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  • Kristin Chenoweth at GLAAD Awards: 'Love Everyone the Same'

    Posted Apr 11th 2011 at 11:15 AM by John Mitchell

    A teary-eyed Kristin Chenoweth accepted the Vanguard Award at Sunday's 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles for her work to increase the visibility and understanding of the LGBT community in the media. Last year, Chenoweth, a devout Christian, wrote a lengthy response to a Newsweek article that claimed gay male actors couldn't successfully play straight men, instigating a media debacle th...

  • Inside Scoop From the Tony Awards Gift Lounge

    Posted Jun 14th 2010 at 02:30 PM by Amber James

    No star walked away empty-handed at Sunday night's Tony Awards. On 3 Productions produced the Official Talent Gift Lounge backstage at the 64th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, and everyone from Sean Hayes and Scarlett Johansson to Paula Abdul, Justin Bartha and Kristin Chenoweth stopped by to pick up some sweet gifts. PopEater has the inside scoop from the stars and vendors ...

  • For Gay Celebs, 'Out' Is A Matter Of Definition

    Posted Jun 8th 2010 at 08:00 PM by Ben Widdicombe

    Anna Paquin, who is engaged to her 'True Blood' co-star Stephen Moyer, has explained the thinking behind her surprise decision to come out as bisexual in a gay rights public service announcement this April. "I'm not someone who endlessly talks about her personal life for no reason, but obviously, as someone who identifies as bisexual, those are issues I really care about," she told Zap2it on Tu...

  • Ceasefire Called in Newsweek-Gay Actor Debacle

    Posted May 14th 2010 at 01:55 PM by John Mitchell

    Newsweek writer Ramin Setoodeh has had a pretty rough week, but things are looking up now that he's accepted 'Glee' creator Ryan Murphy's invitation to visit the show's set to discuss why his recent article 'Straight Jacket,' which ignited a firestorm by questioning whether openly gay actors were believable when playing straight roles, offended the producer so much that he called for a boycott of ...

  • Kristin Chenoweth Slams Newsweek's 'Horrendously Homophobic' Article

    Posted May 11th 2010 at 06:42 AM by PopEater Staff

    Broadway actress Kristin Chenoweth has slammed Newsweek writer Ramin Setoodeh, who criticized Sean Hayes for not being able to successfully play a straight man in 'Promises, Promises.' He went on to generalize the casting problem to all gay actors. An upset Chenoweth immediately wrote a lengthy response to support her Broadway co-star. "This article offends me because I am a human being, a woma...

  • Scarlett Johansson, Denzel Washington Score Tony Nominations

    Posted May 4th 2010 at 12:49 PM by John Mitchell

    The nominees for the Tony Awards were announced this morning, and some of Hollywood's biggest names were among those celebrated for their work on the New York stage. Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law, Kelsey Grammer and Denzel Washington are among the nominees for the 64th annual ceremony, which airs June 13 at 8PM on CBS. The Green Day rock opera 'American Idiot' scored a nomi...

  • Sean Hayes Comes Out in The Advocate

    Posted Mar 8th 2010 at 04:42 PM by Sarah Crow

    After years of speculation about his personal life, 'Will and Grace' actor Sean Hayes has finally acknowledged, albeit circuitously, that he's gay in an interview with The Advocate. Hayes, who became a household name in the late 90s for his role as Jack McFarland on the NBC comedy, has been notoriously mum about his sexual orientation until now. In the interview, which appears in April's iss...

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