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So it's little wonder that Essence magazine gave Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett and Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray their own front covers as well a creating a fourth showing them all for its June Vacation Issue, out on Friday.Keeping it in the family: Empire's 'brothers' Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray, Trai Byers and Jussie Smollett shared a front cover for Essence magazine, which also gave each of the hunks their own special cover And he was so eager to land the role in the show about the founder of a record label dying of ALS who must choose one of his three sons as a successor, that he took to social media to contact creator, Lee Daniels.Smollett began his acting career as a child, co-starring in the films The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner's North (1994).On television, he starred alongside his five real-life siblings in the short-lived ABC sitcom On Our Own from 1994–95.In an interview with Ellen De Generes conducted backstage at Ellen, he confirmed that he is gay and explained why he's never felt the need to discuss his personal life."There's never been a closet. I don't own a closet, I got a dresser, but I don't have a closet, but I have a home and that is my responsibility to protect that home. So that's why I choose not to talk about my personal life. So, let's not read into it in the wrong way when I say that I don't talk about my personal life, I'm saying that. So I'm honored for this opportunity and I'm honored to be here with you."Until his conversation with De Generes, Smollett consistently refused to discuss his sexuality in interviews, telling Sway on his radio show a few weeks ago that fans shouldn't assume that he's gay."I'm not willing to confirm or deny anything. If someone is looking for a box to put me in, that's not going to happen," he said.
What you've done in the LGBT community is very much, in my opinion, kind of like what Michael Jackson did with the black community — just that you are who you are.PHOTOS: Stars' coming-out stories "That's why I choose not to talk about my personal life," he shared."But there is, without a doubt, no closet that I've ever been in, and I just wanted to make that clear, but it was most important for me to make that clear to you, on your show, at this time in the world.The rising star, 31, stopped by De Generes' show on Monday, March 9, to promote his role on , which also stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Though he skirted a question about his personal life during their actual interview, he later sought out the host backstage for a special heart-to-heart.PHOTOS: Out and proud celebs "It was very, very important to me that my first performance and talk show, that it was with you," he told her.