RUMOR HAS IT

Self-Aware “Gay Pop Icon” Todd Chrisley Insists He Is Heterosexual

smLiB2gChances are you probably don’t know who Todd Chrisley is, but you certainly will now that he’s ready to “be a gay pop icon”!

The 45-year-old star of USA’s latest reality show Chrisley Knows Best told People this week that he’s been aware of rumors about his sexuality for years. The self-professed heterosexual father of five describes himself as “proudly flamboyant, unabashedly enthusiastic about fashion,” and, in case you were wondering, he “absolutely went to see Elton John for his 40th birthday.”

His recent non-coming-out is drumming up press for the show, which premiered earlier this week. It follows Chrisley, his family, and his wife of 18 years doing who the hell even cares on a weekly basis.

In response to a fan that recently asked “When are you going to come out of the closet?”, Chrisley responds “I don’t live in a closet, but if you’d like me to escort you out of yours I’m happy to do so.”

Chrisley’s eldest daughter allegedly informed him that he’d become a “gay pop icon” after the show’s premiere. “I’d rather be a gay pop icon than I would a redneck,” he told People. “The fact that you are thinking about what I’m doing in my bedroom at 45 is exciting to me.”

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12 Comments

  • Louis

    Ive seen one episode of this show very funny .

    But I will throw in the first obvious answer yes this man is gay its beyond obvious that he is clearly in denial .

    I remember they gave a preview for the show on Charter ondemand and he told his wife they weren’t having sex anymore and it was meant too be suspenseful but then he said because I don’t want too create any more of them or something along those lines.

    His WIFE laughed and he did 2 when he said that and its also beyond obvious that SHE is also in clear denial she knows he is not straight and Im pretty sure his children do as well.

  • PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID

    I seriously hope he and the likes of ladybird Bachman are indeed red-blooded heterosexuals as it would help even things out and destroy stereotypes.

  • alterego1980

    I couldn’t care less about the show, but my best guess is that he may be BI and suppressing his attraction to men. here’s nothing that says a Bi man can’t be a little or a lot flamboyant! As long as his suppression of that side of him doesn’t have a negative effect on him and his attitude toward his family, to each their own i guess.

  • wagnerwallace

    What makes him gay? Or are we just reinforcing stereotypes today?

  • redcarpet

    Who keeps approving and watching these rich white people being idiotic shows? Other rich white people probably *cough* Andy Cohen *cough*

    I really don’t need the constant reminder that I’m poor from the likes of the vapid Housewives.

  • Hillers

    With that stretched back, shiny face, he is sure to eventually evolve (devolve?) into what the CEO of Abercrombie looks like today.

  • alanj

    @redcarpet:
    These shows must be incredibly cheap to produce- it’s the only explanation why there’s so many.

  • Ruhlmann

    I threw out my television thirty years ago because of the crap that was on it then. It’s gotten much worse.

  • DarkZephyr

    I am so sick of TV shows about Millionaires.

  • Mdterp01

    I just saw the first episode of this show. Campy hilarious but Stevie Wonder can see this man is gay. Who is he trying to fool?

  • Scott Amundsen

    “Two, four, six, eight; how do you know your husband’s straight?”

    If that man is heterosexual then my Gaydar™ is broken. I know a queen when I see one.

  • seehearnow

    Oh lord, as another TV personality likes to say, the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. After I read the investigation into his 45 million dollar bankruptcy scheme, it’s pretty clear Mr. Todd has become quite comfortable telling lies he doesn’t even believe himself. He married for money not love, sad really, if you believe he’s straight, I have a bridge to sell if you’re interested.

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