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September 30, 2014

'We had a friend of a friend who knew a dude who had a castle' and Elton John sang

George Clooney's Italian wedding may have gotten all of the attention over the weekend but Neil Patrick Harris points out that he got married in Italy first.

'Take that Clooney! I don't see you showing pictures of your wedding on talk shows!' Harris joked Monday (29 September) during an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman.

Harris and his partner of 10 years David Burtka were married over the summer in a small Italian town near Perugia in front of about 50 guests which included Elton John.

September 5, 2014

'When a 73-year-old calls you and says, "My mother died,"" don't bother to say, "Oh what." You know already that the answer won't be pole-vaulting or mixed martial arts.'

The late, great Joan Rivers is dead. Let her laugh go on forever.

But before the 81-year-old died, she revealed exactly how she wished she would pass.

In her book, 'I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me', the way she spoke about her death was hilarious.

While she didn't die exactly how she planned, she didn't 'drag on' like she feared. And she certainly made her final show memorable.

In her book, she said:

July 29, 2014

Money Monster will be fourth feature film directed by the two-time Oscar winner

Jodie Foster, up for an Emmy for directing an episode of TV's Orange is the New Black this year, has her next directing job lined up.

The two-time Oscar-winning actress will direct the thriller Money Monster starring George Clooney.

July 29, 2014

Money Monster will be fourth feature film directed by the two-time Oscar winner

Jodie Foster, up for an Emmy for directing an episode of TV's Orange is the New Black this year, has her next directing job lined up.

The two-time Oscar-winning actress will direct the thriller Money Monster starring George Clooney.

May 27, 2014

Holy smokes! Batman, one of the campest and homoerotic characters from superhero history, is 75 years old

Holy homosexuality! Batman is 75 years old.

And with the anniversary, what better way than to point out the reasons why many consider the character to be the gayest straight superhero in existence?

The ‘gay’ interpretation goes all the way back to 1954, when a psychiatrist claimed that the comic books were ‘homosexual fantasies’.

The 1995 feature film Batman Forever, and especially its 1997 sequel Batman & Robin, both helmed by openly gay director Joel Schumacher, attracted attention for the homoerotic innuendos.

April 30, 2014

Discussing the Hollywood heartthrob’s recent engagement to a woman, Eric Bolling on live television told George Clooney’s fans: ‘He's either gay or he's married, just get over it’

In what looks like an attempt to stop the world’s fascination with George Clooney, Fox News pundit Eric Bolling called the award-winning actor gay.

During a segment this week where a team of Fox News anchors discussed the news George Clooney’s engagement along with suggestions about what makes a good marriage, Bolling interjected saying:

April 30, 2014

Discussing the Hollywood heartthrob’s recent engagement to a woman, Eric Bolling on live television told George Clooney’s fans: ‘He's either gay or he's married, just get over it’

In what looks like an attempt to stop the world’s fascination with George Clooney, Fox News pundit Eric Bolling called the award-winning actor gay.

During a segment this week where a team of Fox News anchors discussed the news George Clooney’s engagement along with suggestions about what makes a good marriage, Bolling interjected saying:

April 30, 2014

When show debuted in 1998, Messing says such cluelessness 'was considered a good thing for the show'

The landmark NBC sitcom Will & Grace didn't want to be in your face when it premiered back in 1998 - a year after Ellen DeGeneres came out and more than a decade before the premiere of Modern Family.

Debra Messing, the actress who won an Emmy for her performance as the best friend of a gay man (played by Eric McCormack), remembers that the subject of Will's sexuality had to be introduced delicately.

February 6, 2014

'I don’t know what all this hoo-ha about Ryan Gosling is about ... I don’t think he’s as gripping and compelling as people like Matt Damon or George Clooney'

It seems George Takei isn't president of the Ryan Gosling fan club.

The Star Trek icon - he played Sulu in the original TV series and feature films - was asked about things he thinks are overrated these days.

He mentioned that actors are - and one actor in particular.

'I don’t know what all this hoo-ha about Ryan Gosling is about,' Takei tells Huffington Post.

'He’s more often boring than not.'

February 6, 2014

'I don’t know what all this hoo-ha about Ryan Gosling is about ... I don’t think he’s as gripping and compelling as people like Matt Damon or George Clooney'

It seems George Takei isn't president of the Ryan Gosling fan club.

The Star Trek icon - he played Sulu in the original TV series and feature films - was asked about things he thinks are overrated these days.

He mentioned that actors are - and one actor in particular.

'I don’t know what all this hoo-ha about Ryan Gosling is about,' Takei tells Huffington Post.

'He’s more often boring than not.'

December 6, 2013

Hollywood silver fox heartthrob says denying rumors about his sexuality is 'insulting' to the LGBTI community

While rumors about his sexuality have got George Clooney laughing, he says denying them would be insulting to the LGBTI community.

The Hollywood silver fox has said he does not want to offend anyone by making a public denial about constant rumors he reads about on the internet.

Recalling the most exaggerated lie he’s ever read about himself, he said: ‘[A headline read] “George Clooney’s gay-gay-gay.”

‘And I said, “I’m gay-gay. The third one’s pushing it.”

‘Well now, [according to the internet] I'm gay.

December 6, 2013

Hollywood silver fox heartthrob says denying rumors about his sexuality is 'insulting' to the LGBTI community

While rumors about his sexuality have got George Clooney laughing, he says denying them would be insulting to the LGBTI community.

The Hollywood silver fox has said he does not want to offend anyone by making a public denial about constant rumors he reads about on the internet.

Recalling the most exaggerated lie he’s ever read about himself, he said: ‘[A headline read] “George Clooney’s gay-gay-gay.”

‘And I said, “I’m gay-gay. The third one’s pushing it.”

‘Well now, [according to the internet] I'm gay.

November 20, 2013

'As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn’t really think that this was on the table'

Described as seductive, cool and confident, Adam Levine has been named People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' for 2013.

The star of NBC's The Voice could also have been described as a staunch LGBTI ally.

Levine, who has a gay brother, made headlines last year when he said that if he were US president for a day, the first thing he'd do is make gay marriage legal.

July 9, 2013

In the Report stage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill planning to give gay couples the right to get married in England and Wales, the upper house talk humanist weddings, lesbian adultery and more

From George Clooney love affairs to a new Section 28, the House of Lords returned last night to debate same-sex marriage in England and Wales.

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill has just completed the first day of the Report Stage, with several votes made on amendments made to wreck the bill.

Among the many voted down was an amendment to allow registrars to refuse to do their job and not marry same-sex couples. It was voted down by a majority of 175.

July 9, 2013

In the Report stage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill planning to give gay couples the right to get married in England and Wales, the upper house talk humanist weddings, lesbian adultery and more

From George Clooney love affairs to a new Section 28, the House of Lords returned last night to debate same-sex marriage in England and Wales.

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill has just completed the first day of the Report Stage, with several votes made on amendments made to wreck the bill.

Among the many voted down was an amendment to allow registrars to refuse to do their job and not marry same-sex couples. It was voted down by a majority of 175.

May 31, 2013

Denmark’s capital city continues to surprise and impress with its nordic cool and relaxed charm

There was an enormous and slow-moving queue at the EasyJet bag-drop. I felt quite righteous as I breezed by with my carry-on luggage – channeling my inner-George Clooney (circa ‘Up In The Air’), streamlining my travel and my life to zen-like minimalism.

April 4, 2013

Gigi Chao reveals how George Clooney's body double offered to try to turn her straight, and win her father's HK$500 million dowry

Gigi Chao, the woman behind her father’s offer of millions to the man who could woo her, has revealed what happened next.

Chao, a happily married lesbian, has said she was inundated with offers from around the world from potential suitors.

Speaking to Hong Kong Tatler, Chao described the multitude of odd things that happened to her since the story was first reported in September 2012.

March 27, 2013

Magic Mike actor Tatum reveals his man crush on his friend, ER and Ocean’s Eleven star George Clooney

Channing Tatum has said he would have gay sex with fellow Hollywood A-list star George Clooney.

The 32-year-old Magic Mike actor was asked who he thought the sexiest man alive was, The Sun newspaper reports.

He said: ‘Well I’ve spent time with George Clooney and he’s the most interesting man on the planet.

‘He can do it all. Yep, I guess what I’m saying is I’d have sex with him.’

March 27, 2013

Magic Mike actor Tatum reveals his man crush on his friend, ER and Ocean’s Eleven star George Clooney

Channing Tatum has said he would have gay sex with fellow Hollywood A-list star George Clooney.

The 32-year-old Magic Mike actor was asked who he thought the sexiest man alive was, The Sun newspaper reports.

He said: ‘Well I’ve spent time with George Clooney and he’s the most interesting man on the planet.

‘He can do it all. Yep, I guess what I’m saying is I’d have sex with him.’

January 14, 2013

'I feel like I won the lottery'

At Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, Victor Garber took some ribbing from George Clooney and others when he arrived to the stage after Argo producer Grant Heslov had begun his acceptance speech.

The fllm, in which Garber portrays a Canadian ambassador in Iran who agrees to hide a group of Americans, won the Best Picture-Drama prize and was also nominated for an Academy Award for best picture.

As he rides that success, Garber is also one of the stars of the new NBC drama Deception which premiered last week and airs on Monday nights in the US.

January 14, 2013

'I feel like I won the lottery'

At Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, Victor Garber took some ribbing from George Clooney and others when he arrived to the stage after Argo producer Grant Heslov had begun his acceptance speech.

The fllm, in which Garber portrays a Canadian ambassador in Iran who agrees to hide a group of Americans, won the Best Picture-Drama prize and was also nominated for an Academy Award for best picture.

As he rides that success, Garber is also one of the stars of the new NBC drama Deception which premiered last week and airs on Monday nights in the US.

November 29, 2012

British singer says if he was gay, he would go for talented, successful men like footballer David Beckham

British singer Olly Murs has revealed if he was gay, he would definitely prefer the older, successful male.

The ‘Heart Skips A Beat’ singer named football star David Beckham and acting legend George Clooney as his ‘ideal’ boyfriend.

In an interview with the Daily Star, he said: ‘My ideal man, if I were gay, would be David Beckham or George Clooney.

‘Both are successful, good-looking and talented.’

He added: ‘I have never kissed a bloke. Not seriously anyway.’

November 29, 2012

British singer says if he was gay, he would go for talented, successful men like footballer David Beckham

British singer Olly Murs has revealed if he was gay, he would definitely prefer the older, successful male.

The ‘Heart Skips A Beat’ singer named football star David Beckham and acting legend George Clooney as his ‘ideal’ boyfriend.

In an interview with the Daily Star, he said: ‘My ideal man, if I were gay, would be David Beckham or George Clooney.

‘Both are successful, good-looking and talented.’

He added: ‘I have never kissed a bloke. Not seriously anyway.’

November 6, 2012

Adelia Zeidler says the Clooney family no longer listen to gossip about her Hollywood brother's sexuality

George Clooney's sister has slammed gay rumors about her Hollywood brother as 'ridiculous'.

The hunky actor has been consistently dogged by gay rumors, despite being connected to a string of beautiful women including British model Lisa Snowdon and actresses Kelly Preston and Renee Zelwegger.

His big sister Adelia Zeidler has now reacted to the ongoing gossip, defending his brother's sexuality.