True Blood's Ryan Kwanten Opens Up About Gay Brother

Aussie hottie talks to The Advocate about family, True Blood, and about covering his manhood during his naked scenes

By Marc Malkin, Brett Malec Nov 18, 2010 10:00 PMTags
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As if there weren't enough reasons to love Ryan Kwanten, he's giving us some more.

Not only does the Aussie hottie talk to The Advocate about the possibility of his True Blood character getting it on with a guy, he also opens up to the mag about having a gay brother...

"My youngest brother, Lloyd, is gay," says the 33-year-old actor. "He's a doctor, so he got every ounce of intelligence in the family. He was probably about 18 when he came out, and I can wholeheartedly tell you that from the day that he did, he was a changed man for the better. The sheer beauty of who he is really came through."

Too friggin' sweet!

As for seeing his small-screen alter ego Jason Stackhouse getting in on any of the HBO series' same-sex loving, Kwanten doesn't rule it out.

"Well, there are more seasons to come, so there's still many an opportunity," Kwanten says. "I'm sure Alan Ball's concocting some road to take Jason down that he's never been down before."

He also wouldn't mind following in costar Stephen Moyer's charitable footsteps by auctioning off the cloth pouch he uses to hide his manhood during some of the shows more revealing scenes.

"Well, I've gone through more than one, so there might be a couple out there," he jokes. "I'll have to speak to Audrey, our wardrobe designer, and see if she can track one down. There's quite a collection, actually—one for every mood."