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OH SNAP — Rupert Everett is dressed down as he enjoys the sights — and tips the street performers — in Milan. (Photos: Bauer-Griffin)

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  • 64 Comments
    • Bryan
      Bryan

      He always looks so unhappy.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 3:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ML
      ML

      He may be grumpy but he’s still a handsome man. Just think how much better he’d look with a smile on his face.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 3:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jack
      Jack

      He looks constipated o with an attack of hemorrhoids

      Oct 16, 2009 at 3:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MR
      MR

      Are you sure that’s even him? What has he done to his face? Too much plastic surgery/botox – he doesn’t even look like himself anymore. Shame, because he was so foxy in the ’90s.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Republican
      Republican

      Wish he’d smile more. Life’s too short and beautiful to not smile.

      I think he looks just fine in the Abercrombie shirt. He wears it well, which is the important part.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 3:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tommy
      Tommy

      I think Rupert looks fine. I’m proud of being a gay man, but one thing about the gay community that embarasses me is why do we always have to be such bitchy nasty queens and have a go at other people.
      We complain about straight people discriminating against us, but we can’t treat each other with dignity and respect.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 4:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • La Belle Otero
      La Belle Otero

      Sardine shoulders are never a good look with a T-shirt. That being said, I wish I looked half as good in a T-shirt. So I giveth with one hand and taketh away with the other.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 4:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GEEBEE
      GEEBEE

      Are you kidding? He looks AMAZING. I too wish he would smile more, tho…I’ve seen him in bars in New York with the same expression. So it’s not just this particular moment with the camera shutter.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 4:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Meowzer
      Meowzer

      He looks like the child that would be born between Frankenstein (from the nose up) and Ringo Starr (from the nose down). Shudder………

      Oct 16, 2009 at 4:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mark
      mark

      Umn how ’bout we ALL stop wearing Abercrombie, and start expressing ourselves again for the sake of the vibrancy of the queer community, I beg you – stop with the AB, AE, and Hollister at once!

      Oct 16, 2009 at 5:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • joe
      joe

      Why is he alone?,a handsome man like that should have some bubble butt twink on his arm. I agree about the smiling. That puss doesnt do him any justice. But he’s still a hot looking guy.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 5:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Keirken
      Keirken

      @Mark

      I was just about to say. TONS of gay 50yos wear Abercrombie.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 5:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AlanInUtah
      AlanInUtah

      He looks like he was just re-reincarnated from being a bulldog. What a grumpy bitch. He should be greatful for the success he has had and show it once in a while.

      fyi for those who bitch about gays not supporting other gays…

      All scenes, regarless of straight, bi, gay, etc… are all bitchy towards eachother. Its not just us gays. Spend some time in straight chat rooms and you’ll run into just as much, if not more cattiness.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 5:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BJ
      BJ

      Just wondering, why shouldn’t anyone (in good shape) over fifty, or some other arbitrary age, wear Abercrombie? And, just what is the age cut-off for A&F? Will one (or more)of the gods on Mt. Homo please educate me. While you’re at it, what are the approved labels for fit men in their fifties? Thank God we don’t live in a plastic, superficial, judgmental, arrogant culture.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 5:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tony
      Tony

      Let’s see, according to the photos, he is paying some attention to the architectural detail on a building, sharing with a street musician, perusing a vintage livre, and taking a public taxi rather than a fancy limo — what a horrible man!

      Oct 16, 2009 at 6:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Wheaton
      Wheaton

      I’m the same age as Rupert, well, he’s a few months older, and I am not full of myself, but I am in better physical shape, just from a devotion to working out. And I would never wear A&F because it’s age-inappropriate and sends the signal that one is trying too hard. With age comes confidence and that includes the ability to realize that you look ridiculous covered in a brand favored by 20-year-olds.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 6:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mike
      Mike

      Ageism is no more acceptable than homophobia.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 6:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jason
      jason

      The gay community is full of appearance fascists. We truly have lost the plot. We are NOT a movement based on open-mindedness, I’m afraid.

      We’ve become a community based on the need to have an orgasm with a person of a particular appearance. Sad, sad, sad.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 6:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brian
      Brian

      Forgive me, bitches, for saying something complimentary, but he does have a nice ass (#2). That said, I do think he could use a shampoo (#9). Sorry, that’s all the cattiness I can muster for the moment. On my way to work out. Saving my best bile for later tonight. Cheers!

      Oct 16, 2009 at 6:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jack
      Jack [Different person #1 using similar name]

      At least he’s not wearing sunglasses and earphones.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 6:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      still do him…

      Oct 16, 2009 at 7:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      he should bear out nice…

      Oct 16, 2009 at 7:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      I think he looks good– yes, he says stupid things. Yes, A&F is very 8 years ago.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 8:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Will
      Will

      Without the Abercrombie wording, that’s really just a blue t-shirt.

