The long-running ABC medical drama is adding its first gay male surgeon to the cast.
Isaiah Washington breaks his silence
Awards for Isaiah Washington. While being interviewed on the red carpet prior to the awards, Washington joked, "I love gay. And, yes, of course there have been gay male characters on the show before, but not as surgeons. When was the last time you talked to Shonda? He also disputed the accusations made by Knight, who he claimed was misrepresenting himself out of disappointment over his character. I can only apologize so many times. Retrieved February 17,
Shortly after the details of the argument became public, Knight publicly disclosed that he was gay. Nico Kim on a recurring basis in the upcoming season. Screen Actors Guild Awards. This content is available customized for our international audience. Washington at the San Diego Comic-Con. Not only will viewers see a gay male character mixing it up with their favorite doctors on one of the most popular shows on television, but they'll also be watching a character and actor Asian descent.