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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]

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11 Comments

  • Cam

    Sounds like truth in reporting. LOL

  • 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.

  • PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS

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

  • CharlesinCharge

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

  • Justin Case

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

  • chris

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

  • 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.”

  • alan brickman

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

  • ossurworld

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

  • christopher di spirito

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

  • susan

    @freddie: chris is Evan´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?

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