Speak Up With Jimmy: Actor Christian Campbell on Being a Gay Icon

By: Jimmy Nguyen

Jimmy Nguyen speaks with Christian Campbell on what it's like for him to be a straight actor who is a gay icon. Christian recounts his starring turn in a gay role for the 1999 motion picture Trick, and how that impacted his career. Jimmy and Christian also discuss why it's easier today for straight actors to play gay roles in movies and television.

Watch the full interview below and then revisit the original trailer for Trick.

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