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Colton has written a memoir!

Do you think it’s full of dirt?

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by Anonymousreply 80June 25, 2022 8:14 PM

A brutally honest and moving memoir of lust, abuse, addiction, stardom, and redemption from Arrow and Teen Wolf actor Colton Haynes.

Four years ago, Colton Haynes woke up in a hospital. He’d had two seizures, lost the sight in one eye, almost ruptured a kidney, and been put on an involuntary psychiatry hold. Not yet thirty, he knew he had to take stock of his life and make some serious changes if he wanted to see his next birthday.

As he worked towards sobriety, Haynes allowed himself to become vulnerable for the first time in years and with that, discovered profound self-awareness. He had millions of social media followers who constantly told him they loved him. But what would they think if they knew his true story? If they knew where he came from and the things he had done?

Now, Colton bravely pulls back the curtain on his life and career, revealing the incredible highs and devastating lows. From his unorthodox childhood in a small Kansas town, to coming to terms with his sexuality, he keeps nothing back.

By sixteen, he had been signed by the world’s top modeling agency and his face appeared on billboards. But he was still a broke, lonely, confused teenager, surrounded by people telling him he could be a star as long as he never let anyone see his true self. As his career in television took off, the stress of wearing so many masks and trying to please so many different people turned his use of drugs and alcohol into full-blown addiction.

A lyrical and intimate confession, apology, and cautionary tale, Miss Memory Lane is an unforgettable story of dreams deferred and dreams fulfilled; of a family torn apart and rebuilt; and of a man stepping into the light as no one but himself.

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by Anonymousreply 1December 9, 2021 7:23 PM


by Anonymousreply 2December 9, 2021 7:23 PM

Love the title.

by Anonymousreply 3December 9, 2021 7:27 PM

He wishes he still looked like that….

by Anonymousreply 4December 9, 2021 7:32 PM

Don't we all. At least all of us former young beauties.

by Anonymousreply 5December 9, 2021 7:33 PM

Who should play him in the movie, since he’s too old to play himself?

by Anonymousreply 6December 9, 2021 7:37 PM

He should have entitled it "Hands and Knees."

by Anonymousreply 7December 9, 2021 9:34 PM

R7 too on the nose.

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by Anonymousreply 9December 10, 2021 10:48 AM

Colton is now working construction?

by Anonymousreply 10January 8, 2022 1:21 PM

R10 ????

by Anonymousreply 11January 8, 2022 1:32 PM

It sounds boring.

by Anonymousreply 12January 8, 2022 1:55 PM

[Quote] ????

There are pictures of him on a building site.

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by Anonymousreply 13January 8, 2022 1:58 PM

R13 I don't think that means he's working construction. He will probably be in the Teen Wolf movie.

by Anonymousreply 14January 8, 2022 3:57 PM

I want to buy it, but need a review first.

by Anonymousreply 15January 8, 2022 4:18 PM

Was that recent article (the nude acting class) an excerpt?

by Anonymousreply 16January 8, 2022 4:30 PM

R16 i think so??

by Anonymousreply 17January 9, 2022 4:41 AM

First thing I’m gonna do is check the index for “Datalounge.”

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by Anonymousreply 19January 12, 2022 2:52 AM

I hope he mentions references us r18. He has definitely hung around here and we wrote a lot about you back in the day Colton.

by Anonymousreply 20January 12, 2022 3:03 AM

Unless it has pornographic photos of (younger) Colton I'm not interested.

by Anonymousreply 21January 12, 2022 3:41 AM

I don't like that tight haircut. Why doesn't he let it grow out just a tad?

by Anonymousreply 22January 12, 2022 9:10 AM

R20 if he does, i don't imagine it will be anything positive 😬

by Anonymousreply 23January 12, 2022 10:01 AM

I hope he includes a bitchy line about me getting him to sign my Colto action figure with a shoutout to Datalounge two months ago.

by Anonymousreply 24January 12, 2022 10:04 AM

R19 = That is a rough 33. No thank you. I hate to see what 40 looks like for him.

by Anonymousreply 25January 12, 2022 10:13 AM

R24 that was a cute thread.

by Anonymousreply 26January 12, 2022 11:15 AM

Is there an audiobook?

by Anonymousreply 27May 14, 2022 12:07 PM

Not interested in reading about him coming out publicly as gay, and then choosing to sleep with women.

