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Just speculation here [Smile] ...

I just saw Macaulay Culkin's 20/20 interview with Barbara Walters. I can honestly saw I have never seen a more stereotypically effeminate man that I didn't *know* was gay already.

Did anyone see the interview? Any thoughts? Are his mannerisms possibly the product of his horribly abused childhood?

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Well, if "guilt" by association is your thing, Culkin was a featured guest on "out" British comedian Graham Norton's chat show. They traded a few "knowing" innuendo-packed comments - but then I've seen David Duchovny, Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer - some of the most heterosexual actors in the world - engage in camp repartee, so, prraps not.
Certainly, to still be a fan of Macauley Culkin to this day might be considered "GAY" in terms of the TV show 'Friends': something unfashionable or tasteless

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Yup, he certainly didn't look too camp next to Graham, did he?

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Who cares?!

If Macaulay Culkin were gay, what effect would it have on any of our lives?

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More power to him!
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Wasn't he in a film called "Homo Lone"?
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Originally posted by arnold wanker:
...I've seen David Duchovny, Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer - some of the most heterosexual actors in the world - engage in camp repartee, so, prraps not.

That's what we thought about Rock Hudson too! [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Blue Suede Jam:
Wasn't he in a film called "Homo Lone"?

Omigod, YOMANK
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quote:
Originally posted by Kill Eye:
Who cares?!

If Macaulay Culkin were gay, what effect would it have on any of our lives?

1) It would cause a deep rift in the very fabric of space-time... duh...

2) Those gay men amongst us just got once more chance for a date.

3) Incredibly funny jokes like
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Wasn't he in a film called "Homo Lone"?
become possible (good one!!! LOL!)
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Erhm . . . isn't/wasn't he married very young, like at 18? I realize that doesn't necessary prove anything ::coughMichaelJacksoncough:: but it is a factor, at least.

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quote:
Originally posted by arnold wanker:
"GAY" in terms of the TV show 'Friends': something unfashionable or tasteless

Friends uses "Gay" in that term? Wouldn't they have been clubbed to death by activists by now? Can somebody give me examples, i haven't watched that show for awhile.

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i love my foppish smiley.

anyway, i'm new, and after lurking forever, it is so nice to make my voice heard! (but unfortunate for the rest of you, ha)

as for those guys on "friends" being clubbed to death by activists...i guess someone didn't whack hard enough, 'cuz they keep making new episodes. although, that does explain how those girls stay so thin...(whack!)

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I watched that interview and I totally thought he was gay. I thought that if it was true, it may have been one of the reasons he hid out for so long from the public.

I felt kind of sorry for him because he seemed so scared and jumpy all the time. (Another child star who has had problems adjusting :sigh:) He admitted that he was almost phobic since it takes him so long to work up the courage to do anything, even go to the grocery store. [Frown]

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Originally posted by arnold wanker:
Certainly, to still be a fan of Macauley Culkin to this day might be considered "GAY" in terms of the TV show 'Friends': something unfashionable or tasteless

Maybe he means as unfashionable or tasteless as the show 'Friends' itself?

Arnold, do you do music for Angel?

Can't think of any other Culkin-title adaptions.

Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.

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Well, according to the Internet Movie Database news section www.imdb.com,

Mac just blew $2000 on lap dances from female strippers. So he's either straight, or way gay and trying desperately to get back in the closet.

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There is a simple explanation for the lap dances from female damcers Culkin's allegedly spent a good chunk of money on:

He is so gay that he has lesbian tendencies...

[Smile]

(Actually: it's his own business; I don't care; and there are such things as planted stories by press agents to spin images.)

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quote:
Originally posted by Blue Suede Jam:
Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.

So this automatically makes him gay, because he danced in a ballet? Pretty damn sterotypical if you ask me.

Lizzy "and rude" Bean

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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by Blue Suede Jam:
Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.

So this automatically makes him gay, because he danced in a ballet? Pretty damn sterotypical if you ask me.

Lizzy "and rude" Bean

No. You haven't understood my post, or presumably anyone else's. You are wrong on so many levels all I can ask you to do is read the posts again until you understand and don't be so quick to judge.
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He's playing a crossdressing murderer in his next film... that'll be something to watch.

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quote:
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Originally posted by LizzyBean Cheesy Queen:
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Originally posted by Blue Suede Jam:
Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.

So this automatically makes him gay, because he danced in a ballet? Pretty damn sterotypical if you ask me.

Lizzy "and rude" Bean

No. You haven't understood my post, or presumably anyone else's. You are wrong on so many levels all I can ask you to do is read the posts again until you understand and don't be so quick to judge.
Then how about attempting to explain to me what you ment, instead of "no, you're wrong?"

So I missunderstood. Explain it to me. Don't just tell me I'm wrong. It's called communication.

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Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.
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So this automatically makes him gay, because he danced in a ballet? Pretty damn sterotypical if you ask me.

Lizzy "and rude" Bean

Blue Suede Jam was attempting to make a joke with the name "The Nutcracker" not the fact that it was a ballet.
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Can't think of any other Culkin-title adaptions.

Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.

This was running off of the joke of "Homo Lone." Jam just commented that The Nutcracker's name didn't need to change for it to have a homosexual/NFBSK connotation.

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Yes, that's it. But I really don't feel like I have to defend myself against charges of homophobia. Like if someone asks me "when did you stop beating up your mother?" I feel to even answer the question gives it dignity it doesn't deserve.

