Sara Gilbert made a confession that seems like it would embarrass her "The Big Bang Theory" costar Johnny Galecki. According to a Sept. 13 report by Access Hollywood, she revealed that she realized she was gay while she was dating him.
During Thursday's episode of "The Talk," Sara pointed out that discovering one's sexuality can be a struggle. She then recounted her own story about how she found out that she was definitely a lesbian, with her journey beginning during her days on "Roseanne."
According to Sara, she had a crush on "super cute" costar Johnny Galecki. However, things didn't go very well when the couple started dating. "He would come over and we would, like, make out, and then I would start to get depressed," she said. "[I] eventually told him I thought it was about my sexuality and he was super sweet about it."
It might be easy to make jokes about how Johnny turned Sara Gilbert into a lesbian, but obviously this didn't happen. Sara probably just felt like she needed to date a guy since society wasn't so accepting of the LGBT community back then, so she sort of experimented with Johnny.
Even though things didn't work out between Sara and Johnny, the pair remained such good friends that they appeared together on "The Big Bang Theory," and Johnny was one of the few people who knew about Sara's secret relationship with an older celebrity. Sara also said that she called Johnny before telling her story on "The Talk," and he was completely supportive of her decision. He even offered to appear on the show with her to hold her hand.
Johnny sounds like the sweetest guy ever, but he's had horrible luck when it comes to dating costars. He dated another "The Big Bang Theory" costar, Kaley Cuoco, for two years. They kept their relationship secret, and Kaley once described it as "wonderful." However, Johnny hasn't give up on dating actresses -- he was most recently linked to "Horns" beauty Kelli Garner. Sara has also found love and is engaged to Linda Perry, and she wants other young people struggling with their sexuality to know that it really does get better.