Wentworth Miller Quits ‘Prison Break’ to Portray Important Queer Characters
Wentworth Miller – who rose to fame while playing protagonist Michael Scofield in FOX drama Prison Break – has officially left the show before its sixth season because his character is straight.
Miller posted a blank square to his Instagram to make the announcement, and while the actor acknowledged that he receives positive comments from fans on social media, he then turned his attention to the DMs he “appreciates less”.
“I’m not concerned for myself. I can’t be “bullied” in this space. I have too much power. “Delete. Block. Deactivate.” Etc.”, he wrote.
“But I take seriously the possibility of queer kids visiting here, recently out of the closet or exploring the idea… I don’t want them exposed to bullshit.”
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