While supporting his part in Tony Kushner‘s play Angels in America, the actor found himself discussing his character who struggles between his Jewish faith and homosexuality. During the panel discussion, Andrew revealed that he prepared for the role by watching episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
“Every Sunday I would have eight friends over and we would just watch Ru,” Andrew explained via OUT. “I mean every single series of RuPaul’s Drag Race. I mean every series. This is my life outside of this play. I am a gay man right now just without the physical act—that’s all.”
The statement quickly received many reactions from fans online. At the same time, the actor later made it clear that he is not gay. Regardless of what followers think of Andrew’s latest statements, the actor is very grateful to take on a role that has become “the most fulfilling creative experience.”
“I don’t think it can get better than this in terms of everything,” Andrew continued. “Communion with the audience–us all going through the same things together and how prevalent and how necessary it is to tell this story right now. “