It's been a long time coming. In fact, it's been almost five years since Anderson Cooper and Jodie Foster were on the cover of OUT Magazine's 'Glass Closet' issue. But now, perhaps pressured by other celebrities and their subtle comings out, and by this recent Entertainment Weekly cover story that implicated him as a holdout as well, Anderson finally penned an email to Andrew Sullivan admiting, "The fact is, I'm gay." Also, he's super proud about it, and not ashamed, and his reasons for keeping it semi-hidden all this time were purely professional and blah blah blah. This both is and isn't a big deal. Yes, most of you already knew this (though a few of your straight gal pals probably wanted to given Andy the benefit of the doubt). But a lot of the country didn't, and now they will, and Anderson is a huge person in the news world at this point. Our first out major news anchor. DOn't expect him to go blabbing to OUT about whether he's a top or bottom or what his type is (but we're pretty sure he likes em dark/Latino and that he is a big bottom, but we digress). [NYT, Daily Beast]
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Tom and Katie are getting a divorce, ladies and gentlemen, and hopefully the Scientologists haven't reprogrammed all the spunk out of the poor girl. We mean rich girl. We're sure she's going to be very, very rich, and set for life, and that's swell. What a world. [People, HuffPo]
UPDATE: Let the Tom Cruise on Grindr memes begin! (See below)
UPDATE 2: Uh, so, does this blind item suggest that Tom may have been having a little secret affair with David Beckham? Whoa.
Jim Parsons, the Emmy-winning star of TV's barely watchable The Big Bang Theory, has just come out of the closet in the New York Times. He starred in The Normal Heart on Broadway last year and now he's doing even more Broadway, playing the lead in a revival of Harvey, and thus it seemed an appropriate time to admit what everyone pretty much already knew. Also, he's been in a relationship for ten years, so anyone who's really into dorks like him can just settle down... you can't have him. [OUT, US Weekly]
Wow, so, here's hottie Joe Jonas, whom we and everyone else has long had suspicions about, hanging out with an attractive dude at Coachella, sans shirt. This means nothing of course, but it looks like a love connection to us! Below, a couple of much clearer shots of Joe's nips and abs.
Returning to the subject of Kirk Cameron once and forever being a hot piece of ass regardless of his current religious proclivites, we turn your attention for the second time this week to Jeffery Self's new web series, solely because it contains footage of Kirk in his only real major film role, 1987's Like Father, Like Son, costarring Dudley Moore and Sean Astin. Just look at him in that cutoff T and running shorts. Those were some nice legs for a 17-year-old... anyway. Ahem. He's really really straight now. Really. Truly. Also, we're much bigger fans of Like Father, Like Son than we are of Torchsong Trilogy.
The gay webs are abuzz today with some new comments that fundamentalist zealot Kirk Cameron — who remains as hot as ever, btw — said on CNN with regard to homosexuality. Blah blah, he says we're destroying civilization, blah blah. While the various gay media outlets go berzerk over this for a few hours, please turn your attention to this blind item from a month ago regarding a certain very religious former teen heartthrob from "a couple of decades ago" who likes to cruise for guys in Griffith Park in L.A. and get off with them in his car. How many very religious former teen heartthrobs can you think of? Anyway. We'd still totally do him. [via Joe.My.God.]
Everyone's favorite Judy Garland cover-artist Rufus Wainwright, who famously spoke out against gay marriage in 2008 (saying he wasn't generally "a huge gay marriage supporter"), has changed his tune and announced that he'll wed swarthy boyfriend Jörn Weisbrodt in Montauk in August. Says Rufus to the Daily Mail, "I've been with Jörn for about five years, and I’m not finding anything better ... I just keep wanting to go back to him." Well, golly. The sex must be really, really good.
It should also be noted that his latest album, due out in May, is called "Out of the Game."
As you may remember, Rufus became a baby daddy last year when Lorca Cohen, daughter of Leonard, gave birth to baby Viva Katherine Wainwright Cohen, named in part for Rufus's late mom Kate McGarrigle. So yeah. The apron and the house in the suburbs can't be far behind.
