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May 6, 2014

'I frankly did not think people would be that interested. I certainly didn’t think it was going to be on the CNN ticker'

When Matt Bomer publicly thanked husband Simon Halls and their three children while accepting an award at a 2012 Desert AIDS Project event in Palm Springs, he wasn't expecting headlines.

But he got them.

'I frankly did not think people would be that interested. I certainly didn’t think it was going to be on the CNN ticker,' the actor says in an Out Magazine cover story published today.

April 23, 2014

Actor reveals that he and Hollywood publicist Simon Halls wed in 2011 - the year before he came out publicly

It was no secret that Matt Bomer isn't single.

But until now, it had been a secret that he is married.

The star of TV's White Collar and of the upcoming HBO movie The Normal Heart has revealed that he and longtime partner Simon Halls have been married since 2011 to Details magazine.

The couple are raising three sons: an eight-year-old and six-year-old twins.

October 7, 2012

Gay actor and his partner has won an Inspiration award from the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

Gay actor Matt Bomer has spoken about growing up gay and closeted in an award acceptance speech.

Speaking at a Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network ceremony in Palm Springs, the actor and his partner Simon Halls were honored with the Inspiration Award.

‘When I was in high school, there was no safe haven, there was no outlet for you to speak your mind,’ Bomer said.

August 9, 2012

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network to present couple with its Inspiration Award

It was at an awards ceremony in Palm Springs last February that Matt Bomer publicly thanked his longtime partner, publicist Simon Halls, and their three children for the first time.

In October, he will be accepting another award - this time with Halls, a well-known Hollywood publicist whose clients include Ridley Scott, Sam Mendes, Ang Lee, Tom Ford, Jude Law, and Annette Bening.

June 26, 2012

'I never really endeavored to hide anything'

Matt Bomer, busy promoting Magic Mike this week, opened up about his decision to go public about his sexuality earlier this year.

Bomer was subtle about it, mentioning partner Simon Halls and their three children in an awards show speech.

May 25, 2012

'It took me a couple of months to shake this movie off'

Matt Bomer  admits that before he began filming his role as a stripper in the upcoming feature film Magic Mike, he went waxing.

He and three of his co-stars, Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello, reveal such manscaping secrets in the current issue of Entertainment Weekly - part of the major promotional push for the movie which hits theaters on June 29.

February 17, 2012

White Collar costar Tim DeKay says Bomer's decision may help others

It wasn't news to Matt Bomer's co-stars on the TV drama White Collar that the actor is gay.

But Tim DeKay and Tiffani Thiessen are both showing their support for Bomer's decision to publicly acknowledge his longtime partner, Simon Halls, and their three kids as he accepted an award last weekend in Palm Springs.

February 13, 2012

White Collar star thanks 'my beautiful family' at awards ceremony

Matt Bomer, star of USA Network's drama White Collar, has never denied that he is gay.

But he's never wanted to talk about it publicly either.

Over the weekend at an awards ceremony in Palm Springs, CA, the actor took a step towards being more open about his private life when he publicly thanked his longtime partner, publicist Simon Halls, and their three children.

Bomer received the New Generation Arts and Activism Award for his work in the fight against HIV/AIDS at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards on Saturday night.