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October 23, 2013

Adele Exarchopoulos says of graphic sex scenes: 'When you die in a movie, you don't really die in life'

Adele Exarchopoulos wants everyone to know that it's called acting.

The star of the lesbian-themed French drama Blue Is The Warmest Color says the graphic sex scenes in the acclaimed film have led some to believe that she and co-star Lea Seydoux were indeed being sexually intimate.

'I know that everybody wants to ask me, "Do you really f-ck together?'"' Exarchopoulos tells GQ.

February 25, 2013

Gay icons Barbra Streisand, Adele and Shirley Bassey perform and show includes tribute to Hollywood musicals with Jennifer Hudson

At one point during Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood, host Seth MacFarlane said the crowd: 'We're concerned tonight's show isn't gay enough yet.'

He then introduced the cast of Chicago, the 2002 film musical with a huge gay fan base, to present the award for best original song to gay icon Adele.

February 13, 2013

Was thought singer told Brown off for refusing to stand for Frank Ocean, but she denies it

Chris Brown made a very public statement about his feelings for fellow R&B singer Frank Ocean during the Grammy Awards on Sunday (10 February) by refusing to join in on a standing ovation when Ocean took to the stage to receive one of the two awards he won that night.

A photo, in which is appears as though Adele is giving Brown a piece of her mind for his rudeness, quickly went viral as did the story of a sharp tongue-lashing.

February 12, 2013

Gay icon apparently stands-up for Frank Ocean after Brown snubs his standing ovation at the Grammy Awards

Powerful-lunged singer Adele was caught apparently tongue-lashing R'n'B singer Chris Brown for snubbing gay hip hop star Frank Ocean at the Grammy Awards.

February 12, 2013

Gay icon apparently stands-up for Frank Ocean after Brown snubs his standing ovation at the Grammy Awards

Powerful-lunged singer Adele was caught apparently tongue-lashing R'n'B singer Chris Brown for snubbing gay hip hop star Frank Ocean at the Grammy Awards.

February 12, 2013

Grammy-winner plans to write 'in remote locations for the next two years'

Grammy-winner Frank Ocean said in an interview published in the New York Times last week that he plans to write 'in remote locations for the next two years', starting with Shanghai.

As well as music, Ocean said that he has started writing a book. 'It's fiction, and it's about brothers,' he said in the interview.

Ocean's comments indicate that he plans to avoid the limelight after a high profile eight months. Today he tweeted: 'step awayyy from the media'.

December 19, 2012

'I'm really happy that she's made it and that people adore her'

Bette Midler has been a gay icon since the early 1970s when she made a splash as a headliner at the Continental Baths in Manhattan.

She became movie star in 1979 in The Rose, won Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes and earned two Oscar nominations in a career that has also included such films as Beaches, For the Boys, The First Wives Club, Ruthless People, Down and Out In Beverly Hills and classic television production of Gypsy.

December 19, 2012

'I'm really happy that she's made it and that people adore her'

Bette Midler has been a gay icon since the early 1970s when she made a splash as a headliner at the Continental Baths in Manhattan.

She became movie star in 1979 in The Rose, won Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes and earned two Oscar nominations in a career that has also included such films as Beaches, For the Boys, The First Wives Club, Ruthless People, Down and Out In Beverly Hills and classic television production of Gypsy.

December 5, 2012

Iconic Scissor Sisters member Ana Matronic has spoken of her joy at the changes in society's views of homosexuality

Scissor Sisters member Ana Matronic confesses to being a Glee fan, saying it shows how much things are improving for the gay and transgender community.

She spoke with UK-based LGBT magazine Beige about how she feels things are progressing for the gay community.

Matronic said: 'I always thought we were too gay, too weird and too novel to ever make it.'

But, she added 'pop culture has widened its portrayal of homosexuality in the media' with shows like Glee being such a great success.

June 24, 2012

New biography reveals Grammy award-winning singer's heartbreak that inspired debut album 19

Adele’s bisexual lover dumped her for one of her gay friends, according to a new biography of the British superstar.

Author Marc Shapiro says a cruel heartbreak at the age of 18 inspired Adele to write her debut album 19, which featured hits like Chasing Pavements and Hometown Glory.

Just four hours after Adele declared her romantic intentions with the bisexual man, he ran off to be with one of her closest male friends, as reported in the Daily Mail.

After four months of him cheating on her, she couldn’t take it anymore.

June 21, 2012

New biography reveals Grammy award-winning singer had a 'drinking problem'

Adele's bisexual lover drove her to drink, according to a new biography of the British Grammy winner.

