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Wednesday Morning Man: Brett Davis!

This very handsome guy with the amazing chest is Brett Davis, an actor and director who is best known for his role as Mitch on the OWN television series The Haves and the Have Nots. The drama by writer Tyler Perry focuses on the interacting lives of the rich Cryer and Harrington families, and the poor Young family.

Brett has also appeared inBritney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour, the movies The Beaten Path, All Square, XOXO, and Mansion of Blood .

He is currently shooting a role in the TV series The Fallen.

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Late Night Video: CNN’s Anderson Cooper rips on Trump’s bizarre post-Helsinki damage control

In a scathing commentary, CNN’s Anderson Cooper points out that Trump couldn’t get past his attempt to clarify his remarks with Vladimir Putin without making another mistake in the process.

Some of Anderson’s facial expressions also rival the eyeroll he had for Kellyanne Conway earlier this year.

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WATCH: Andrew Rannells tells Seth Meyers about the time a Drag Queen mistook him for Jonathan Groff

As a talk show guest, Andrew Rannells is never boring. Last night on Late Night With Seth Meyers, he talks about how he first met fellow guest Kristin Chenoweth, about the revival of The Boys in the Band and about what it was like to be a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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Well-Strung band member Christ Marchant pumps iron with Steve Grand at a gym in Provincetown

We are working out hard we promise! Performing in #Ptown all summer. Every Wed, Thurs, Fri at the Art House :D

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Happy Birthday to showbiz royalty Lucie Arnaz!

When I was a kid, I watched Lucie Arnaz co-star with her mother on Here’s Lucy every Monday then usually fall asleep during The Doris Day Show which aired after.

There was no way I’d fall asleep during the antics of Kim Carter, her uncle Harry (Gale Gordon), her brother Craig (Desi Arnaz Jr.) and her mom, Lucy Carter, who, of course, was played by the legendary Lucille Ball.

This was a clear case of nepotism being warranted because her six seasons on the sitcom launched Lucie’s career that has included Broadway (They’re Playing Our Song), the London stage (Witches of Eastwick), movies (The Jazz Singer) and her own television sitcom (The Lucie Arnaz Show).

Like her mom, Lucie is widely known to be a total professional and in addition to her own performing career, she has maintained the legacy of her parents classic TV show I Love Lucy.

Here are some clips of Lucie performing and I hope she is having a wonderful birthday.

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See new trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

20th Century Fox today released a new trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody, a ‘foot-stomping’ celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.

The studio writes on its YouTube page: Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

The movie will be In Theaters November 2, 2018. Its cast includes Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech and Mike Myers.

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Snapped! Thomas Roberts’ first day at new job in Atlanta brings a rainbow – and split pants

Behind the scenes…first day of my NEW job @cbs46 and suit pants split right before first show. Luckily @sharonreedcbs46 captured it for reporting purposes If you don’t get mad it’s a sign of good luck, right? And wouldn’t ya know it…during a dinner break I spotted the biggest over midtown. What will day 2 bring? Stay tuned… but first @suitsupply cya this morning !! #cbs46 #cbs46atlanta #suitsupply

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News Round-Up: Maddow on Trump; Armie Hammer; Brian Simms; Steve Grand; Rosie O’Donnell

WATCH: Rachel Maddow on the Chilling Worst Case Scenario with Trump: ‘Everybody Needs to Pay Attention’ Towleroad

Trump’s disastrous meeting with Queen Elizabeth has been immortalized in memes Queerty

Armie Hammer Says Fans Keep Wanting Him To Autograph Peaches HuffPost

Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Simms: “I serve with over a dozen closeted members The Advocate

Steve Grand on fame, therapy and overcoming his demons: ‘I’m actually an introvert’ Gay Star News

Rosie O’Donnell Was Almost Cast in “Hocus Pocus” NewNowNext

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Tuesday Morning Man: Sylvain Longchambon!

Don’t think it’s good practice to, every once in awhile, feature a Morning Man whose name you have a heckuva time pronouncing!

So, I offer you Sylvain Longchambon.

He is a French ice dancer who I had never heard of until I checked out the four covers of the 2016 “Naked Issue” of the UK gay mag Attitude.

Sylvain certainly was a good choice!

Here’s what I know about him: With skating partner Caroline Truong, he won bronze medals at the 2001 Ondrej Nepela Memorial and 2002 French Championships.

In 2011, he became even more well-known by appearing in series 6 of ITV’s Dancing on Ice partnered with then-girlfriend Jennifer Metcalfe. They had as bitter split – she said he dumped her over the phone.

Anyway, he skipped the next season due to injury but returned to the show in 2015 and was partnered with Samia Ghadie who he is now married to.

Look at all the the pretty pictures.

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Outfest 2018: Rita Moreno, Raul Castillo, and Gus Kenworthy add star power to festival’s first four days

OUTFEST: For those of you who don’t follow me on Instagram, I invite you to do so today! I don’t often have time to update Greg In Hollywood blog during the day but i can always find a few minutes to post a quick Instagram pic if I’m doing something fun and exciting.

Since last Thursday, I’ve been spending a lot of time at the Outfest Film Festival where I’ve seen some terrific movies and rubbed elbows with some famous folks including EGOT Rita Moreno, Olympian Gus Kenworthy, retired soccer star Robbie Rogers, Looking star Raul Castillo, actor Garrett Clayton, and many more.

Thursday was opening night at the Orpheum Theatre downtown. Filmmaker Angela Robinson was honored and she gave a rousing speech that was a call to action for the LGBT community to be politically engaged and to demand change as we have in the past. She was so inspiring. The documentary Studio 54 kicked off the festival and was followed by a dazzling disco-themed party that transformed the parking lot into another world.

Here are some photos from my first four days at Outfest so far this year. Many more to come!

Photos: 1. Disco-themed after-party 2. DGA Theater where majority of Outfest screenings take place 3. Rita Moreno arrives for screening of Every Act of Life 4. Outfest Achievement Honoree Angela Robinson on opening night 5. