Hugh Jackman “Stopped Paying Attention” To Gay Rumors, Still Talking About Gay Rumors

Screen Shot 2013-07-16 at 2.54.11 PMA romantic surprise a day keeps the gay rumors away, or so Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman wishes. The Australian beefcake shared secrets with Good Housekeeping this week on how he keeps his relationship with wife Deborra-Lee Furness fresh, and unfortunately, it doesn’t involve whips, chains, or an experimental sex tape.

“My number one rule for romance is surprise,” he says. “So much of life is about routine.”

We agree. Keeping a relationship healthy while your sexuality is routinely under a microscope can be tough. That’s why he voluntarily chains himself to his wife’s side, telling the magazine that they’ve agreed to “never be apart for more than two weeks, something that Furness initiated.”

via Good Housekeeping:

“When I met her,” Jackman says, “she’d already done about 20 movies,” and she understood distance’s effect on intimacy. “She said, ‘It’s not that I think you’re going to go off with a costar, or vice versa. But people get used to living apart. You get used to handling a problem yourself.’”

When they are together, Jackman and Furness absolutely do not entertain your excessive gay rumors. “I don’t really pay attention,” he said. “If someone’s going to spend their time saying, ‘You’re really not 6′ 2′; you’re 5′ 10,’ I’ll tell them once, ‘I am 6′ 2’. Then, whatever you want to believe, it’s up to you. We really only get mad when there’s an element of truth, right?”

Right. So why was your wife mad the last time we all talked about this?

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  • Cam

    Yeah, this is like the 50th interview I’ve heard where he talks about the rumors he supposedly doesn’t worry about.

  • B Damion

    He has a new movie coming out so any kind of publicity is what he is after right now!
    I am so sick of this fake hollyweird s**t. I wouldn’t be suprised if he is behind the “Gay rumor” leaks.
    Go sett down sum where Hugh. Sett down now!

  • AndrewIB

    Does it matter..I suppose to some it must, Mr Jackman is protecting his marriage and his identity as is his perogative..could I care less..no not really. He’s a handsome man gay or straight, matters not one jot to me.

  • mydude


    Boy that’s rich.

  • Scribe38

    Could give less than a darn if he’s gay or not, just make the next Wolverine movie really good. He can then go back on Broadway or to his wife. I just want to see one of my favorite marvel characters done right!

  • ted72

    @Scribe38: Couldn’t have said it better myself.

    Thank you Scribe38. :)

  • notnerb

    Gee, maybe his wife was mad because she has had YEARS of these rumors, seemingly based on the idea that there is no way a hot guy like him could possibly be attracted to her because she is older.

    Maybe she gets pissed off that these rumors hurt their kids.

    One of the biggest insults of the agenda of groups like the National Organisation for Marriage is that they refuse to acknowledge that families with gay and lesbian parents are are “real” because they don’t confirm to NOM’s limited view of the world… yet here we are doing the same to Hugh and his wife simply because of an age gap and the fact he can hold a tune!

  • ConorD

    If nothing was fishy about that marriage he would just say what Clooney said, “How does it hurt me if people think I’m gay?” and only say it once. Instead it seems Jackman says it every year. Obviously his “people” are freaking because so many people in the business have outed him and he has just done two Wolverine films and the last installment was a stinker.

    If they cared how the children were effected they would keep them out of the press. Let’s face it he wants a clean family image (anyone buying it?) and money at any cost.

  • balehead

    The gay predators on here should leave him alone already!! It isn’t going to happen trolls!…

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