Garrett Clayton has steadily built a gay following in recent years. Although he got his start with Disney Channel titles like Teen Beach Movie andShake It Up, he's gone on to some more mature roles recently. In 2016, he starred as Brent Corrigan alongside James Franco and Christian Slater in the gay porn true crime movie, King Cobra.
In his latest film, Reach, he plays a young man contemplating suicide. But when he befriends another boy, he begins to realize his reasons to live.
Clayton recently took to Instagram with a post about his role in the film. He took the opportunity to reveal his own past struggles with bullying and depression. He also came out, revealing he's "been in a relationship with for a long time" with a man who's helped him through those struggles.
Read Clayton's full statement in the caption below: