H. Jon Benjamin Says This 'Bob's Burgers' Character Could Be Gay

The actor weighs in on the speculation surrounding Gene Belcher's sexuality.

Although Gene Belcher, the middle child of Bob and Linda Belcher on Fox's "Bob's Burgers," has history with fellow classmateCourtney, his sexuality may be more fluid than explicitly mentioned on the show.

H. Jon Benjamin, who voices Bob on the show, sat down with HuffPost Live and explained that thehilarious character could one day realize he's queer, as some have speculated.

"He's shapely and he's not athletic. There's a lot of people who've contended that he may be a gay man someday, and I hope so," Benjamin told hostNancy Redd.

While the show's writers seem to have left it open to interpretation, Benjamin said he thinks Gene's father would be totally supportive of him.

"Bob would be fine with it, too," he said. "But I don't know ... and I think that's something that's a mystery."

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