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Colton Haynes Responds to Rumors About ‘Secret Gay Past’

Colton Haynes just wants everyone to “enjoy life,” regardless of their sexuality.

The Arrow star took to social media on Saturday to address a comment a user on Tumblr had written upon discovering Haynes’ “secret gay past.”

Someone posted. “When I found out Colton Haynes had a secret gay past, I got so excited even though I know it makes absolutely no difference in my life,” the original message read.

“Was it a secret?” the 27-year-old actor responded on his own Tumblr, adding, “Let’s all just enjoy life & have no regrets.”

Though he didn’t officially confirm his sexuality — he’s kept his love life private since rising to fame in 2011 in MTV’s Teen Wolf — fans on Twitter couldn’t help themselves from expressing their opinions on the matter. Some were funny while others were more serious:

“Anxiety had put me in the hospital a countless amount of times. Whether it be fainting, hyperventilating, or seizures…I’ve been through it,” he continued. “Just know ur not alone and it affects more ppl than you would ever know. We can overcome this. We can fight thru it and will.”

In less serious news, Haynes made headlines in October thanks to his very intricate Ursula costume from The Little Mermaid. See pics in the video below.