In Tel Aviv, Neil Patrick Harris says he’s no gay icon

This year’s official international ambassador to Tel Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade says he has no interest in being a gay activist.

Neil Patrick Harris arrived in Israel today along with his husband, the chef and actor David Burtka, to headline Tel Aviv’s annual celebration of its famous gay-friendly scene.

But Harris, who has two children via surrogacy and is involved in various gay-affiliated advocacy groups, says he hardly considers himself an icon of the community.

He describes himself as “just a guy who is married to another guy” and says he has no interested in being “an ambassador for anything except my kids.”

Neil Patrick Harris looks on during an interview with the Associated Press in Tel Aviv, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

— AP

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