That's because, for fans at least, his sexual orientation is more than a non-event--it's a trait they're willing to embrace both in real life and in fiction.
They're so enthusiastically supportive in fact, that it begs the question: where does the pressure for a heartthrob like Haynes to be heterosexual even come from?
"I feel like it's a little soon but, everybody deals with their things in different ways. "Apparently we didn’t have chemistry," Rickards recalled with a laugh.
a show whose fanbase ardently 'ships two heterosexual characters Stiles (Dylan O'Brien) and Derek (Tyler Hoechlin) to be together.
Fans have shown fervent love for this fictional homosexual relationship through GIF sets, fan fiction and more.
I feel like Felicity is just trying to figure things out, like we all are. She's just really trying, and she's trying to be honest and get through it." EXCLUSIVE: 'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Reveals His Best On-Screen Kiss But not everyone is ready to see Felicity move on! I mean, I still am, but I still had hope for, like, somehow Roy and Felicity…" "It would never happen!
Emily Bett Rickards, the actress who plays Felicity, is ready to set that record straight. He will hug a pillow, much like I’m hugging a pillow right now, but he’ll do it in private. “We meet him in episode one, he dies in act four.” “And Felicity cries, and Oliver’s there to cover the tears,” Rickards added. Don’t look at me,’” Amell adds, feigning playful ignorance.
Emily Bett Rickards (born July 24, 1991) is a Canadian actress, known for portraying Felicity Smoak on The CW television series Arrow as well as its spinoff series The Flash, Vixen and Legends of Tomorrow. Beginning on her career path at a young age, she introduced herself to musical theatre and dance, with the hope of later introducing herself to more serious acting.