58 PM

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by Anonymousreply 96July 1, 2021 10:08 PM

Is this his ‘07 Britney moment?

by Anonymousreply 97July 1, 2021 10:18 PM

I had this magazine. My father found it and threw it out.

by Anonymousreply 98July 1, 2021 11:37 PM

Has Jerreth ever talked about this fame whore again?

by Anonymousreply 99July 1, 2021 11:46 PM

But does Colton mention why his marriage to Jeff Leatham imploded?

by Anonymousreply 100July 1, 2021 11:50 PM

He was, R46.

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by Anonymousreply 101July 1, 2021 11:51 PM

Jerreth posted Colton's prom a few years ago and tagged Colton in it. The Colton tag was removed within 24 hours. I think they're on good terms these days, though.

by Anonymousreply 102July 1, 2021 11:53 PM

*a few years ago on Instagram

by Anonymousreply 103July 1, 2021 11:53 PM

We know Colton dumped Leatham partly due to neglect.

Leatham wouldn’t stop traveling Europe for work when Colton’s mom died.

by Anonymousreply 104July 2, 2021 12:28 AM

Is Leatham still going on vacations with Tyler Nixon?

by Anonymousreply 105July 2, 2021 12:30 AM

R104 I mean in Jeff's defense he had to keep arranging flowers at the Four Seasons Paris and licking Kardashian klit to keep the paychecks coming in. It's not like Colton was making bank.

by Anonymousreply 106July 2, 2021 12:34 AM

As if Leatham would have taken a break. The man likes to flit around.

by Anonymousreply 107July 2, 2021 12:36 AM

[Quote] Weaker than Tyler Hoechline? Shirley, you jest.

Yes.

[Quote] Don't forget about us!

The Carver twins were ok. They were pretty good when one of them died.

[Quote] I thought Dylan O'Brien was the best actor on Teen Wolf

Dylan was good but also overrated.

by Anonymousreply 108July 2, 2021 1:41 PM

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by Anonymousreply 109July 11, 2021 3:44 AM

It's a good thing Colton's pet is a cat or there might be a play date with Miles Heizer's dogs in the near future...

by Anonymousreply 110July 11, 2021 3:50 AM

[quote] Instead of My Fair Lady, what should it be titled?

R16

Filthy Pygmalion Bottom

by Anonymousreply 111July 11, 2021 4:04 AM

R109 300 followers isn't bad for a cat.

by Anonymousreply 112July 11, 2021 11:38 AM

Is this like when Matt Ramsey became Peter North and said that his gay stuff was done with a stunt ass?

Sure, Jan.

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by Anonymousreply 113July 13, 2021 12:57 AM

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by Anonymousreply 114July 14, 2021 6:15 AM

He should have pretended that transformation make up artist was responsible for this look too.

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by Anonymousreply 115July 14, 2021 6:21 AM

R114 if Lex Luthor was a hobo.

by Anonymousreply 116July 14, 2021 6:26 AM

Colton turned 33 on July 13

by Anonymousreply 117July 14, 2021 7:23 AM

The same age as JC when he got nailed.

by Anonymousreply 118July 14, 2021 7:25 AM

she's aging like milk and that asshole is as loose as the french tunnel

by Anonymousreply 119July 14, 2021 7:31 AM

Dem woven shoes.

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by Anonymousreply 120July 21, 2021 1:42 AM

r120 Girl.

No.

by Anonymousreply 121July 21, 2021 1:59 AM

Such a beauty.

by Anonymousreply 122July 21, 2021 2:31 AM

Going through our platinum hair crisis phase I see...

by Anonymousreply 123July 21, 2021 2:33 AM

Trevor "apart" Donovan commented: "🔥👏 "

by Anonymousreply 124July 21, 2021 2:54 AM

That's funny. Podwall was Colton's Yanni.

by Anonymousreply 125July 21, 2021 2:59 AM

Colton is fine as hell

by Anonymousreply 126July 21, 2021 3:19 AM

R124 are they friends?

by Anonymousreply 127July 21, 2021 12:34 PM

Trevor has probably been to a Jeff Davis party or two.

by Anonymousreply 128July 21, 2021 12:37 PM

R128 poor Trevor.

by Anonymousreply 129July 21, 2021 1:26 PM

Are people really named 'Colton'?

by Anonymousreply 130July 21, 2021 1:34 PM

Bookedt and Busy.

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by Anonymousreply 131July 23, 2021 6:33 PM

Good for Colton.

by Anonymousreply 132July 24, 2021 7:30 AM

r131 This should be in the tanning thread.

by Anonymousreply 133July 24, 2021 8:18 AM

It's refreshing to see a gay man (who isn't Ryan Murphy, Jeff Davis or Greg Berlanti) hire other out gay men for their projects. Kudos to Nas X.

by Anonymousreply 134July 24, 2021 8:19 AM

R134 what has Jeff done since TW ended?

by Anonymousreply 135July 24, 2021 9:04 AM
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