Author Marc Shapiro alleges the Someone Like You singer developed a 'drinking problem' while promoting her debut single Hometown Glory and once was so drunk during a gig she was almost unable to perform, reported the Metro.

Shapiro claimed the 24-year-old 'loved the drama surrounding boys who treated her bad.'

'Adele would drink more than normal to salve the heartbreak.'

April 22, 2012

GaydarRadio listeners vote for the British pop songstress over rival Lady Gaga

Madonna and Kylie have a new sister in their pop royalty family, as Adele was named as a new gay icon today (22 April).

The Someone Like You singer won 55% of the thousands of votes cast by GaydarRadio listeners in the UK, while her nearest rival Lady Gaga only received 18.9%.

Other winners were Gareth Thomas, the first openly gay professional rugby union player, who won Celebrity of the Year picking up more than a quarter of the votes.

Openly gay Swedish footballer Anton Hysen was named Hero of the Year after getting more than a third of the votes.

April 22, 2012

GaydarRadio listeners vote for the British pop songstress over rival Lady Gaga

Madonna and Kylie have a new sister in their pop royalty family, as Adele was named as a new gay icon today (22 April).

The Someone Like You singer won 55% of the thousands of votes cast by GaydarRadio listeners in the UK, while her nearest rival Lady Gaga only received 18.9%.

Other winners were Gareth Thomas, the first openly gay professional rugby union player, who won Celebrity of the Year picking up more than a quarter of the votes.

Openly gay Swedish footballer Anton Hysen was named Hero of the Year after getting more than a third of the votes.

March 14, 2012

An enterprising YouTuber makes it happen with spectacular results

Adele obviously hit the scene several years after the release of Brokeback Mountain, the Oscar-nominated film that told the story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.

Those cowboys were Ennis, played by the late Heath Ledger, and Jack, played by Jake Gyllenhaal. The 2005 movie has a sad and tragic end that somehow seems even more tragic because of Ledger's death three years later.

March 1, 2012

One of Britain’s leading gay stars, George Michael, is set to collaborate with Brit-award winning singer Adele

Openly gay singer George Michael reportedly wants to collaborate with Adele, Britain’s top performing artist of the last year.

The 48-year-old Careless Whisper singer – who battled a near-fatal bout of pneumonia last year – struck up a friendship with Adele, 24, after presenting her with the Best Album Brit award for her record, 21, last month.

Adele's award became controversial when TV bosses forced her to cut her acceptance speech short, leading her to make a rude hand gesture to Brit chiefs.

March 1, 2012

One of Britain’s leading gay stars, George Michael, is set to collaborate with Brit-award winning singer Adele

Openly gay singer George Michael reportedly wants to collaborate with Adele, Britain’s top performing artist of the last year.

The 48-year-old Careless Whisper singer – who battled a near-fatal bout of pneumonia last year – struck up a friendship with Adele, 24, after presenting her with the Best Album Brit award for her record, 21, last month.

Adele's award became controversial when TV bosses forced her to cut her acceptance speech short, leading her to make a rude hand gesture to Brit chiefs.

February 21, 2012

Bisexual singer Jessie J wins nothing at UK's Brit Awards, while host James Corden hits low note with Adele 'tranny' gag

Despite up for three gongs, bisexual pop star Jessie J left tonight’s Brit Awards in London empty-handed.

While the show’s host James Corden called Adele a ‘tranny’ in a joke that transgender viewers may have found in poor taste.

The Price Tag singer, who was awarded the Brits Critics' Choice prize for 2011, was up for gongs in the categories of British Female Solo Artist, British Single and British Breakthrough Act

February 21, 2012

Bisexual singer Jessie J wins nothing at UK's Brit Awards, while host James Corden hits low note with Adele 'tranny' gag

Despite up for three gongs, bisexual pop star Jessie J left tonight’s Brit Awards in London empty-handed.

While the show’s host James Corden called Adele a ‘tranny’ in a joke that transgender viewers may have found in poor taste.

The Price Tag singer, who was awarded the Brits Critics' Choice prize for 2011, was up for gongs in the categories of British Female Solo Artist, British Single and British Breakthrough Act

February 14, 2012

Kandi Kane Baxter channels Grammy Award winning superstar in hilarious spoof

We just love our guilty pleasures here at Gay Star News and Kandi Kane Baxter knows just how to deliver those.

In this hilarious Valentine’s Day clip, Kandi Kane channels Adele, looking for inspiration for her next album.

With six Grammy Awards under her belt and the successful album ‘21’ entirely inspired by heartbreak, how will the British vocal powerhouse manage to find inspiration for her next album?