July 20th, 2011
01:54 PM ET
If you still check ZachBraff.com, a site that the actor's rep says has been dormant since 2006, you would've seen a note posted this morning purportedly from Braff revealing that he was gay.
The letter, addressed to Braff's fans, says in part: "I have been hiding this secret inside me for too long...The human mind can only bare [sic] so much before it explodes in emotions, and well... it is time I let the world know. I am excited and proud to announce that I am an open member of the homosexual community."
But the letter was the work of a hacker, Braff's rep confirms to CNN.
The actor, who stars in the upcoming "Oz: The Great and the Powerful," adds that he's "still straight. But not too straight; still love musicals and brunch..."
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