Results tagged “hollywood” 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]

  "NBCUniversal has taken quick and strong action regarding this matter and also started a productive dialogue around future 'Bill & Ted' programming to ensure that all park visitors can have an enjoyable experience. This decision falls in line with NBCUniversal's history of including groundbreaking and positive depictions of LGBT people across its brands."   GLAAD Spokesperson Wilson Cruz, ... [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]

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

Posted by Administrator
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]

"Gay guys control the fashion industry and the casting industry and the whole Hollywood look. And gays like bodies that remind them of a 14 year old-boy. Guys like curves. Guys like curves. Absolutely, positively. It's biological, because a woman with curves looks like she can bear your children successfully and that's biologically what a man is looking for. So ... [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]

''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]

Portia de Rossi changing surname to DeGeneres

Posted by JD Uy
August 11, 2010 10:24 AM |
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 1. Petition: PORTIA DE ROSSI filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Portia de Rossi Proposed name: Portia Lee James DeGeneres From a Los Angeles, CA Superior Court document that shows that actress Portia de Rossi is going to take on the surname of her wife, Ellen ... [Read]

''I think that you have to be married to know how different it is than just being together with someone.... It feels like a very relaxing, calming thing.... Because of that commitment, I just feel like we're more of a team. More kind of working for the common goal of us.... No of course the word [marriage] is not ... [Read]

''I got involved with someone I never expected to get involved with, and it was that kind of awakening. I never fought it because it was like, oh, I understand why I had the issues I had early in life. I had a great deal of difficulty connecting with men in relationships.... It never occurred to me to think, ... [Read]

Ellen Degeneres on Proposition 8: 'No' means 'Yes'

Posted by JD Uy
September 25, 2008 8:20 AM |
''The wording of Prop 8 is tricky. It's like if someone asked you, 'You don't want dessert, right?' But you do want dessert so you say, 'Yes,' which really means you don't want dessert. And if you say, 'No,' which means you do want dessert -- it sounds like you don't. Either way, you don't get what you want. ... [Read]

''Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were married tonight in an intimate ceremony at their home in Los Angeles.'' A spokesperson for the newly married celebrity couple, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi. (People) ... [Read]

Ellen commits. Jodie splits.

Posted by JD Uy
May 16, 2008 12:20 PM |
"Yesterday, if you haven't heard, the California Supreme Court overturned the ban on gay marriage. So, I would like to say right now, for the first time, I am announcing, I am getting married.... I'll tell you who the lucky guy is soon.... I'm so excited. If I'm this emotional now just saying it, I can't imagine how that's ... [Read]