Omar Sharif Jr: My grandfather didn’t care that I’m gay

The grandson of famed Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, has said the famous actor never had an issue with his sexuality.

The grandson of famed Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, has said the famous actor never had an issue with his sexuality.
Omar Sharif Jr, who recently came out as gay, said he never spoke about his sexuality with his grandfather, but that he knew he was gay and nothing changed.

“Before anything, in the eyes of my grandparents, I was a grandson,” he told Deutsche Welle Arabic.

“It was never a topic of conversation in our relationship. It never changed. We never spoke about it and to them, I was still just Omar.”

Sharif, who was nominated for an Oscar for his role in ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, passed away earlier this month, aged 83.

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