[25], Best Supporting Young Actor Age Ten and Under in a Feature Film, Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign, "UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017", "Watch out world! Andi Mack. I saw so many of you watch Cyrus come out and said "Hey! He has also acted in commercials for Space Center Houston and Safeco Insurance, and a video e-card for americangreetings.com. Rush added what makes him most proud are his LGBTQ fans who've been moved by his character's story line. ", "Ed Markey Is the Favorite of Gen Z Voters in the Massachusetts Senate Race", "Andi Mack actor Joshua Rush comes out as bisexual", "Joshua Rush Opens Up About His Parents Getting a Divorce", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Joshua_Rush&oldid=980788795, Wikipedia pending changes protected pages, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Best Young Ensemble in a Television Series, This page was last edited on 28 September 2020, at 13:19. Who is Joshua Rush dating now? Before working on Heroes, Rush appeared on Private Practice. "I saw so many of you watch Cyrus come out and said 'Hey! [15], Rush started a weekly news series on social media in 2018, titled News in a Rush, covering politics and current events in minute-long videos aimed to make younger viewers understand certain topics. "[18], Rush was a surrogate for the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign. Asher Angel. He voiced Toby in Netflix and DreamWorks Animation's The Adventures of Puss in Boots and Breehn on Cartoon Network's Clarence. From 2017 to 2019, he gained prominence through his role as Cyrus Goodman, the first gay main character on Disney Channel, the first to have a male love interest, TJ Kippen (Luke Mullen),[10][11] and one of the two best friends of the title character on the Disney Channel series Andi Mack. "Thank you to you for giving me the courage to know who I am and tell you this today," he wrote. "Instead of feeling the courage to tell you today that I am an out and proud bisexual man because of the character I played for four years, I feel that courage thinking of all of you, who felt emboldened by Cyrus to come out. In 2010, Rush began portraying a young version of Zachary Levi's character Chuck Bartowski on Chuck. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. How ironic, isn't it, that me, playing that character, never had mustered up that courage? i have so many bi jokes ive been waiting to drop this is so exciting. "Happy 20biteen! it's me. ", More: Cameron Boyce's 'sudden unexpected' death was caused by epilepsy, coroner rules, Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dead At Age 20. joshua rush is now < > Most recent. I can be me!" [21] He then volunteered for Senator Ed Markey's reelection campaign, as well as interviewing several down-ballot congressional candidates. [20] Rush told Teen Vogue in an October 2019 interview that he identifies "as a Democrat, probably on the more progressive wing. Even though his character was openly gay, Rush confessed he experienced self-loathing toward his own sexuality. i'm bi.". Joshua Rush Fans Also Viewed . The same year he also appeared on Medium as Tanner Campbel, the boy in the banana costume, and on Criminal Minds as Ronny Downey. Despite appearing as the network's first regularly appearing LGBTQ character, Rush said he struggled to be honest about his sexuality in real life. Premieres In Its Newest Form This July", "Joshua Rush Breaks Down Current Events Series 'News In A Rush': Kids 'Deserve' To Know Facts", "Why Joshua Rush's 'News in a Rush' Series is Important", "Joshua Rush Thinks a Lot More Celebrities Should Get Political", "Joshua Rush sees 'Andi Mack' as one step toward change", "March to the Polls with Josh Rush and SMC Students for Bernie! [8] In 2009, Rush appeared on The Jay Leno Show as the "Super Duper Nanny Son." "First to respond to this tweet is bi lol," he tweeted. Link. The young actor also said he had a close friend come out to him in fifth grade. The Lion Guard. Joshua Rush, Actor: Andi Mack.