He walked out and down the street. He looked back once. That was it.
When "X-Men" star Patrick Stewart was "outed" as gay by the Guardian, he considered it quite a nice change. The Guardian made the error in an article about Ellen Page's coming out. In the piece, reporter Jane Czyzselska mistakenly identified Stewart as gay when referencing the supportive message he sent the "Inception" actress after her big announcement.
When it comes to celebrities, people love to gossip about their sexuality. Since famous people live so much of their lives in the public, perhaps their fans assume their sexual orientations should be out in the open, too. Whatever the reason for celebrity gay rumorsnot all of them are true.
Kristen Stewart is "like so gay, dude. Thorne came out as bi after kissing a girl in her Snapchat story, announcing her sexuality on Twitter. She has since become outspoken about bisexuality on the platform. Rapper Angel Haze's music has touched on sexuality, and identified as pansexual in a interview with Fusion TV.
Perkins was intense, sensitive, and complex, according to Scotty Bowers in Full Service. He was married with two kids but also gay. His longest gay relationship was with actor Tab Hunter, but he saw many men.
These chart toppers set aside their musical talents for a moment to take center stage for another reason: to come out of the closet. Frank Ocean's career was in the balance after he announced on his Twitter page that he was once madly in love with a boy. The budding star hadn't released a proper album before taking a risk that most celebrities save until well into success.
James Dean was sexy, angry, talented, and a star that burned too brightly. One of the most iconic actors of the silver screen, Dean was only 24 years old when he died and yet his legend has endured for over half a century. Dean had a passion for acting and moved to Hollywood to pursue his dreams in the early 50s.
There have been many musicians over the years who have openly identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender in classic rock. The first bisexual rock star was Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a rock and roll pioneer. Many lesbian, gay, bi, and trans rock musicians were in the closet for years or even decades before coming out.
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