Results tagged “Celebrities” from Last Word

Hollywood actress Ellen Page spoke at a Human Rights Campaign conference for gay, bi and transgender youth on Friday, Feb. 14. She offered her support and sympathy to those in the room who had committed themselves to LGBT equality, and also to young people in need. However, near the end of her speech, Page made headlines by announcing, nervously and with ... [Read]

Morning TV host Robin Roberts used her Facebook page to thank those who have helped her recover from a rare and serious blood disorder. Somewhere between her expressions of gratitude to God, her dog and her GMA fans, Roberts seems to have acknowledged, perhaps for the first time, that she has a female partner: "I am grateful for my entire family, ... [Read]

Actor and MSNBC talk show host Alec Baldwin spoke with Gothamist about recent events in which he allegedly used a gay slur against paparazi. In a video posted to TMZ on Nov. 14, he was shown in an agitated state, telling a photographer to get away from his wife and daughter. Circling around his car, Baldwin threatened a videographer to ... [Read]

Wentworth Miller is gay. And he strongly opposes a Russian law which forbid's public displays of support for LGBT people in that country. On Wednesday, Miller responded to an invitation he had received to be "Guest of Honor" at the St. Petersburg International Film Festival with a public letter of dismay. As relayed by GLAAD, Miller's letter read: "Thank you for your kind ... [Read]

YouTube star "Fred" tells the world he is gay

Posted by JD Uy
August 20, 2013 10:53 PM |
Lucas Cruikshank came out today on his YouTube channel. If the actor's name is not familiar, his goofy alter ego "Fred" likely crossed your computer or TV screen at some point. Fred Figglehorn, a squeaky voiced, turbo-charged character who appeals to children has had nearly one billion views on YouTube. His fame has been broadcast to a wider audience through two movies, ... [Read]

Darren Young came out as gay earlier this week in an impromptu interview with a TMZ videographer. On Friday, the "WWE Superstar" followed up on his unexpected revelation by appearing on the Today show. Young told Matt Lauer that he was not only glad to finally step forward, but that he was also in love and a lucky man to be ... [Read]

WWE proud to support gay wrestler Darren Young

Harvey Fierstein happy and humbled by wrestler's tweet

Posted by JD Uy
August 15, 2013 2:40 PM |
"On TMZ this morning, WWE Superstar Darren Young (Fred Rosser) revealed to the WWE Universe that he is gay. WWE is proud of Darren Young for being open about his sexuality, and we will continue to support him as a WWE Superstar. Today, in fact, Darren will be participating in one of our Be A STAR anti-bullying rallies in ... [Read]

Update Nov. 8, 2013(Episode 16): The final episode of America's Next Top Model began with an improptu elimination among the three remaining challengers -- Jourdan, Cory and Marvin. Unfortunately, Cory's chance at becoming the first gay, male Top Model came to a quick end. He responded by saying: "I know that, now, I can just be myself out on the ... [Read]

Did actress Raven-Symone just come out?

Posted by JD Uy
August 3, 2013 12:44 PM |
Raven-Symonè, a former "Cosby Show" actress and psychic teen star of Disney's "That's So Raven," posted a message on Twitter yesterday that excited many of her half-million followers: I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you — Raven-Symonè (@MissRavenSymone) August 2, 2013 Symonè has been the subject of public speculation about her sexual orientation for some time. More ... [Read]

''I don't think of dying. I think of being here now.'' Actress Valerie Harper, 73, as quoted by People magazine regarding her diagnosis of terminal brain cancer.  Harper is best known for her role as the 1970s TV character Rhoda Morgenstern on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off, Rhoda. In the mid-1980s she starred in the family sitcom Valerie, and since ... [Read]

'Gomer Pyle' actor Jim Nabors married to male partner after 38 years

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January 30, 2013 1:07 AM |
Hawaii News Now reports that actor Jim Nabors married his partner, Stan Cadwallader, in Seattle two weeks ago. "I'm 82 and he's in his 60s and so we've been together for 38 years and I'm not ashamed of people knowing, it's just that it was such a personal thing, I didn't tell anybody." Nabors is famous for his work in ... [Read]

"Starting off the year with a new fiance, @bluehamilton. A great way to kick off 2013!" A tweet by 30-year-old actor Matt Dallas, best known for his role in the sci-fi series Kyle XY. The tweet appears to imply Dallas is possibly gay, but there has been no formal announcement as of yet from the actor or his camp. ... [Read]

Tennis superstar, breast cancer survivor, and gay rights activist Martina Navratilova was not able to conquer the ballroom on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" this week and was the first to be sent home. Her first dance was a fox trot with male partner, Tony Devolani. In her introductory sequence, Navratilova joked about having to wear high heels, and then ... [Read]

Televangelist and former 1980s teen icon Kirk Cameron went on NBC's Today Show to promote his latest Christian film and to defend his recent denigration of gay relationships and homosexuality. Today Show host Ann Curry grilled him lightly about the remarks he made on CNN earlier this month. He did not apologize nor did he back down from his labeling of ... [Read]

For reasons all her own, actress Cynthia Nixon has given the Advocate magazine a clarification about her sexual orientation. She has been under pressure since a controversial remark she made to the New York Times seemed to indicate that being gay is "a choice" for some.  In her latest statement, Nixon still maintains that people shouldn't be "pigeon-holed into one cultural ... [Read]

Zachary Quinto -- Spock in the new Star Trek and Louis Ironson in this past year's New York City revival of Angels in America -- comes out in the pages of New York magazine to Benjamin Wallace, confirming long-discussed speculation. From the article: Last year, the Times, in profiling him for Angels, noted that “the blogosphere is rife with speculation ... [Read]

''It wasn't that I was proud of it, but it was certainly a recognitionf for my self control. I definitely had some pretty amazing willpower to get down to 82 pounds, and that's what I was holding on to.'' Porti de Rossi (a/k/a Portia DeGeneres) will be speaking today (Monday, November 1) on the Oprah Winfrey show about her ... [Read]

Actress Betty White supports gay marriage

Posted by JD Uy
October 29, 2010 7:02 PM |
''I don’t care who anybody sleeps with. If a couple has been together all that time -- and there are gay relationships that are more solid than some heterosexual ones—I think it's fine if they want to get married. I don’t know how people can get so anti-something. Mind your own business, take care of your affairs, and don't ... [Read]

''[I’ve] come to realize through experience that ultimately I really do have a lot of power in terms of the way I relate to the public or to people outside of my intimate circle of friends and family. Boundaries are very important to me.... The fact that these things are such hot-button issues right now, socially and politically, I ... [Read]

''He was having mobility problems, and he was in a wheelchair.... It looks like he fell and hit his head in the kitchen, and that's the cause of death.'' Susan Gagne, sister of actor Glenn Shadix, describing the circumstances of her brother's accidental death. Shadix was best known for his character roles and voiceovers for Tim Burton films, other ... [Read]