I love you and I think it's really important and I'm so proud of you. If you want, I will be there and I will hold your hand,'" Gilbert said.
"And I just thought that was so sweet, and this story really makes Johnny look good." Watch Gilbert's emotional revelation below.
co-host Sara Gilbert addressed rumors that she had begun dating producer Linda Perry.
The topic of celebrities and privacy arose and co-host Aisha Tyler mentioned the photos that were taken over the weekend that spawned the reports Gilbert had started a new relationship.
Gilbert noted at the end of her confession that she had given Galecki a heads up that she would be discussing this on , and he offered to come on the show to hold her hand while she did it.) The former child star, now 38 and engaged to Linda Perry, noted that Galecki never betrayed her trust by telling anyone what she had told him — but she lived in fear anyway. "When I talk about my sexuality on the show or in public, I still feel really scared," Gilbert admitted, her voice breaking.
"I want people to know there can still be a struggle with it and that's okay," Gilbert explained.
"It's a process and there can be a part of you that doesn't want to feel different or feel scared." Fall Preview: Get scoop on 40 of your favorite returning shows Before sharing her story, Gilbert, who has guest-starred on Galecki's show reached out to her ex and good friend.
"I called him and I just said, 'Is it OK — I'm thinking of talking about this," Gilbert said, adding with a laugh, "The story sort of starts with you.
And I've got to say I made out with you and got depressed, which is kind of a bummer." Galecki remained as supportive as ever."[He said,] 'Of course.