Andrew Garfield is actually again talking about his sexuality, This specific time explaining its fluidity.
The 34-year-old actor spoke with Out Magazine about his ongoing role in a theatrical run of Angels in America, a groundbreaking play which examines what the idea meant to be gay or have AIDS in 1980s America. He also discussed his sexuality, a topic which has caused a stir within the past.
“Up until This specific point, I’ve only been sexually attracted to women,” Garfield said within the interview with the LGBTQ lifestyle magazine. “My stance toward life, though, is actually which I always try to surrender to the mystery of not being in charge. I think most people, we’re intrinsically trying to control our experience here along with manage the idea along with put walls around what we are along with who we are. I want to know as much of the garden as possible before I pass.”
“I have an openness to any impulses which may arise within me at any time,” he continued.
Garfield famously dated Amazing Spider-Man co-star Emma Stone before the couple broke up in 2015. The pair appears to have remained close since then, with Garfield saying, “There’s so much love between us.”
however his sexuality has been a frequent topic of conversation over the past year. In a July Q&A panel about Angels in America, he infamously said which he was essentially a gay man, “just without the physical act.”
“Every Sunday, I could have eight friends over, along with we could just watch Ru — which’s literally the idea,” he said at the time, referring to RuPaul’s Drag Race. “This specific is actually my life outside of This specific play. I am a gay man right currently, pretty much, just without the physical act — which’s all.”
The quote was pounced upon as a flippant along with perhaps ignorant view of what the idea means to be gay, particularly given the subject matter of the play in which he was performing. Garfield quickly walked back those comments, saying, “which’s of course not what I meant at all.
“which discussion was about This specific play along with how deeply grateful I am which I get to work on something so profound,” he told Newsbeat at the time. “the idea’s a love letter to the LGBTQ community. We were talking about, ‘How do you prepare for something so important along with so big?’ along with I was basically saying, ‘I dive in as fully as I possibly can.'”
Garfield again referenced the controversy in his latest interview, however This specific time offering a slightly different explanation.
“I think part of what I was trying to say was about inclusion along with about which openness to my impulses,” he said.
Watch Garfield talk about his ex-flame Stone within the video below.