He's why they think gay is a choice.

by Anonymousreply 28May 14, 2022 12:43 PM

r28 when did Colton ever say he slept with women after coming out?

by Anonymousreply 29May 14, 2022 12:45 PM

On Howard Stern, talking about losing his heterosexual virginity AFTER he came out of the closet.

He's such a "Stud."

by Anonymousreply 30May 14, 2022 12:48 PM

r30 I might be losing it, but I don't remember Colton Haynes ever being on Howard Stern.

by Anonymousreply 31May 14, 2022 1:10 PM

R28, are you thinking of Dylan Geick?

by Anonymousreply 32May 14, 2022 1:13 PM

Sorry, it was DL Fave and Icon, Andy Cohen:

[quote]During an interview with Andy Cohen on his Sirius XM radio show Andy Cohen Live, openly gay actor Colton Haynes admitted that he lost his virginity at age 13 and had sex with four girls (continuing to sleep with women even after he had accepted he was gay).

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by Anonymousreply 33May 14, 2022 1:37 PM

Preordered it! Curious about his story/what he has to say.

by Anonymousreply 34May 14, 2022 6:54 PM

Little Boy Lost continues to tell his tales of woe.

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by Anonymousreply 35May 19, 2022 2:18 AM


by Anonymousreply 36May 19, 2022 2:22 AM

This ghostwritten dreck won’t have an index. Sorry to disappoint, girlies.

by Anonymousreply 37May 19, 2022 2:31 AM

Haynes came out publicly in 2016. He says the parts suddenly dried up: "I am offered only roles like the 'gay best friend' today."

What also dried up: his branded content endorsements, which he relied on. "The only thing I was offered after I came out was to be the face of [the queer hookup app] Grindr," he says.

Not that the U.S. film industry isn't homophobic -it most certainly is - but in the 3 years prior to coming out he rarely worked. He just had ARROW centered stuff and a voice gig.

by Anonymousreply 38May 19, 2022 2:46 AM

I can't wait to see what he says about that messy marriage. They went from 0 to 100 and then exploded

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by Anonymousreply 40May 20, 2022 1:41 AM

I should receive the book any day now! Hope it is juicy!

by Anonymousreply 41May 31, 2022 4:07 PM

r41 Please report back!

by Anonymousreply 42May 31, 2022 6:02 PM

Yep! Will do

by Anonymousreply 43May 31, 2022 6:13 PM

I think memoirs like their impact and prestige when they are written so young although I'm sure there are worthy exceptions.

by Anonymousreply 44May 31, 2022 6:47 PM

I've started reading it this evening. I've reached Colton at age 14, which in his telling he was already illegally dancing as a gogo boy at a gay bar and letting every Tom, Dick and Harry fuck his ass. I'm not exaggerating.

It's definitely quite a blunt memoir.

by Anonymousreply 45June 1, 2022 2:22 AM

R45, that’s…very sad. Wow. I didn’t see that coming.

by Anonymousreply 46June 1, 2022 2:29 AM

It is r45. Molested by an uncle when he was young and craving sexual validation from men from a very young age. He speaks very frankly about the sexual experiences he has while a child and at this point in the book he is literally living back and forth between places of different guys he is sleeping with after running away from homr. And again, 14. It's pretty stunning to read.

by Anonymousreply 47June 1, 2022 2:38 AM

Tough to read, but glad he is not hiding/sugar coating anything. Very brave honesty.

by Anonymousreply 48June 1, 2022 4:17 AM

There’s an article out now about Arden Cho not getting paid very much either. I think MTV was used to reality TV stars and paying series stars was something they were bad at and didn’t have a lot of experience with.

