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Gay Website Insists It Was Correct In Asking Tom Hardy Cringe-Inducing Question About His “Ambiguous Sexuality”

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13:  Actor Tom Hardy speaks during the 'Legend' press conference  at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 13, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Juanito Aguil/WireImage)

Though actor Tom Hardy bristled at Daily Xtra’s questions about sexuality during a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Sept 13, 2015, touching off a media firestorm — other actors have embraced our questions at TIFF, and even welcomed the opportunity to shine a spotlight on sexuality and gender identity.

As Canada’s gay and lesbian news source, we feel it’s our responsibility to examine sexuality and the ways in which it’s portrayed on screen, especially once it’s in the public eye.”


A post co-written by Robin Perelle and Kevin O’Keefe on Daily Xtra‘s website to defend its widely-derided novice reporter Graeme Coleman timidly asking Legend star Tom Hardy about a 2008 interview he gave to Attitude magazine and using examples of other celebs such as Evan Rachel Wood who’ve answered the question as evidence. Watch the super-awkawrd exchange between Hardy and Coleman below.