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August 22, 2013

7 Male Celebrities Who Might Be Secretly Gay

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What is the issue?
There’s nothing wrong with being gay, which is why I’ve always bemoaned male celebrities’ reluctance to step out of the closet. Guys, you’re only perpetuating the gay stigma.

1. John Travolta

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For reasons unknown, a predilection for scientology is often accompanied by closeted sexual preferences. Rumors that Travolta is gay have always been rampant, but in 2011, a cruise line employee accused Travolta of sexually harassing him. Though Travolta denied the claims, the allegations spurred other victims of Travolta’s harassment to come out of the woodwork.

2. Kanye West

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Apparently Kanye is rumored to have had an affair with a prominent male fashion designer. I wonder who wears the leather kilt in that relationship.

3. Will Smith

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Another Scientology enthusiast, Smith has been dodging gay rumors since he was the fresh prince. Back then, it was rumored that he spent a fair amount of time at West Hollywood gay clubs. Marrying Jada Pinkett only fueled the rumors, leading people to believe that they’re each other’s beards.

4. Tom Cruise

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His marriage to Katie Holmes was reportedly entirely arranged. Tom, the jig is up.

5. P. Diddy

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It should come as no surprise that a black man working in the music industry might have a hard time admitting he’s gay. Apparently, Wendy Williams publicly claimed that Diddy is gay, specifically for the rapper Loon.

6. Russell Simmons

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Rumors that Russell Simmons is gay is nothing new. (During 2006 Fashion Week, a woman who found Simmons’ blackberry claimed to have discovered sexts between Simmons and another man.)

7. James Franco

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Good news for men and women everywhere: James Franco is perhaps, at the very least, bi. During Franco’s time at Columbia University, fellow classmates spotted him making out with a dude. TC mark

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