      The puffiness seems to have deflated after that bout of surgery – less wrinkles but he lost some of his rugged handsomeness.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 10:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DeAnimator
      DeAnimator

      And the writers of this article didn’t get the memo about not being ageist.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 10:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • robert in nyc
      robert in nyc

      He’s veryyyyy tall. I was dancing under the ball at roxy and you could see him clear across the club on the other side of the bar…

      Oct 16, 2009 at 10:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kyle24
      Kyle24

      I constantly hear gays criticize guys for being too old to wear certain clothes, but are gays to young to wear certain clothes. He looks good in the t-shirt. he’s in much better shape than guys half his age.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 10:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scott ny'er
      scott ny'er

      i don’t care what he wears.

      i just roll my eyes automatically at anyone who wears A&F. But if u want to wear it, so be it.

      Oct 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • nikko
      nikko

      He looks fantastic whatever his age. It just so happens that every pic of him has him looking grumpy!

      Oct 16, 2009 at 10:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rikard
      Rikard

      I agree with BJ. What are the options? Keep sporting your “generation’s style” untill you look entirely foolish, or keep up with trends and be ridiculed over trying too hard?

      Oct 17, 2009 at 1:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DeAnimator
      DeAnimator

      You know…maybe he’s frowning because some fucking asshole is following him around while he’s trying to enjoy his day and snapping pictures of him? Star obsession is ridiculous. They’re just regular people.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 2:33 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rudy
      rudy

      He seems to have a permanent scowl and the trim on his stache and bear only emphasize it.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 2:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Merv
      Merv

      Even if there were such a rule about age and AF, wouldn’t it make an exception for what is essentially a plain T-shirt? There is nothing overly flashy, flamboyant, or age-inappropriate about the T-shirt, except for the silly “rule” against the words Abercrombie and Fitch.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 3:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lex
      Lex

      Wow what happened to his face?

      Oct 17, 2009 at 5:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lex
      Lex

      And I agree with everyone who said he’s too old to be wearing that. It’s like the 40 year old mom wearing her teenage daughter’s baby tees. Call it ageist all day long, it looks stupid.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 5:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kellyc01
      kellyc01

      Everybody: Just Stop.

      Read No. 5 from Tommy. He’s right.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 7:45 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Anthony
      Anthony

      Many kids wear Abercrombie tees, but many look horrible in them, because they are fat! It’s not a question of age, it’s a question of body shape. This tee has been designed for people in good shape and Rupert looks fine in it…

      Oct 17, 2009 at 11:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TADPOLICUS WEX
      TADPOLICUS WEX

      Leave Britn…er, I mean Rupert alone!!!

      Oct 17, 2009 at 11:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cinci Chris
      Cinci Chris

      Considering I know people who have worked in Abercrombie’s marketing department, it is definitely designed and marketed for teens and young adults. To me, seeing an adult wearing Abercrombie indicates they are trying too hard to look young and they’re not comfortable with their age. I’m only 22 and I think I’m too old for Abercrombie. It’s for mindless teens who need an easy way to fit in.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 1:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Casey
      Casey

      I agree with Anthony. (and BJ, and Rikard, and DeAnimator)

      Besides, I’d take a good spanking from Rupert anytime!

      Oct 17, 2009 at 1:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Robert, NYC
      Robert, NYC

      Tommy, I agree. I was walking through Greenwich Village this morning. I didn’t see too many people smiling either, staright or gay. Why do some gays keep getting on Rupert’s case, what has he done to them? Are they jealous or what? He’s a handsome, talented actor. I saw him recently on Broadway with Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit. Without him in the play, it would have been nothing, he was amazing.

      Another thing, it least he had the guts and courage to do what most gay actors don’t do, risking everything by coming out. That’s the problem with our community. If many of us had Rupert’s backbone, we wouldn’t have to fight as hard for equality, we’d have even more power and influence to get things done. I firmly believe there is strength in numbers.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 1:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jazzlow
      Jazzlow

      50 years old and looking THAT good??? He can wear whatever the hell he wants, bitches!!!

      Oct 17, 2009 at 2:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tylertime
      Tylertime

      Seeing that A&F is a brand over a century old I would suggest that the people in their 20s are too young to be wearing it. the brand belonged to generations way before gen y. GAP is a much younger brand but you don’t hear people screaming “you’re too old to wear GAP.”

      Oct 17, 2009 at 5:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pete
      Pete

      What an ass-face. He doesn’t seem too happy to be in Italy. Boo hoo.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 5:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • McShane
      McShane

      @No. 6 · Tommy ; It occured to me today while on the bus how other minority groups support each other anfd give each other special attention and kindness; e.g. Afro-Americans are amazingly community minded. There may be some exceptions , but over all they bond.
      Gay people are just hateful to one another: I don’t know if thats self hatred projected or what. It doesn’t matter, because we will never have anything unless we start making a sense of community.
      I was reading today adout a U.K. base where they are having special Gay Partys. They’ve been part of the military for ten years.
      Here we’ll have nothing if we have to always foight each other and then the religious crazies too.

