‘Shameless': Mickey Comes Out, Crushing Gay Stereotypes, Along With Ribs

Mickey Milkovich, the temperamental gay thug played brilliantly by Noel Fisher, came out of the closet in foul-mouthed, violent fashion on Sunday's “Shameless,” shattering stereotypes along with shot glasses in a brutal bar room fight.

“I just want everybody here to know I'm f–king gay,” Mickey announces to a watering hole filled with family members after his son's christening. “Big old mo.”

Instead of a receiving a welcoming embrace, Mickey is pummeled by his father, inspiring a bloody brawl that nearly lands him in jail. It's the kind of four-letter fun — “no hugging, no learning” — that “Shameless offers up at its best.




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