Zac Efron: There's Nothing Wrong With Being Gay
Star thanks gay community and backs same-sex marriage...
Movie star Zac Efronhas declared that he feels he has been "embraced" by the gay community and is grateful for its support.
Speaking in an interview with High School Musicaland Hairspray. I've always felt embraced by the gay community, and I feel incredibly grateful.
"I don't like to live in fear about things like rumours and backlash to begin with - that's the way I was raised - but I just can't see what's so wrong about being gay."
He also stressed his support for gay marriage - an issue which has been very contentious in America.
"It's an issue that affects so many people in my life - a lot of my close friends and some of the most influential people around me," he explained. "I just want them all to be happy.
"It would make me so happy to see them able to live their lives and do what they want to do."