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February 18, 2015

Terry Sweeney was on show in mid-1980s - was target of terrible AIDS joke by a visiting Chevy Chase

Terry Sweeney was nowhere to be seen during NBC's recent Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special.

He wasn't the only one of the former Not Ready for Prime Time Players to not be featured but he was the only one who is an openly gay male.

Sirius XM Radio talk show host Frank DeCaro was among those outraged by what he considered a slight.

'Leaving Terry Sweeney -- the only openly gay male cast member in the forty-year history of Saturday Night Live -- out of the anniversary special doesn't sit well with me,' DeCaro wrote in a Facebook post.

January 12, 2015

Gay talk show host and Queen of All Media play a hilarious game of Heads Up

Gay talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey just spooned while playing Heads Up.

Enlisting the help of actors David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo who were on the show to talk about their new movie Selma, the pair played a round of the chart-topping phone app game to the delight of the audience.

During the game, DeGeneres and Winfrey acted out a number of actions including getting waxed, waltzing and finally spooning while Oyelowo and Ejogo did the guessing.

January 5, 2015

Talk show host says men are harder to date due to their 'alpha' traits

British talk show host Graham Norton has lamented his inability to hold down long-term relationships and said finding love would be easier if he was not gay.

The comedian said men all had 'alpha' traits and in the end his ex-boyfriends loathed their public role as his partner.

'I have a theory. I think there’s something about having a male partner that makes it more difficult,' he told the Sunday Mirror.

December 26, 2014

Watch the scene where the homophobic rapper tells James Franco he’s gay

Eminem has come out as gay – but only in controversial new comedy movie The Interview.

A scene in the film shows Eminem, playing himself, tell James Franco’s talk show host character he is ‘gay’ and ‘a homosexual’.

‘When I say things about gay people, or people think my lyrics are homophobic – it’s because I’m gay,’ he tells Franco's character.

He goes on to say: ‘I’m more shocked that people haven’t figured it out yet. I mean, it’s kind of like I’ve been playing gay peek-a-boo.’

December 25, 2014

Sam Smith: 'I hope you’re already stuffed & drunk'

Ellen DeGeneres is among the gay and lesbian celebrities wishing their followers a Merry Christmas on Thursday (25 December).

But the popular talk show host delivered her greetings with a mini-lecture: 'Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope your day is filled with warmth and love. Now stop reading tweets in the pantry and go be with your family.'

Here are other holiday messages via Twitter:

Matt Bomer: Merry Christmas from my family to yours! Wishing everyone a peaceful and happy holiday with the ones you love. XO

December 4, 2014

We speak to brand owner and designer Hoss Salimian about his dapper brand

Known for his zesty colour palette and eccentric prints (from flowers to fish to cars), Iran-born businessman and designer Hoss Salimian launched his affordable luxury brand Claudio Lugli in the early 90s.

November 21, 2014

'I still get enraged when I think about him talking about being in love with that woman on 60 Minutes'

A US talk show host has called for actor Kevin Spacey to come out as gay in his new memoir, The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year.

In an entry dated 9 September 2013, Cohen recalled running into the two-time Oscar winner at the US Open finals.

'Kevin Spacey was in front of us with a face full of makeup and three male companions who were definitely NOT raising any questions,' he wrote.

In another entry, Cohen recounted a conversation he had with gay actor Neil Patrick Harris on the set of his talk show Watch What Happens Live:

November 15, 2014

In an interview with US talk show host Larry King, 2016 GOP candidate Ben Carson warns gays want to ‘redefine everything for anybody else’

One US conservative pundit is worried gay people are trying to ‘redefine’ everything by demanding marriage equality.

US neurosurgeon Ben Carson was being interviewed by TV chat show host Larry King about his stance on gay marriage, amongst other things.

‘Why isn’t same-sex marriage a civil rights issue?’ asks King.

‘For me, it’s not a big issue,’ replied Carson.

November 12, 2014

'You know, I call things as I see them and that's that'

Wendy Williams may have been slammed by GLAAD last month for comments she made about Bruce Jenner's increasingly feminine appearance but the talk show host is not offering any apologies.

'People hear what they want to hear, not what was actually said,' Williams tells HuffPost Live. 'Listen, I'm a friend to a lot of communities. You know, I call things as I see them and that's that.'

October 31, 2014

'It’s the one time of year you can dress up however you want, and pretend you’re someone you’d never be in real life'

Ellen DeGeneres didn't even wear a gown for her wedding to Portia de Rossi in 2008.

But for Halloween this year, the talk show show host donned a white dress and veil as the bride of George Clooney.

With her short blond locks covered by a long, dark wig, the talk show host transformed herself into Amal Alamuddin.

'I like Halloween because it’s the one time of year you can dress up however you want, and pretend you’re someone you’d never be in real life. For me, that’s married to a man,' she told her audience.

October 29, 2014

'Thank God he waited for his kids to grow up before making this transition or whatever it is he's going through'

Talk show host Wendy Williams went off on reality star and Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner on her show Wednesday (29 October) for recent changes in his appearance.

Williams, during the Hot Topics portion of her show, flashed a photo of Jenner in which he is holding a lit cigarette and appears to be wearing pink nail polish.

'Thank God he waited for his kids to grow up before making this transition or whatever it is he's going through,' Williams said.

October 24, 2014

'I wanted to make sure no one really, really saw my wang'

Neil Patrick Harris is very nude in a pivotal scene with Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl.

Talk show host Conan O'Brien wanted the scoop and told Harris on Thursday (23 October): 'It's my duty to ask about these things.'

Harris then proceeded to talk nudity.

'We shot that particular scene for two days - two days of that,' he said. 'It was disarming ... your butt is just out there. There's a camera crew and there's your butt. But that had to happen - you just deal with it.

