“Not (because) of static on social media (although that has centered the issue),” the caption read. “I just don’t want to play straight characters. Their stories have been told (and told).”
“Prison Break” aired on Fox from 2005 to 2009 and briefly returned to the network in 2017 for a fifth season.
“No more Michael. If you were a fan of the show, hoping for additional seasons… I understand this is disappointing,” he wrote on Instagram. “I’m sorry. If you’re hot and bothered bec you fell in love with a fictional straight man played by a real gay one…That’s your work.”