      Oct 17, 2009 at 7:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ryan
      ryan

      Can we stop trying to bring each other down?

      We need each others support.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 3:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gomez
      gomez

      he’s always sour, still handsome tho. and who cares if he’s fit enough to wear A&F. the t-shirt design is just weak, so what. wrong kicks for those jeans, tho. nice tush.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 3:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • michael
      michael

      His body is better than most 30 year olds, at least in the U.S. so if they can wear it why can’t he? Also, most gays who wear Abercrombie are living some fantasy that if they look like the straight quarterback or rugby player they felt was better than them in high school that they will be acceptable. We are queers and we need to learn to love ourselves as who we are and stop striving to look straight.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 4:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mb00
      mb00

      ooh, I thought he’d gotten his face done recently, guess not…but anyway, so what if he wears the gay “douche-bag” version of Ed Hardy, there are worse things he could be doing….like acting on film or making public statements for that matter.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 5:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      Gays and their ageism…wow …you don’t sound like bigots at all…

      Oct 18, 2009 at 12:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hit It
      Hit It

      Wish he’d smile more. Life’s too short and beautiful to not smile.

      Then ask Queerty, et al, to published the photos of him smiling. Come on, the photographer caught the guy walking around alone on the street. Lookin’ fuckin’ hot, by the way.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 2:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GimmeABreak
      GimmeABreak

      Rupert is a mean, bitter old man. I can’t understand why anyone would pay money to see him act in anything.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 2:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ian
      Ian

      Ummm, no one, and I mean NO ONE should be wearing A&F. Period.

      I don’t care if you’re 15 or 68, you should have some self respect and not wear something that was hot back in 1995.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 4:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • allancsn
      allancsn

      Nice jeans showing his great arse – now girls should 50+ be wearing denim. mmmmm And sorry babes but nobody needs to be ruled by a marketing campaign – a well made tee shirt is just that. Just because A & F tell you only their door sluts look good in their clothes don’t make it so.Wear what ever you want whenever you want.
      And I’ve said it before don’t get so hung up on the age thing – a good looking man is a good looking man – is a good looking man. Don’t be so dismissive because of numbers.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 4:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • marten
      marten

      Give Rupert a break.People age at different rates. Genetics cannot be helped, however, smoking sun exposure and partying
      also play abig part. I am guessing Rup has done his fair share of the later.Unfortunately plastic surgery, botox and the like
      are not very effective at repairing cellular damege, which is what causes the wrinkling and ageing you see in his face.

      Oct 18, 2009 at 8:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chopsie
      Chopsie

      You old bags can gripe all you want. I’ll still marry him!

      Oct 19, 2009 at 11:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alleyne
      Alleyne

      Did any of you ever think that he looks sour because some asshole photographer is following him around while he’s on vacation? If I were being stalked around Milan by some parasitic paparazzi I’d look like I just swallowed acid too.

      Oct 19, 2009 at 11:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jimsteele2008
      jimsteele2008

      Sure, he’s a curmudgeon, but he’s a splendid actor and his body looks fantastic. I’m just glad he got his old face back. A photo of him a few weeks ago looked like he got a face lift.

      Oct 19, 2009 at 12:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • vince
      vince

      yeeeey queerty is not only stupid and shallow now but also sprinkled with ageism!!!

      this is my last time here.

      Oct 19, 2009 at 1:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • M Swan
      M Swan

      A&F sucks.

      Anyone who wears is has no right telling others what they cannot wear.

      It is just a stupid generic logo. You can put that logo on any shirt and nobody would know the difference.

      Queerty: Free of an agenda, except that negative one.

      Oct 20, 2009 at 8:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mm
      mm

      no, he has NO ass.

      Oct 27, 2009 at 11:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rhydderch
      rhydderch

      @BJ: the cut off for abercrombie is last year of college and/or 25 years of age( gotta cut slack for grad school. if you’re in your 50s and hot and can do Armani, Boss and Calvin Klein. If you’re in your 50s and not hot you can do Tommy Bahama and Brooks Brothers.

      Oct 27, 2009 at 11:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • maxdadmark
      maxdadmark

      And which empty-headed twink sent out the memo? As if we need approval to wear the sweatshop created crap that A&F peddles.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 6:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BritAus
      BritAus

      The CEO of Abercrombie Mike Jeffries, is now 68 and he wears his own label.

      @ mm sorry he DOES have an ass, I know because I’VE BEEN THERE, AND HE WAS FANTASTIC !

      BOOYAH BITCHES !!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 10:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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