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The Soapbox: On Rupert Everett & Having Gay Parents

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The actor Rupert Everett, who is gay, believes children should have a “mother and a father.”

My father, who is also gay, shared the same beliefs. So did my gay mother. So did my gay father-in-law. So, in fact, did the Christopher Plummer character in “Beginners.”

But can it be true that there’s “[nothing] worse than being brought up by two gay dads,” as Rupert said?

Ask my husband, whose father and stepfather fully participated in raising him. Ask my children, who have three of four openly gay grandparents. Keep reading »

Hugh Hefner And Rupert Everett Separated At Birth?

In Coed magazine’s collection of photos “Hef: The Early Years,” I couldn’t help but notice how much young Hugh Hefner looks like Rupert Everett, the British actor best known in America for pointing out to Julia Roberts that no one was chasing her in “My Best Friend’s Wedding.” Well, at least if there’s ever a “Playboy: The Movie,” we have a casting idea. Keep reading »

Rupert Everett Thinks Hollywood Is Sexist And Homophobic

“I never got a job there, and I never got a job here, after [coming out] … I did a couple of films, I was very lucky at the beginning of my career … and then, I never had another job here for 10 years, probably, and I moved to Europe … I think show business is ideally suited for heterosexuals, it’s a very heterosexual business, it’s run mostly by heterosexual men, and there’s a kind of pecking order. I think the position of women is a pretty difficult one in show business. If you look at the idea of a drunk women in show business on the skids at the age of 50, and a drunken man in show business on the skids, the drunken man gets an awful amount of support, and the women is a slut.”

Rupert Everett sounds off on his non-existent acting career and sexism in Hollywood. [Huffington Post]

After the jump, his total pot shot on Jennifer Aniston. Keep reading »

Who Should Guy Ritchie Snog & Shag Next?

Well, it’s official. Madonna’s longtime publicist, Liz Rosenberg, confirmed in an email to the Associated Press that the mega-star and her director husband, Guy Ritchie, are splitting up after rumors of marital strife for years. Rumor has it that Madonna and Alex Rodriguez are indeed romantically involved, but we’re kind of wondering who Ritchie will date now that his eight year marriage is kaput. The pair are aiming to have the divorce finalized by Christmas — who should Ritchie set his sights on for 2009? We have a few ideas…. Keep reading »

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