Matt Bomer doesn't regret missing out on a role in the movie Barbie. The actor appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and discussed how he auditioned to play one of the Kens in the Greta Gerwig-directed blockbuster. Bomer recalled getting into the audition process and trying out different looks for the character.
However, he ultimately decided not to take the role due to his other projects coming to fruition and the long time commitment it would require. When asked if he thought he should have done Barbie, Bomer replied, "No." He expressed admiration for Gerwig and the cast of the film, stating that they made a perfect movie. Bomer also mentioned that he preferred to keep his family out of the limelight and allow his children to have a normal childhood. He shares three sons with his husband, Simon Halls.