Here’s How Thomas Brodie-Sangster Gay Rumors' Originated!

Here’s How Thomas Brodie-Sangster Gay Rumors' Originated!

In the entertainment field, many great actors have played the role of gay despite being straight. 

Thomas Brodie-Sangster, whose role as Newt in the movie Maze Runner: The Death Cure, raised questions regarding his sexuality. The character he played in the movie was interpreted in several ways by fans, and one of his "close to kissing" scenes with his co-star even speculation on his sexuality among the people.

There’s also no denying he has lots of gay fans!

Is Thomas Brodie’s Character Newt Gay?

In the movie Maze Runner, Thomas’ perfectly interpreted role of Newt spread the speculations around of him being gay in real life. However, the scene in 'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' which caused the gay rumor was the Dare scene where Newt and Thomas (portrayed by Dylan O'Brien) was dared to kiss each other.

Here’s How Thomas Brodie-Sangster Gay Rumors' Originated!
The scene from The Maze Runner that started Thomas's gay rumor (

Accepting the dare, Newt and Thomas almost kissed, but Thomas at the last moment backed out, and both of them started laughing. 

The almost kiss scene was liked by many to the point that on YouTube, people started  making videos shipping them with the title “Newtmas.”

In conclusion, both the character Newt and Thomas might not be gay, but they shared a very understanding bond might be a friend and brother. 

Thomas Actually Has A Girlfriend

Thomas is currently dating his girlfriend Gzi Wisdom, a native of Australia.

Here’s How Thomas Brodie-Sangster Gay Rumours' Originated!
Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Gzi Wisdom 

According to, back in September 2019, the couple were spotted on Malibu Beach. Thomas went shirtless with a pair of black swimming shorts and glass, whereas Gzi opted for a striped swimsuit. 

The couple had a relaxing day off enjoying their fruits and coconut water. After their off-day was over, they head over to their destination on a motorcycle where Gzi was holding onto his waist for the ride home. 

Moreover, Thomas's girlfriend also often posts pictures together on her Instagram, where she has 47.5K followers and counting. On the contrary, Thomas verified Instagram account, having 409K followers, has only three posts; thus, his fans have to wait for him to post pictures together with his better half.

Prior to dating Gzi, Thomas previously dated Patience Harding from 2008 to 2009. Later, he began dating actress Isabella Melling. They had a four years long relationship before separating their ways in the year 2016. 

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