Brad Bottig is Sue's flamboyant best friend, and ex-boyfriend. They dated during Thanksgiving but shortly broke up when Sue found out Brad is a smoker. He was sent to a religious academy to fix this problem, and remains friends with Sue. He is also good friends with Carly, though it seems that he is closer to Sue. He is very bubbly, and it seems that he is very kind. He's also a very loyal friend. Frankie and Mike both suspect he is gay; however, both Sue and Brad seemed oblivious of their suspicions. He dated Carly for one episode, which made Sue very jealous, leading to Carly and Brad's breakup. At some point, Sue also begins to suspect that he is gay. In Risky Business, Brad is about to come out to her, and she says, "I know." hugs him, and supports him. He also was on the wrestling team.