180 posts categorized "NATIONAL ENQUIRER"

Jul 19 2014
Tom Cruise Will Probably Cancel His ENQUIRER Subscription...Happy? Comments (0)

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Via National Enquirer (July 28, 2014): The great thing about Tom Cruise is that he totally doesn't mind speculation that he's a closet case, so National Enquirer should get away with this week's cover scot-free.

Paul-Lynde-RogerBut more seriously, this is all based on a NOVEL! Not a work of non-fiction. Although the book is a roman a clef (a term the tabloid puts in quotes and defines for its readers, BTW), The Actress by Amy Sohn is a work of fiction by a woman who never met Cruise.

Great publicity for Ms. Sohn, and probably dumb luck at that.

NE's piece has a dated feel regarding gay matters, including saying these are “nightmare rumors” and “sex slurs” and detailing his anguish at being portrayed as someone “leading a closeted homosexual life.”

 
May 09 2014
Need To Know: Twerk Off, White Tie Tales, Keeping Tabs, Jock Soup, Madonna's Enslaver + MORE! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureABOVE: Twerking FAIL.

*widget boy cultureAnna Wintour & Sarah Jessica Parker LOL at men's Met Ball blunders.

*widget boy cultureSon of Hilter's art dealer dies @ 81; 1,000s of works' future uncertain. NATIONAL ENQUIRER VINTAGE

*widget boy cultureNational Enquirer's tragic final days...in Florida.

*widget boy cultureJustin Bieber responds to Seth “Rogan”'s diss.

*widget boy cultureCher on new Wu-Tang album???

*widget boy cultureSoccer stud in the shower!

*widget boy cultureAWWW!-INSPIRING: Viral same-sex marriage proposal.

*widget boy culture2 members of prog-rock band Cynic come out.

*widget boy cultureHOOLIGANS: Morrissey tackled onstage (1:00 mark on).

*widget boy cultureDerrick Gordon & Gerald McCullouch bring out racist troll commenters:

RACISMNot Instinct's fault, but can't this level of inappropriateness be deleted?

*widget boy culturePutin has now banned swearing in Mother(fucking) Russia.

*widget boy cultureMadonna working (hARd) with Diplo on her new CD. RYAN DOLAN

*widget boy cultureONE gay marriage is legal in Indiana, indefinitely.

*widget boy cultureSoviet acting star Tatiana Samoilova dies @ 80.

*widget boy cultureGay singer Ryan Dolan hoping to transform his bod.

*widget boy cultureGenderfuck The Fault in Our Stars poster.

*widget boy cultureGaga disapproves of Katy Perry bashing...

*widget boy culture...except for when SHE does it:

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*widget boy cultureDave Franco seemingly confused by James's raunchy selfies.

*widget boy cultureGratuitously sexxxy Brett Favre pix from 1991.

*widget boy cultureArtist Eddie Jelinet designed this, and this is his art-show (cock)teaser.

EDDIE_JELINETThis puts the show in art show.

 
Feb 05 2014
No-Holds-Bar Interview: Writer Claims He Was Philip Seymour Hoffman's Lover Comments (0)

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UPDATE: Via a third party, Katz is denying he ever did an NE interview and is branding their story a "vulgar and disgusting lie." Legal action is promised. Will be fascinating to see if NE has any proof of the quotes or of the true nature of the relationship. NE isn't stupid; would it really just make up the entire thing and expect to get away with it? I'll say it again: Bizarre.

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Jan 22 2014
There's Nothing She Won't Try: Penny Marshall Coming Out As A Lesbian? Comments (0)

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According to the National Enquirer, Penny Marshall is set to come out of the closet as a lesbian...and so is her "longtime girlfriend" Carrie Fisher. There wasn't a hint of this in her recent memoir, but what fun news!

It's also interesting to note that Carrie Fisher was once married to a man who later came out as gay, and that her mom is Debbie Reynolds, who has long been referred to as a closeted lesbian. (Fisher has said of her mom that she "isn't gay, she's just really bad at being heterosexual.")

 
Dec 02 2013
Boy Culture Turns 8: My 100 Favorite Posts! Comments (0)

BoyCultureBlogYou need a little (Boy) Culture!

StripperIt blows my mind to realize that Boy Culture is now eight years old. I can still remember the joy I felt when I figured out how to post, how to upload an image and how to embed a video. I remember every time a post blew up, bringing in hits and new viewers. I remember the longtime commenters, the trolls, the spam and the never-ending (and validating!) pitches and free tickets and photographers' snaps of half- or all-naked male models. 

