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Legendary Record Exec Clive Davis Comes Out As Bisexual

Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party - Arrivals


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By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Feb 19, 2013
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  • 13 Comments
    • Jackhoffsky
      Jackhoffsky

      Almost.

      Or actually, at his age… Close Enough.

      The point is… FINALLY.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 9:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Things have changed if we are finally reaching the point where even people in the glass closet, people 80 years old etc… are coming out.

      Good for Clive, took a while, but nice to have you out of the closet.

      Now maybe if you could do something about all of those publicists demanding that their clients stay closeted.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 11:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alan down in Florida
      Alan down in Florida

      As a kid growing up in Brooklyn in the ’60s Clive Davis was my absolute hero. It was because of him I pursued a career in the music business. Had he been out then maybe I would have seen that it was OK to be the gay man I was struggling not to be and I might have come out sooner than my mid-30s. Nonetheless he still remains my hero for the music he has midwifed for 5 decades.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 1:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brian
      Brian

      All men are capable of bisexual behavior.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 2:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chad Hunt
      Chad Hunt

      bisexual … I think what Queerty meant was he “buys” & expects people to be “sexual”. I think that should be the new Gay -For-Pay term BUYSEXUAL.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 4:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • beaubourg
      beaubourg

      Agree with you Chad Hunt. what an hypocrit..!!!

      Feb 19, 2013 at 4:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WayDifferent
      WayDifferent

      He’s been accused of much worse by people he ditched from the label. He’s been in a relationship with a man for 7 years. He’s gay. Big deal. Gay men, however, should stop being patronized by this “bisexual” term which is meant to be a step above them in some way or another.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 4:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • EllynRuth
      EllynRuth

      So sad to see such ignorant thinking on this thread. This is the LGBT community and there should be respect for every identity represented within that name on this website. People wonder why it takes so long for bisexual people to come out and your comments are perfect examples of why it is so difficult. The man just came out as bisexual and Way Different decides that no, he’s gay. How dare you?! Who are you to determine someone else’s identity for them? Davis explained that he is attracted to more than one gender so just leave it at that. I think it’s great that he’s being open about being bi and about being monogamous and that the two are able to co-exist.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 7:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sweet Boy
      Sweet Boy

      Bisexual is a term from the last century…now the term is OMNISEXUAL….he will f*ck anything that moves

      Feb 19, 2013 at 8:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @EllynRuth:

      Oh yes, you are right, the reason that people don’t come out is because the poor trod upon bisexuals are afraid that people might say they are gay. How awful, that is surely the only reason that an 80 year old man like Davis didn’t come out.

      Nothing to do with the fact that it used to be illegal, that people can still be fired, etc… no it’s because they will all fall upon their fainting couches if somebody calls them gay.

      The point you seem to have missed is that he hasn’t been with a woman since 1990. That is 23 years of being exclusive to men. You may want to take your histrionics someplace else.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 9:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • FunMe
      FunMe

      The gay 90s are actually happening now. Who knew!

      So what’s up with everyone wanting to be gay now? Oh wait, “bisexual” … yeah, thats the ticket.

      First, I do think this Davis guy is gay. Sure he was married, but weren’t many of his generation married because that was a way to hide their gayness? And he’s been with men since the Studio 54 1970s. Yeah, “bi” … LOL

      Meanwhile, I wonder if other Sony executives are gay, too. NOTHING surprises me anymore. ;-)

      Feb 19, 2013 at 10:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WayDifferent
      WayDifferent

      @EllynRuth: “Da man” was called out as being a homosexual pedophile about 30 years ago by someone that was ditched from the label. How’s that for “ignorance”? If he’s “bisexual”, I’m straight.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 10:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • EllynRuth
      EllynRuth

      @Cam: No, Cam, you didn’t get my point. It’s that even when you do come out as bisexual people constantly refute it so some people don’t even bother. There are countless bi people who “pass” as gay and lesbian just so they don’t have to deal with your kind of ignorance. So what if Davis hasn’t been with a woman since 1990, that doesn’t prove anything about his sexual orientation, it just means he’s been in monogamous relationships with men. Being bi doesn’t mean you have to have sex with more than one gender all the time, it’s about attraction.

      Feb 19, 2013 at 11:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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