October 11, 2014

The chat show star recounts his love affair with alcohol and remembers attending AA meetings with Carrie Fisher

British TV chat show host Graham Norton has spoken candidly about his love of alcohol in his soon-to-be-published memoir, The Lives and Loves of a He Devil.

The book, which is published on 23 October, explores Norton’s notion that it is the things we love that make us who we are; and one of the things Norton clearly enjoys his liquor.

October 6, 2014

Talk show host finds out couple has been together only a year and jokes: 'That's fast!'

For the second time this year, a Florida couple traveled to the Los Angeles area to be in the audience for a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

What one of the men did not know was that his boyfriend of one year was going to propose marriage to him in front of Ellen's studio audience with the talk show host in on the plan.

After her show was through taping for the day, Ellen - seemingly at random - called a couple named Benjamin and Justin down to the stage just to see if they had anything to say.

Benjamin had plenty.

September 12, 2014

Billy on the Street sensation challenges Letterman to game of  "Celebrity Child or Kentucky Derby Winner?"

David Letterman doesn't seem like the kind of guy who especially likes being screamed at by a gay man.

But he made an exception on Thursday (11 September) for a very funny gay man named Billy Eichner.

Eichner is the hilarious host of the online sensation Billy on the Street which has him running around New York City, usually with a celebrity in tow, handing dollar bills to people who answer his impromptu questions correctly.

Eichner's profile was raised considerably last month when he did a bit for the Emmys with host Seth Meyers.

August 18, 2014

Actress, singer and talk show host has steadfastly refused to discuss her sexuality

Photos have surfaced of Queen Latifah kissing another woman on the lips as they held hands over the weekend.

In another photo, Latifah has her arm slug around the unidentified woman's neck.

August 1, 2014

Sushant Divgikar will represent India at the Mr Gay World competition in Rome this month, becoming only the second Indian to take part in the pageant

24-year-old model and psychology masters degree holder Sushant Divgikar has been named Mr Gay India and will represent his homeland at the 2014 Mr Gay World pageant in Rome this year.

Divgikar was named Mr Gay India on 13 July and on top of counseling young LGBTIs he also hosts a show on the UTV Bindass channel.

Divgikar wanted to compete in the competition last year but was still finishing his degree.

But after applying to become Mr Gay India 2014 he received a call from Mr Gay India 2013 Nolan Lewis telling him he’d won the role.

July 17, 2014

Cooper: 'Believe me, there's nothing wrong with that, but I'm just saying I think that would surprise people'

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, Bravo personality Andy Cohen and talk show host Kelly Ripa are real-life pals who got very personal with each other on Tuesday's (15 July) episode of Cohen's show Watch What Happens Live.

First off, Cooper and Ripa played a game to see who could fluster the first by asking questions.

Ripa quickly won when she asked: 'Are you circumcised?'

Cooper quickly conceded the game saying: 'You're flustering me! I'm flustered.'

July 2, 2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bisexual star has revealed she thinks the TV host is very sexy because of her humor

Megan Fox has revealed she finds Ellen DeGeneres sexy.

The Transformers star has said the talk show host is one of her celebrity crushes.

‘I think Ellen is sexy,’ she said. ‘Maybe it's the way she gives off the impression that she's anti-“the business” even though she's engaging in it.

‘And humor is always sexy.’

The 28-year-old actress, who will be starring in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, has long been open about her being bisexual.

‘I have no question in my mind about being bisexual,’ she has said.

June 24, 2014

Don't you think it's time for Cristiano Ronaldo to join the Game of Thrones' Unsullied?

Cristiano Ronaldo has been getting a lot of attention in the US over the past few days. And not just for his good looks.

As everyone knows the World Cup is going on in Brazil, and this past Sunday (22 June) Portugal played the US.

For soccer fans in the States, it was a a brutal ending (a draw for you non-sports fans). The ending was only made palpable because Ronaldo was playing.

June 10, 2014

Talk show host repeats line of questioning about body parts that led to headaches for Katie Couric

It seemed like a teachable moment earlier this year when Laverne Cox told talk show host Katie Couric that there is a whole lot else to talk to trans people about than their body parts.

Apparently Wendy Williams missed that moment.

During an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show this week, Cox was asked by the host if she had breast implants.

June 2, 2014

'I stay completely unhooked when it comes to social media'

It is one of the world's most famous lesbians, Ellen DeGeneres, who holds the record for the most retweeted photo in the history of Twitter thanks to her Oscar night all-star selfie.

The talk show host is a prolific tweeter and last week, got fellow out star Matt Bomer started on the social media site. In less than a week, Bomer has more than 235,000 followers.

May 22, 2014

US Drag Race host says if he was Jonathan Ross, the producer of the UK version, he would hire a British host

RuPaul has offered to host the UK version of Drag Race.

The most famous drag queen in the world has confirmed British chat show host Jonathan Ross has bought the rights to make the competition show in the UK.

RuPaul’s Drag Race has just finished airing its sixth season in the US on Logo and has become a huge LGBTI pop culture phenomenon.

Speaking on their new podcast, Ru said he and Michelle Visage were wondering whether Ross was going to hire them for the show across the pond.

May 17, 2014

One of the biggest family films to be released in 2014 will have an officially gay character called Gobber the Belch

One of the biggest kids movies to be released in 2014 will have an official gay character.

How To Train Your Dragon 2, the DreamWorks Animation sequel, features a gay Viking called Gobber the Belch.

Voiced by chat show host Craig Ferguson, the ‘rough-and-tumble’ character and right-hand man to the chief Stoick will explain the reasons why he never got married.

According to E Online, the Late Late Show host ab-libbed the line during the recording.

Writer and director Dean DeBlois, who is also gay, loved the idea.