Sean Hayes Engaged To Boyfriend Scott Icenogle
Sean Hayes, who played Jack McFarland on Will & Grace, revealed that he’s engaged to his longtime boyfriend Scott Icenogle.
Sean Hayes Engaged
Hayes, known for keeping his private life private, drew attention while appearing on The Talk this week wearing a band on his left ring finger. Though rumors began to swirl that he and Icenogle had tied the knot, Hayes' reps cleared the air, confiming that the two had been engaged for some time but had yet to say “I do.”
“Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle have been together for eight years. They are not yet married, but they have been engaged for quite some time,” Hayes's rep told RumorFix.
It's unknown exactly when Hayes and Icenogle became engaged, though Hayes was also spotted wearing the ring last month at a charity event.
Hayes, who most recently starred in the short-lived Sean Saves the World, came out in 2010 in the Advocate after years of weathering specualtion about his sexuality. According to the article, prior coming out, Hayes would respond to questions about whether or not he was gay by saying, “When I play a gay character I want to be as believable as possible. And when I’m playing a straight character I also want to be as believable as possible. So the less that people know about my personal life, the more believable I can be as a character.”
Referring to Icenogle, who he did not refer to by name, the actor offered, "I spend time with a special someone in my life."
As for his career, Hayes was added as a series regular to CBS sitcom The Millers. He's also working on the live weekly comedy series Hospitality.
Icenogle is a Los Angeles-based music producer and composer.