Yes that may all be true. Certainly many people end up feeling they could be friends or close to a famous person based on interviews. You don't need to change your sexual orientation to feel like that however.
Anyway I'm not speaking for those who posted about picking her if they were to "turn gay", I'm speaking for myself. I think maybe they posted that way to make it a bigger compliment as to how much they liked Woll. That's my speculation.. and if so people are taking them much more literally then what they intended.