We effing love Matt Bomer. If he were in this room right now, we would lick him up and down like a popsicle. Anyway, he's, like, married and stuff, and even though the gay press has pretty much known all along that the White Collar star — and soon to be star of the movie that will be the best picture of the year in the hearts of every gay in the land, Magic Mike — was an out homo in Hollywood, he hadn't been too vocal about it in public. Well, now, via this event on Saturday, he made a public statement thanking his "family" — partner Simon Halls, and their three children, Kit, Walker, and Henry — and saying, "Thank you for teaching me what unconditional love is." Below, the video, plus an added bonus.
Ho boy... Brooklyn chef Ty-Lor Boring, whom several mustache-loving homosexuals we know had already picked as their favorite on the current season of Top Chef, posed nude not too long ago for gay hipster mag Headmaster. And, as is the way with all things, the pictures have made their way to the internet and caught national attention.
You may have seen this faked People mag cover pop up in your Faceplace news feed yesterday, and then if you didn't read the flurry of comments like "It's a fake, gurl!" you might have gone to sleep believing that your one biggest wish had finally come true, and maybe finally 2012 would be your year. Alas, Taylor Lautner, however gay he may be, has not in fact told the world yet, and some clever prankster put this cover together using an old People— and stealing a quote from Lance Bass's coming out cover, "I'm more liberated and happy than I've ever been." Anyway, patience, queens. It'll happen soon enough. And now that this thing came out, Taylor's publicist is going to have to work overtime to keep up the straight story, and maybe even find him a new beard.
Having recovered, just barely, from a nasty bout of pneumonia, George Michael gives a little press conference saying that he 'nearly died,' and 'somebody thinks I've still got some work to do here.' [via Wicked Gay]
Apparently Demi Moore, fresh off the Ashton train, has been dating this handsome fella for a week or so now. We have no idea where Radar gets their information, but... His name is Scott-Vincent Borba. He is a "beauty mogul." His first name is hyphenated. And he wears mucho make-up. The end. [via Dlisted]
Here we go, kids, the greatest tabloid headline ever... this week. While US Weekly takes the mild road of discussing how Kris Humphries is looking to have his two-hour marriage to Kim Kardashian annulled, Star has gone ahead with 'Kim's Bombshell: Kris is Gay!' with the sub-head 'He wouldn't touch her after the honeymoon!' Anyway, we're sure it's total bullshit, but we're all for there being more out gay basketball players, ok? Even dumb-as-a-box-of-hair ones like Kris, because c'mon... you'd do him too. [Star]
Hugh Jackman, who worked out the kinks of a new autobiographical musical revue in San Francisco a few months ago -- and perhaps worked in a few kinks on Folsom Street as well, ba dum bum -- just debuted the show on Broadway last night. It's called 'Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway,' and there's nothing gay about it all. I mean, what could be gay about doing an autobiographical musical revue? Nothing at all. Plenty of straight guys do it.
Andy Dick plays a psychopathic football coach in the new comedy Division III: Football's Finest, which was written and directed by hottie Marshall Cook. The two are doing a college tour, playing the movie on campuses across the country, and pimping themselves to gay sites like The Anti-Twink, in order work every angle they can to promote this shit. In an interview with The Anti-Twink, Andy Dick discusses the accidental GHB overdose he experienced while 'preparing' for his role. And Cook discusses how he got half the cast of Mad TV to do the movie. See the trailer below.
We think he might be! There's a new bit just out from the Hollywood rumor mill saying that "a well known actor from the Twilight franchise is set to come out." Apparently he's been pressured to stay closeted until after the tour for the final installment in the Twilight series. Now, who could that be? Perhaps a young man who's known to show up at Hollywood A-gay parties? We'd also be pleased if it were Cam Gigandet or Kellan Lutz, but come on. [Crazy Days and Nights]