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Screen Legend Debbie Reynolds Says Every Actor She Dated Was Gay

reynoldsdebbie01Everyone I dated was gay. Everyone except Robert Wagner. Because otherwise they wouldn’t be hired. Women don’t want to go and see a new movie with a gorgeous looking guy who kisses men. Rock [Hudson], was a close friend, he was gay but he didn’t dare come out so he married his agent’s secretary just to cover it up. He never lived with her and they paid her. Of course it still goes on. Now who’s to say there’s anything wrong with that?”


Screen icon Debbie Reynolds speaking on the necessity for actors to remain closeted during Hollywood’s Golden Age, in an interview with The Telegraph

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On:           May 18, 2014
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    • Billy Budd

      When I tell you guys that James Franco is gay and living in the glass closet for obvious reasons, nobody believes me.

      May 18, 2014 at 6:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SpunkyBunks

      Debbie is a legend. God bless ya! To be honest, I think anybody in Hollyweird with any talent is assumed to be gay at this point! I don’t know any exciting heteros.

      May 18, 2014 at 7:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Horse Lips

      Personally, I think there is plenty wrong with gay actors feeling like they have to live in the closet. Love Debbie tho.

      May 18, 2014 at 7:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hotboyvb81

      “…Of course it still goes on. Now who’s to say there’s anything wrong with that?” well- it was illegal to be gay back when she was bearding- prison or castration happened regularly…today- there’s no real excuse for it- closet cases are in their for fame and fortune- only!

      May 18, 2014 at 8:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jar

      Little Miss Debbie Reynolds, do you have anything else you’d like to divulge? Come on, who cares? I’m surprised she exempted Robert Wagner (is he the only one still alive) given the rumors about his wife’s untimely death.

      May 18, 2014 at 8:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      Apparently Wagoner sliped through on a technicality. Just ask Natalie Wood: “blubb..gurrgle..gurgggle….bluurbbb…gurggggle…aaaaahhhh; oops, I mean Christopher Walken

      May 18, 2014 at 9:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      She didnt say wagoner wasn’t bi!

      May 18, 2014 at 9:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • lkeels

      @Billy Budd: Because it doesn’t matter. It’s not relevant. Who cares if he (or anyone else) is or isn’t?

      May 18, 2014 at 11:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
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      May 18, 2014 at 11:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jckfmsincty

      Eddie Fisher?

      May 19, 2014 at 1:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • neostud

      @Billy Budd: LOL.

      May 19, 2014 at 10:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Maude

      @Billy Budd:

      I met him once when he had ‘private eye’ TV show in the seventies,
      he was at an all gay Oscar party for an Israeli designer who won the Oscar that year.

      He kept to himself all night, and he left alone.

      May 19, 2014 at 10:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bromancer7

      @Billy Budd: Ever occur to you that maybe he’s bi and he really does date women cause he likes them?

      May 19, 2014 at 1:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • geb1966

      @Maude: How exactly did you meet James Franco, whom Billy Budd is talking about, in the 70s when he wasn’t even born til 1978?

      May 19, 2014 at 5:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DickieJohnson

      OMG, I fell in lust with Robert Wagner at age 14, when I saw him in “Prince Valiant” on the TV late movie, circa 1964! Then, along came Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Michael Landon, and Lloyd Bridges. I didn’t have a clue what was happening to me!

      May 19, 2014 at 11:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • NoelG

      I support anyone’s decision to stay in the closet as long as they are not otherwise harming the lgbt community (e.g. some closeted Republican politicians).

      May 20, 2014 at 12:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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