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McKellen Slams Producers for ‘Keeping Stars in Closet’

April 2, 2007 at 6:24 pm by xoanon  - 

HOLLYWOOD – Ian McKellen has hit out at Hollywood movie producers for encouraging homosexual actors to remain ‘in the closet.’ The X-Men star, who revealed he was gay on British radio in 1988, has in the past criticized actors for not ‘coming out.’ But the 67-year-old now blames the forces behind the film industry for pressuring homosexual actors to keep their sexuality a secret. McKellen says, “With all that liberal attitude (in Hollywood), you have a local industry which is saying to local people who live in the area–‘When you come to work, you are not gay.’ [More]

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