Bomer first acknowledged he was gay and in a relationship with the publicist at the Desert AIDS Project’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards in Palm Springs in 2012, a year after the couple wed.
The “White Collar” star thanked Halls and their three kids during his acceptance speech. The couple has 6-year-old twins and an 8-year-old.
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"I'd really especially like to thank my beautiful family: Simon, Kit, Walker, Henry," he told the crowd. "Thank you for teaching me what unconditional love is. You will always be my proudest accomplishment. God bless you."
In his latest role, Bomer plays a gay man dying of AIDS in director Ryan Murphy’s HBO adaptation of the play “The Normal Heart.”
He told Details that he first read the piece by playwright Larry Kramer as a high school student in the Houston suburbs.
"At that time, I was clueless and obviously in a different place in relation to my sexuality," he said. "I was in romantic relationships with girls -- whatever that means at 14. And it completely rocked my world… it's just an amazing call to arms."
"The Normal Heart" premieres May 25 on HBO.
Actor Matthew Bomer dropped a bombshell during a recent interview with Details magazine, revealing he secretly wed boyfriend Simon Halls… three years ago!