Ben Barnes, star of “Shadow and Bone,” hasn’t revealed his relationship status despite dating rumors.
Ben Barnes, an English actor, has certainly come a long way and achieved fame, playing roles as diverse as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia and General Kirigan in the 2021 series Shadow and Bone.
But his supporters’ worries about his sexuality and the secrecy surrounding his relationship status have persisted in the past.
Gay Scene Was the Origin of Gay Rumors
The rumors about Barnes’ homosexuality didn’t start out anywhere. It all began after he kissed Ben Chaplin’s character Basil Hallward in the motion picture Damian Gray.
In an unexpected turn of events, he had an intimate connection with the same-sex character while playing the primary role of Damian Gray. His persona, who was not gay, lived a hedonistic lifestyle.
In the fictitious television program Westworld, the British actor furthermore portrayed a homosexual role.
Although he played gay roles, this didn’t prove anything conclusive about his sexual orientation. The Gold-Digger actor, after all, has never made any remarks about his sexuality.
He has only ever explained his selection of gay authors. He claimed that everyone was interested in the subject of sexuality in a 2008 interview with the magazine Interview.
Nothing can be determined for the time being till and unless the Londoner is open about his choice or relationship status.
Have Several Actresses Linked To It
Barnes has been linked to numerous Hollywood actresses, but his reported connection has never materialized.
He was said to be dating British actress Tamsin Egerton in September 2009. However, when Egerton refuted dating rumors, saying they were only close friends, it was shown that the stories were false.
The actor who plays The Punisher has previously been linked to actresses like Felicity Jones and Meganne Young. However, neither of the famous people addressed the relationship or verified it.
Then, in January 2021, it was reported that the 37-year-old actor was dating his lifelong friend Julianne Hough. The romance rumors began after their amicable encounter at Salt & Straw in Los Angeles for an ice cream date. The source close to the pair, however, once more refuted the rumor.