Wentworth Miller Opens up about his life before he came out

Wentworth Miller Opens up about his life before he came out

Wentworth Miller has opened up about the struggle of being a gay teen.

Miller who came out a few weeks ago was speaking at a Human Rights Campaign gala at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel on Saturday, the actor described a incident where he willfully overdosed on pills during a weekend where his parents were away from home.

“The first time I tried to kill myself I was 15, I waited until my family went away for the weekend and I was alone in the house and I swallowed a bottle of pills. I don’t remember what happened over the next couple days, but I’m pretty sure come Monday morning I was on a bus back to school pretending everything was fine. And when someone asked me if that was a cry for help, I say no, because I told no one.”

He also spoke about the pressure of media interviews while promoting Prison Break.

“I had multiple opportunities to speak my truth, which was that I was gay,” he said. “But I chose not to. I was out in private, to family and friends … but professionally I was not

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