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Can’t The Post Call Evan Lysacek a Queen Without Everyone Losing It?

Online, the Post‘s Michael Starr story about Nicole Scherzinger beating Evan Lysacek on Dancing With The Stars was headlined “‘Dancing’ Doll beats ice king.” In print, it was “‘Dancing’ Doll beats ice queen.” Does this make the newspaper homophobic? Does it mean they updated their web headline after realizing the gays might complain? Does it mean the Post swings both ways? [via]

By:           editor editor
On:           May 27, 2010
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  • 11 Comments
    • Cam
      Cam

      Sounds like truth in reporting. LOL

      May 27, 2010 at 12:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sam
      Sam

      The ‘Post is somewhat conservative. The original (print) headline is most likely in line with editorial policy; the online edition was likely updated after complaints from Lysacek’s publicist. This is contrary to their usual trick: the online headlines are normally exaggerated more so than their print counterparts to attract visitors. Linkbait is necessary given the need to draw users to ads.

      May 27, 2010 at 1:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS
      PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS

      Just made Johnny qWeir’s day………………..

      May 27, 2010 at 1:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CharlesinCharge
      CharlesinCharge

      Do we know this queen’s, er, king’s sexual orientation?

      May 27, 2010 at 2:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Justin Case
      Justin Case

      Did you get the “beat” double entendre? i.e., beat = jerk off

      May 27, 2010 at 3:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • chris
      chris

      evan is a american hero , he deserves more respect.the newspaper cis confused I think. evan is ICE KING.

      May 27, 2010 at 4:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Freddie
      Freddie

      The only one confused is you, Chris.

      Lice-a-chick is a bigger Mary than Quentin Crisp on Pride Day popping out of a Prada float while singing “I Will Survive.”

      May 27, 2010 at 5:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      still hawter than Johnny or the jealous queens on here….and that will never change…

      May 27, 2010 at 10:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ossurworld
      ossurworld

      Alas, Evan was only queen for a day (in the Post).

      May 28, 2010 at 9:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • christopher di spirito
      christopher di spirito

      The Post is known for their headlines and not their content.

      May 28, 2010 at 9:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • susan
      susan

      @freddie: chris is EvanĀ“s fan, she loves him, she defends evan because to her , he is cute guy, hot, hero… she is not ofended someone, SO WHY MAN?. THIS IS ONE COMMENT OK?

      May 28, 2010 at 11:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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