Matthew Scott Montgomery is able to share his story.
The actor—greatest recognized for his position as Matthew Bailey within the Sonny With a Chance spin-off So Random!—opened up about his popping out journey as a homosexual man. Having grown up with “very, very conservative” mother and father, Matthew stated that he spent most of his youthful years hiding his genuine self, going as far as to attend conversion therapy throughout his days off from work as a Disney Channel star.
Matthew went on to make clear that Disney “had nothing to do” along with his determination to hunt conversion remedy, however somewhat he agreed to it in response to his mother and father’ “nightmare” response to him popping out following his 18th birthday.
“It’s important to perceive that within the setting that I grew up in, you are taught that you simply need to be punished on a regular basis,” he defined to Christy, who’s a Disney Channel alum herself. “On the time, the profession stuff was going so nicely that I used to be like nonetheless on this damaged jail mind of pondering, ‘I am on purple carpets. I am on TV each week. That is too good, I ought to be punished on my days off.'”