Maulik Pancholy, 30 Rock’s own real-life Smithers, came out — and as gay, too, not just as Donaghy-sexual. “I just celebrated my nine-year anniversary with my partner,” he says. “It feels like a nice time to be celebrating something like that, especially on the heels of the DOMA and Prop 8 decisions.”

Maulik Pancholy, 30 Rock’s own real-life Smithers, came out — and as gay, too, not just as Donaghy-sexual. “I just celebrated my nine-year anniversary with my partner,” he says. “It feels like a nice time to be celebrating something like that, especially on the heels of the DOMA and Prop 8 decisions.”