Michele Morrone is NOT GAY: '365 Days' actor debunks rumors after shirtless selfie with Simone Susinna
Michele Morrone posted a 'cozy' shirtless picture with '365 Days' co-star, Simone Susinna and captioned it 'I am a liar'
Update: "I didn't come out (as gay)" clarified actor Michele Morrone on Instagram stories after reports he may have opened up about his sexuality. He didn't just laugh off the rumors, but also assured all that he is a "big supporter of the LGBTQIA+ community."
“This morning, I woke up with my team calling me and saying, ‘Hey, there’s a lot of articles…saying that you came out,’ because of the picture I took with Simone. He became a very good friend of mine, we’re like brothers. We’re shooting a movie together. Guys, it was just a picture. Nothing more,” Morrone said to his fans.
The actor also addressed the caption that confused many fans. “An actor is a kind of liar. That’s why I wrote that. Acting…someone who is not. I didn’t come out,” he continued. “So, I’m so sorry for the confusion. As I said, I’m a big supporter of the LGBT community. There’s a lot of young guys and young girls…they would love to come out but they don’t do it because of their families. You know, happiness is priceless, guys.”
He signed off saying, “Peace and love, I love you so much."
'365 days' actor, Michele Morrone's latest Instagram post has all his fans going bonkers over the possibility of him being gay. Michele posted a 'cozy' shirtless picture with Netflix show '365 Days' co-star, Simone Susinna and captioned it as "I am a liar." Morrone's post, which comes out at the beginning of the PRIDE month has his fans wondering if the actor is coming out of the closet.
Simone also posted the same picture with the same caption on his IG handle. The comments sections of both the actors' Instagram post swarmed with comments of 'overwhelmed' fans asking whether the actor is gay. Only a few weeks ago Morrone had informed the fans that the shooting of the second part of '365 days' has started.
Who is Michele Morrone?
Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy, on October 3, 1990, Michele Morrone is an Italian actor, model, singer, and fashion designer, known to have appeared in both Italian and Polish films. The actor was shot to overnight fame with Netflix's erotic drama, '365 days'.
Morrone had decided to become an actor at the age of 11 after watching 'Harry Potter'. He studied professional acting in a theatre in the city of Pavia, at the Teatro Fraschini di Pavia. Morrone's acting debut came in 2011 when he played the role of Riccardo in 'Second Chance', a three-episode web series. In 2012, he appeared in a music video by the Italian girl band, 'Makay'. Morrone took part in the eleventh season of the Italian version of 'Dancing with the Stars' ('Ballando con le Stelle'), in 2016, where he was placed second.
Morrone shot to fame after portraying a mafia boss, 'Massimo Torricelli', in '365 Days'. The film was released in theatres in Poland on February 7, 2020, and was made available on Netflix on June 7, 2020. Morrone signed a three-year contract with the production company and will be filming two more films to complete the trilogy.
Morrone's stint in '365 days' has his fans drooling over his insanely hot looks since then and his latest post has shocked his fans. One fan tweeted, "Did Michele Morrone just came out as gay?" Another wrote, "I give up on men if michele morrone comes out as gay."
Did Michele Morrone just came out as gay?— Lιηα 💫 ama is F'd (@linab14) June 1, 2021
I give up on men if michele morrone comes out as gay— duu🫀 (@duushee) June 1, 2021
One tweet read, "Wait is Michele Morrone gay? Because my stupid irl gc are all freaking out about this, like bitch you didn’t have a chance in the first place If so, I just wanna say holy fuck because those dudes together are literally bye." Another one of Morrone's fans tweeted, "Not the girls in my class crying in the groupchat because michele morrone is gay."
Wait is Michele Morrone gay? Because my stupid irl gc are all freaking out about this, like bitch you didn’t have a chance in the first place🤦🏻♀️— Zahra²⁸ - Happy Pride Month💗🌈 (@_NHLLZ) June 1, 2021
If so, I just wanna say holy fuck because those dudes together are literally 🔥🔥 bye
not the girls in my class crying in the groupchat because michele morrone is gay pic.twitter.com/lNctbXTUaT— loulou生🥟 (@seolarhyunie) June 1, 2021
WAIT IS MICHELE MORRONE GAY???!!!! you’ve got to be kidding me!!! pic.twitter.com/RrqonKOnht— emjayy™️ (@maha_mubashar) June 1, 2021
Morrone was married to a Lebanese fashion designer, Rouba Saadeh in 2014. The couple got divorced in 2018. The actor has two sons, Marcus, 6, and Brado, 4.