Married dad Vinnie admitted: “I"ve got a big gay following. I was very popular in West Hollywood when I was shooting X-Men with all those leather straps. “We had a producer who used to call me 'The Brute" and I"d play up to it by grabbing him.
“I get gay fan mail too. It makes a change to the years when I was a midfielder for Wimbledon. Our groupies had builders" bums." Vinnie insisted that when it came to attracting female fans he always thought that he was “too big and too ugly".