If a rumor comes out that I’m gay, I could care less. There are so many worse things that they could be saying.
CinemaSource: James Van Der Beek Interview: Dan Deevy, January 28, 2008 
You get a script and you love it. You find a director that you trust, and it becomes all about how do I commit to this as fully as possible? And the last thing you can afford to have in your mind is what are other people going to think of this?
CinemaSource: James Van Der Beek Interview: Dan Deevy, January 28, 2008