RuPaul-Drag-RaceShooting for my blog has never been a drag.

Cone-boyI've used Boy Culture to express myself, to help express others and to connect to people internationally.

I've also used it to show off my humor (both high and low), to flaunt my obsessions, to reality-test my sexual diversions and perversions, to laud the art I love, to lash out against the enemies of gay people and to broadcast my admiration for Madonna.

I want to thank you all for having read this blog over the years. It's a very hard thing to maintain, and it will not be maintained forever. But each time I get some positive (or even just meaningful) feedback, each time my posts are shared on social media, each time something I've written elicits a response, it keeps me going that much longer.

Madonna-stepmother-Joan-MDNAMadonna's stepmother was not impressed.

Thank you. Please enjoy my 100 favorite posts, please let me know if you're reading any old ones for the first time and are liking them and, most of all, please share this entire post far and wide to help get my work out there.

**2008 first one 6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdddbfd8833-800wiMy first "Guydar" post from 2008.

As always, you can find me on Facebook (personal and blog), Twitter, Instagram and YouTube (plus, here are my YouTube greatest hits). 

ALL ORANGE TITLES ARE HOTLINKS.

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#100

TOTALLY RANDOM LISTS (2011—2013)

I've gotten way into lists. Way. You'll find more of my lists higher up on, uh, this particular list. But the ones that are just completely random go here because I worked my ass off on them, because I love them and because—judging from Quantcast data—you like 'em, too.

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DuranMy favorite Duran Duran member.

POP QUIZ: VIDEOS THAT KILLED (2011)

Totally awesome '80s! Take this visual quiz to see how many classic music videos you can ID.

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Brando-DeanI wish sex tapes had existed in the '50s.

UNDER THE GAYDAR: 10 PEOPLE YOU MAY OR MAY NOT REALIZE WERE OR ARE QUEER (2012)

I got lots of feedback on this, mainly because nobody realized Nell Carter was with a woman at the time of her death.

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DazzlerI would've chipped in to get this one made.

WOULDA COULDA SHOULDA: 5 INCREDIBLE MOVIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED (2013)

I'm shamless for including Leda & Swan, a movie that was a bomb without ever even being made.

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Lizabeth-ScottGreat Scott!

IN & OUT: 25 STARS' FIRST & LAST PERFORMANCES IN FILM & ON TV (2013)

Being obsessed with nostalgia and with movies, this was fun—but so very taxing—to compile. I loved the randomness of it.

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PSBI hate that music has been sleeveless for 20 years.

20 7" SINGLE SLEEVES FROM THE '80S THAT BELONG IN A GALLERY (2013)

Just 20 from my massive collection of 45s. I got rid of my 12" records, but I've kept these guys because they're just too much a part of my childhood.

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Amanda-BlakeAmanda Blake's marriage was a mystery, with both spouses dying of AIDS.

GAY MARRIAGE: CELEBRITIES WHO MARRIED LGBT SPOUSES (2013)

It might've been more efficient to make a list of famous straight people who managed to marry other full-on heteros.

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Mark-MessierThe infamous Gary Coleman/Mark Messier two-shot seen 'round the world.

ODD COUPLES: 19 UNUSUAL CELEBRITY PAIRS (2013)

This post encapsulates my outlook on pop culture and my desire to twist it and play with it...except in this case, its participants are already doing the dirty work.

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Lake-GenevaHaunted House: The family home that haunted Jane and Bill's final years.

#99

A FIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2007)

My late mentor's husband struggles to give away his family home.

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#98

POLITICS (2005—2013)

I'm a political person and I blog about it a lot. Some of the entries stand up over time, but many are so of the moment it was hard to pull the ones I like best.

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Kevin-James-Adam-SandlerWhere Kevin James goes, (unintentional!!!) homophobia follows.

TRUNZO IS DUNZO (2007)

Star Magazine implying gay people aren't quite right? Not normal! This took off on several blogs and GLAAD got an apology from Trunzo over it. Some people think it's being "oversensitive," but Jesus...how much clearer is "Man to man" with a huge "NOT" (NORMAL) stamped over it?

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John-McCainIf McCain calls, I'm not here. 

NEW YORK TO McCAIN: DROP DEAD! (2008)

The time I saw John McCain and showed him exactly how I felt. 

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdcda278833-800wiThe Clintons practice some black magic 

WHITE MISCHIEF (2008)

When Bill and Hillary decided to use race in the race for the White House.

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Jason-WetheringtonCrist for the mill 

FLORIDA'S GOVERNOR ENGAYGED: DOES THIS COUNT AS "GAY MARRIAGE?" (2008)

Charlie Crist is gay. Really, really gay.