I remember once online someone called me homophobic, and cos the charge was so ridiculous I said "well actually I am gay." The same person then bashed me for being gay! I'm not, but because I don't see it as an insult, I have no problem with someone believing I am.

Plus I'm pretty sure Culkin doesn't dance ballet in Nutcracker anyway and plus who says it's a stereotype that gay men are more likely to be interested in ballet? I'm pretty sure it's true, though that doesn't make it a slur just like calling someone gay shouldn't be a slur either. I had a gay flat mate who I didn't realise was gay for months because he wasn't into "traditional" gay interests (musicals, ballet etc), which shows I shouldn't trust in stereotypes. However, most gay men I know ARE into those things. More than hetero men anyway. That's not prejudice, just statistics.

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quote:
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Erhm . . . isn't/wasn't he married very young, like at 18? I realize that doesn't necessary prove anything ::coughMichaelJacksoncough:: but it is a factor, at least.

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Plus I'm pretty sure Culkin doesn't dance ballet in Nutcracker anyway
Well, if the picture I saw in the TV programme I bought today is any indication, if he doesn't dance, he does a good job imitating ballet. Yup, the movie will air here, on tuesday may 21st, at 8.45 pm, on TPS Star. Thank God I don't receive that channel. BTW, the critic said that, as Prince Nutcracker, Culkin is "unconvincing".
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Plus I'm pretty sure Culkin doesn't dance ballet in Nutcracker anyway
Well, if the picture I saw in the TV programme I bought today is any indication, if he doesn't dance, he does a good job imitating ballet.
Really? Maybe he is gay after all then.

[ducks, runs for cover]

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Well, for starters, I am gay.

To back up Blue Vein a bit, and to draw upon some personal scholarly research into gay studies and psychology, here is some info from the psychoanalyst, Richard A. Isay, MD (a gay man himself) from his seminal book "Being Homosexual: Gay Men and Their Development" (1989):

"Almost all the gay men whom I have seen in psychoanalysis [...] report that, starting from about age four, they felt that they were "different" from their peers. They saw themselves as more sensitive than other boys; they cried more easily, had their feelings more readily hurt, had more aesthetic interests, enjoyed nature, art, and music, and were drawn to other "sensitive" boys, girls, and adults."

I would add to that my own note - that while there are some who correspond to this picture, there are also gay men who have great interest in sports, didn't cry much as children, seldom felt "different" or "feminine," who fit in well with peers. I would have to say that the problem of nonconformity causes most of the problems that the "gender atypical" boys face.

Whether it is "sterotypical" to think that, more than likely, if you meet a gay man he is probably into aesthetic pursuits, is not my place to judge - but it's not a particularly "bad" sterotype anyway, to be inclined to artistic endeavours.

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Though he was in a version of The Nutcracker.
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So this automatically makes him gay, because he danced in a ballet? Pretty damn sterotypical if you ask me.

Lizzy "and rude" Bean

Blue Suede Jam was attempting to make a joke with the name "The Nutcracker" not the fact that it was a ballet.
Oh dear gawd...someone shoot me for being the biggest ass on the board. The joke flew right over my head.

Blue Suede, please forgive me, I am so sorry I misinturpreted your post. I was not, in any way, implying that you were homophobic, or that you had a thing against gay men. I grew up in ballet, and had several male friends who love to dance, and none of them were gay. I guess I just take that a little more personally than I should. It's the same kind of thing as assuming that all men in theatre are gay. Again, I'm sorry.

You may now smack me with a fish.

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No worries. Lame joke anyway.

Edited to add: I just noticed my new cheese adapted name has a dirty connotation too.

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This whole thread is a childish Beevis & Butthead-esque string of gay innuendo jokes.

Joking at the expense of a segment of society and then explaining that you didn't mean anything by it doesn't erase the fact that you were joking at their expense to begin with.

If this were a thread of racial jokes a "come on it was just a joke" wouldn't be accepted.

--I'm not pointing a finger at anyone in particular, just stating how I feel.

Kill "rather offended none-the-less" Eye

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I notice that the people that get offended at most "unPC" jokes are ones that don't belong to the group that is being made light of.

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I notice that the people that get offended at most "unPC" jokes are ones that don't belong to the group that is being made light of.

-schemmy

Don't sweat it. I've noticed that people who get their panties in a twist (on this board anyway) about ribald jokes tend to a) be new and b) go away after a while.
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I notice that the people that get offended at most "unPC" jokes are ones that don't belong to the group that is being made light of.

How would you know what group one belongs to?

Don't sweat it. I've noticed that people who get their panties in a twist (on this board anyway) about ribald jokes tend to a) be new and b) go away after a while.

a) nice way to welcome new members b) new members are not always as new as they seem, some 'lurk' awhile before joining in c) no one's 'panties are in a twist' just pointing out that not everyone shares everyone elses sense of humour.

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quote:
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How would you know what group one belongs to?

It wasn't a comment about you, just something I threw out there, in general. It's something I've definitely noticed - if someone were to scream "N****R!" on a message board, in general, the black people on the board would be less offended, and recognize the person as the troll they are; many others, however, would just first look surprised, and then get angry - in my experience at least.

I'm also speaking as a bisexual... the homosexual jokes don't offend me at all.

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