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by Anonymousreply 49June 1, 2022 5:08 PM

I read an article that said he left Arrow because he couldn't stand working with a certain costar. Who could that be?

by Anonymousreply 50June 1, 2022 5:21 PM

I love when a seasoned hooker writes a memoir!

by Anonymousreply 51June 1, 2022 5:28 PM

^ Unfortunately Colton will gloss over the juicy parts we want to know & not name names.

by Anonymousreply 52June 1, 2022 5:29 PM

He always had sad and depressed eyes.

by Anonymousreply 53June 1, 2022 5:35 PM

I think it's wonderful when anyone comes out as who and what they are.

Butter new-but-exhausted circuit-clone face....

Poor dear.

by Anonymousreply 54June 1, 2022 5:44 PM

[quote]There’s an article out now about Arden Cho not getting paid very much either. I think MTV was used to reality TV stars and paying series stars was something they were bad at and didn’t have a lot of experience with.

The issue is that basic cable rates under SAG and what was AFTRA were always low. These actors expected to be paid equal to the basic TV code and that wasn't going to happen unless the producers wanted to do so. I expect even overscale under that agreement was low. He talked about how they didn't pay his quote. His quote was created when he worked on ABC's The Gates or whatever it was called. Did he think MTV was going to pay ABC money?

[quote]"A failed contract negotiation is what the press ran with, but the real truth was that they didn't want to pay me the same amount as everyone else," Haynes wrote, "which wasn't a lot to begin with by Hollywood standards, even though my working quote — the fee I would be paid to appear on anyone else's show — was higher than most of the cast's."

The actor also said that he was "represented by a team of people that made the 'Teen Wolf' production's life a living hell."

"So in order to get back at my team, the production refused to pay me the standard salary," he wrote in his book, which hit shelves on Tuesday. "I was constantly caught in the middle and at the end of the day, the only person who ended up getting hurt in the battle was me."

By team I'm assuming Podwall who is a manager, not an agent and should not have been working on his deals. I wonder what agency he was with then.

by Anonymousreply 55June 1, 2022 5:46 PM

Everything but the hounds snappin' at her pert rear end.

by Anonymousreply 56June 1, 2022 5:52 PM

Wow :-(

by Anonymousreply 57June 3, 2022 3:30 PM

He sounds like a true mess.

by Anonymousreply 58June 3, 2022 5:21 PM

His story is probably more common - esp. with the Hollyweird pretty boy crowd. He just has the courage to tell his story (without lying or hiding). It is much more than I expected.

by Anonymousreply 59June 3, 2022 6:13 PM

R45 have you finished it? Any other really juicy parts?

by Anonymousreply 60June 14, 2022 4:04 AM

[quote] 'Teen Wolf' star Colton Haynes says he exited the show because they didn't want to pay him 'the same amount as everyone else'

Why the hell should he get paid the same? Tyler Posey was the star. Dylan O’Brien was the second banana. Then you had the girlfriend. Then you had Derek. Colton was a supporting character that was 6th or 7th on the call sheet. The hole on this guy.

by Anonymousreply 61June 14, 2022 4:15 AM

He never once comes across self-pitying, in the whole book. That makes it readable. But it's a litany of one tawdry, crazy, ill-advised thing after another. It's depressing and exhausting. Made me feel depressed. And after reading about his childhood I had to laugh about "white privilege".

R61 Wasn't he fourth billed? He was one of the stars of the show, if not the main star. If he wasn't making as much as Holland or Tyler H., he should have been.

By the way among the people he thanks in the back of the book are "Brandon F" and "Tyler H."

by Anonymousreply 62June 22, 2022 2:37 PM

R62 In the beginning he was just the bully nemesis on the side. Then he was featured as the villain in the second season and became quite popular with fans. That's when he asked for more money. It wasn't totally unjustified but the show obviously didn't like him acting like a diva and probably didn't want to give in thinking others would start asking for a raise as well.

by Anonymousreply 63June 22, 2022 9:21 PM

Where did anyone ever say he acted like a diva?

by Anonymousreply 64June 22, 2022 10:42 PM

R64 Asking for more money cuz you think you're worth it is a diva move in HW.

by Anonymousreply 65June 22, 2022 10:54 PM

R65 Anyway, he quit, they didn't fire him, so I'm not sure what the point is.

by Anonymousreply 66June 22, 2022 10:56 PM

That's just classic diva behavior... he and his team got on their high horse and couldn't back down. He quit and got NOTHING in the end.

by Anonymousreply 67June 22, 2022 11:44 PM

[quote] [R61] Wasn't he fourth billed?

