CBS on LOGO’s Jason Bellini on being pigeonholed as a “gay” journalist: “Yes, it’s a gamble. But, it felt right to me. It felt like something I could feel good about — something courageous. As a journalist I didn’t want to be hiding something. I hope that future generations of journalists will view sexuality as a non-issue.”
Radar: Schwarzenegger turning his back on the gay sugar daddies of the international bodybuilding circuit. Biographer: “Arnold has had a long association with rich gay men. When he moved to England [around the time of his first Mr. Universe title in 1967], John Dixey, a British businessman and well-known aficionado of muscle boys, was very, very kind to Arnold. You have to understand, before Arnold came on the scene, it was common currency that bodybuilders were less than machoâ€”it was absolutely given and accepted that they supported themselves by catering to the tastes of wealthy gay men.”
Capote not a “biopic” but an interpretation, say filmmakers. Phillip Seymour Hoffman: “The movie is about knowing that somebody has lost his soul out there, somebody has destroyed a part of himself. … The minute he saw Perry Smith, the outcome was inevitable that two men would die — one literally and the other figuratively.”
Matt Damon’s creme puff up for auction on Belgian eBay.