He admitted to a US magazine and said:
"I definitely hooked up with a lot of girls when I was a young guy on Broadway. It was exciting. Very joyous and free." But he still insists his sex symbol status does not sit well.
Matthew Morrison also said:
"I'm not comfortable with the idea of my sex appeal, but I know in my job I have to use it," "I wish I could say I got to this point in my career based on my talent, but I don't think that's true."
He says he has used his experiences to try to help his younger co-stars in Glee and drive them away from being too headline hungry. "I've taken a few under my wing. I don't want to say they idolise me, but.".