Sixth. So no, he should not have been paid the same as the others.

by Anonymousreply 68June 22, 2022 11:52 PM

R68 I don't think you said why he should not have been paid the same. Because of his billing?

by Anonymousreply 69June 24, 2022 1:34 AM

R69 He wasn't the star or even an indispensable co-star of the show. He just played a generic school rival for Scott. He really had no clout to negotiate with.

by Anonymousreply 70June 24, 2022 1:48 AM

R70 First, everyone knows he was not *the* star of the show. But he was one of the stars, playing one of the main characters, of the show. Whether he was "indispensable" or not is basically one opinion vs another. He developed a fan base because of the show, it was a show geared towards teen girls, and he was one of the guys on the show who they thought was hot. It wasn't really about what kind of character he played. He had great looks and a lot of fans, that's why he was valuable to the show.

by Anonymousreply 71June 24, 2022 2:16 AM

Well, I don't *know* anything about it as I have never watched CW dreck.

by Anonymousreply 72June 24, 2022 2:25 AM

R72 It wasn't on CW. It was on MTV. I think you've been corrected about this numerous times on various threads. If not you, then your spiritual twin.

by Anonymousreply 73June 25, 2022 6:32 PM

[quote] He had great looks and a lot of fans, that's why he was valuable to the show.

Apparently not as the producers shit canned him since they thought he wasn’t valuable at all and the show could move on without him.

by Anonymousreply 74June 25, 2022 7:06 PM

R74 Afaik they didn't can him. I'm curious why you think Jeff Davis kept talking about bringing him back for season 5 and also why he brought him back for the finale and now the movie. Wouldn't that prove they think he's "valuable"?

by Anonymousreply 75June 25, 2022 7:19 PM

r62 he still had white privilage. Why is this shit so hard to understand. A black or asian man with Colton's looks would have eeasily been an escort in Hollwood, but would not have landed modeling gigs then two titled roles on TV shows. His looks open doors, and a part of those looks is his skin color. This is also why we still give a damn about him on DL. Name one asian, latino (not white passing like Froye) or black celeberty that has been lusted over like Colton?

Yes, privilage doesn't sheild you from hardhips and challenges, but with a face like this (pictured) doorsm windows, wallets, and opportunites swing your way.

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by Anonymousreply 76June 25, 2022 7:34 PM

R76 Yeah he had some white privilege, career-wise, but I bet you haven't read the book or you'd know what I'm talking about. I'm referring to him not coming from a background of white privilege but of utter poverty and futility. He had to overcome that, and the problem with the "white privilege" label is it implies it's easy for all white people to accomplish the things he did. He had to *really* struggle, and the odds were very much against him. Ultimately maybe he made it over a person of color (especially as this was 15 years ago), but the idea that he made it strictly because of some kind of racial privilege is what's untrue and simplistic.

by Anonymousreply 77June 25, 2022 7:50 PM

He like black cock up His ass

by Anonymousreply 78June 25, 2022 7:53 PM

[quote]This is also why we still give a damn about him on DL. Name one asian, latino (not white passing like Froye) or black celeberty that has been lusted over like Colton?

DL? You think DL is a microcosm of the world? There are too many non-white movie, TV and music stars who are sex symbols to even mention. Ditto for influencers.

by Anonymousreply 79June 25, 2022 7:58 PM

🤮Barf @ the PC police. Hastening the fascist takeover of the US. The Oppression Olympics is more important than freedom. Smfh

by Anonymousreply 80June 25, 2022 8:14 PM
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