Lee Pace is a heartthrob who loves Heartstopper.
In a new interview with Vulture, the elven king spoke about a variety of topics — from starring in multiple classic cult TV series like Pushing Daisies and Halt and Catch Fire, to his time at Julliard, and coming out in a New York Times profile back in 2018:
"I never really thought I was in. I never felt like that was a choice I made," Pace answered when asked about publicly coming out. "But the media has a way of talking about things. I feel strongly, and did then as I do now, that I reserve my right to contain multitudes, and I would wish the same for all other actors. I reserve my right to explore all the different facets of humanity through my work and in my life."
Then the Bodies Bodies Bodies actor asked the Vulture interviewer, Kathryn VanArendonk, if she has seen Heartstopper, and when she answered by calling the Netflix series "beautiful," he agreed:
"Isn’t it beautiful? It’s so, so good. And one of the actors faced a similar Tower of Babel about the whole thing. It’s absurd," Pace continued, referring to Heartstopper actor Kit Connor being "forced" to come out as bisexual last month.
"I look at him, and he’s so great in the show, and all I think is, I want to see what else you do. I want to see all of the people you inhabit in your career. I actually don’t care about anything else. I don’t want to know it; it’s none of my business anyway."
"I’d rather take your word for it than some kind of hot take on it, you know?" Pace explained. "He’ll choose to reveal himself in the work he does, in the way he interprets characters, in the way he chooses the characters he wants to play."
While he doesn't normally discuss his relationships or dating history, earlier this year Pace did confirm in an interview with GQ Hype, that he got married to Matthew Foley, a fashion executive at Thom Browne.
"What I'll say about being married, it was once described to me as an endless sleepover with your weirdest friend," said Pace. "In our experience, that is absolutely true. If you've found one person you can be weird around, hold on tight."
Like us, Pace is also probably impatiently waiting for the second season of Heartstopper. Until then, watch the full Vulture Festival interview with Pace below.