From a recent New York Times Magazine story
"And everyone was always saying how nice he was. But Will's really not that nice. He likes to cause trouble. You know, when Will was at U.S.C., he tried to convince his frat that they should turn gay. He told them it would promote brotherhood and that they could save money on beer because there would be no women around to drink it."
Ferrell laughed. "Half the guys really thought I was serious," he said, sounding a little jubilant. "They found no humor in the idea whatsoever."