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Hillary-Clinton-guysThere's always 2016... 

HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE GAYS... (2008)

The gay affair with Hillary Clinton.

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e554e2e7d28834Hail, Mary, full of disgrace

 SARAH PALIN = SPIRO AGNEW + HARRIET MIERS (2008)

Aw, she'll never last...

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Whoopi-Goldberg-Prop-8Whoopi-tee-doo & Kate, too! 

THE MARRYING KIND (2008)

That fabulously spontaneous anti-Prop 8 march in NYC.

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Barack-Obama"Fierce advocate" was once a taunt, and is now just true.

WITH US OR AGAINST US (2009)

A post from when the Obama Administration was considered almost openly hostile toward gay-rights advocates. I believe he's turned that impression around.

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IT GOT BETTER (2010)

The one where President Obama happily signed DADT out of existence.

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Sophie-B-HawkinsAs she lays her career down to sleep...

DAMN, I WISH SHE WOULDN'T DO THISI (2011)

Sopie B. Hawkins GOesProud. I wish she'd GOHome.

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Merv-Griffin-Tombstone_6I live for death!

#97

OBITUARIES (2009—2012)

I tend to write about almost every celebrity death I hear about, specializing in anyone from the Golden Era. These are two that really blew me away. You, too?

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Farrah-FawcettVery hazardous duties

AND JILL CAME TUMBLING AFTER (2009)

The death of Farrah Fawcett, a woman whose nips decorated my walls before I realized I had no use for them.

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Elizabeth-taylor-bathing-suitEnd credits

REFLECTIONS IN A VIOLET EYE: ELIZABETH TAYLOR DIES AT 79 (2011)

The biggest living star fades out. It's still hard to believe she isn't around anymore.

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Donna-SummerShe worked hard for the money.

LAST DANCE: DONNA SUMMER DIES AT 63 (2012)

I'd spent a long time hating Donna over her alleged anti-gay comments, but that rumor isn't the whole story on her life.

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Barbara-KentGood egg

MAKES SAD FACE, MOVES LIPS, TYPE APPEARS ON PANEL: "THE END" (2012)

I was surprised when no major news services noted the death of the last person to have starred in a silent film as an adult, Barbara Kent.

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Nov 13 2013
Don't Let Us Be The Last To Know Comments (0)

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National Enquirer (November 25, 2013) breaks news that Britney Spears is secretly opposed to gay marriage because...the Bible. I'm not saying their story is 100% true—for one thing, though she has never said she's in favor of gay marriage, she replied to a tweet about it four and a half years ago to say people should be able to do whatever they like—but the fact that she thinks of nutbag Max Lucado as her favorite writer is pretty damning anyway.

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Sep 30 2013
Bouncing Zac Comments (0)

Zac-Efron-drugsL: Zac Efron after ODing on oxycodone; R: Zac Efron on a father-son trip to Peru.

The picture on the left (via National Enquirer's October 7, 2013, edition) makes me so very sad, but the picture on the right (via Zac himself on Twitter) makes me so very happy.

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Sep 16 2013
B-R-A-_-N-W-A-S_-E-D Comments (0)

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Vanna White's son, 19, grants an interview to National Enquirer (September 23, 2013)—I'm surprised a 19-year-old has ever even heard of it!—about the fact that the man he is shacked up with, a 34-year-old Hare Krishna monk, is more than just his good pal:

"Our relationship is not sexual in the full sence, but we are very close. As far as my sexual preference, I'm undecided. I have had one girlfriend and never had a real boyfriend. We are just happy to be together, loving each other in whatever way possible. Gay? It's possible."

Vanna thinks the man is a cult figure, and I have to say I think she has successfully solved that puzzle.

 
Sep 15 2013
Another Fine Meth Comments (0)
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National Enquirer (September 23, 2013) covers the arrest of Scott Thorson at the infamous Bunny Ranch brothel in Carson City, Nevada. Apparently meth was involved. Thanks, Liberace, you really put this boy on the right path in life.
 
Sep 07 2013
Queen Of The Hill Comments (0)

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National Enquirer (September 16, 2013) claims that a disgruntled ex-employee of Tim McGraw's is about to out him in a tell-all book. That's right, Faith Hill's Tim McGraw, not Kenny Chesney:

"Once, Tim even posed for photos wearing nothing but a cowboy hat, underwear and a smile. Faith fears they are going to surface somewhere down the road."

Yeah, real smoking-gun stuff.