The charismatic Walking Dead comic book character Paul Monroe, otherwise known as Jesus, was defined as a gay character a long time ago, but the television version of the character didn’t have quite as clear a definition.
The actor who plays Jesus, now known as Paul Rovia, in the TV series was asked to comment. Thomas Payne told the Huffington Post that bringing that aspect to the TV version of the character.
When asked about the possibility of seeing that element of Jesus on screen, Payne didn’t confirm it no much as ask “why wouldn’t he be?”
Well, in the back of today’s Walking Dead #164 comic book, Robert Kirkman says “if I was coy before… I’ll be less so know. Jesus is gay on the TV show as well.”
So, there you go, from the creator of The Walking Dead. If you were in any doubt. Oh and while we’re looking at today’s Walking Dead…