Ian McKellen: Gay Actors Can Play It Straight

Ian_mckellenAnother statement from Ian McKellen on being out as an actor. The actor has hit out at an unnamed film director who said that gay actors should keep their sexuality hidden from the public, and brings up Heath Ledger again:

“Acting is acting and if that were true Heath Ledger wouldn’t be allowed to be in Brokeback Mountain because he’s presumably a happily married young man who doesn’t have a gay bone in his body…And couldn’t you just tell?”


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