When Charlie Hunnam isn’t recognizing his own beauty and starring in awful movies about King Arthur, he thinks back to the past. It was 17 years ago that he got his big break as ultra-twink Nathan in the original Queer As Folk series in the UK (avoid the US version unless you’re a big Sharon Gless fan).
For those of you not in the know, Queer As Folk broke ground by being a fairly realistic series about gay dudes. “Realistic,” meaning that the gays were the main characters, they had sex, and they weren’t the human equivalent of an exotic purse for Carrie Bradshaw.
In an interview with The Sun (via GayTimes), Charlie said he’d definitely take part in a reunion.
Explaining he’s proud of his involvement with the ground-breaking Channel 4 series, Charlie confirmed that he’d like to see Queer as Folk back on our screens. He said: “I’d be game for a reunion. It’s a long time ago, I’m an old bastard now – that was 20 years ago.”
Charlie ran into his Queer As Folk co-star Aiden Gillen on the King Arthur: Legend of the Sword set and pledged his undying loyalty for helping him make it big. And by “making it big,” I mean tossing his salad!
Adding of his former Queer as Folk co-star: “I always felt like I owed him a grand debt of gratitude. I really thanked him for the impact he had on me. He thought I was mad but I felt it deeply.”
Oh, he felt it deeply, alright. Ok, the truth is, I’m pretty sure the original Queer Is Folk was so celebrated is because Charlie Hunnam got rimmed by another dude on camera. That’s a big deal. But(t), we’ve all seen Charlie Hunnam’s ass. Who wouldn’t want to eat it? Everyone wants to bite that ass. Heads of state… nuns… people in comas…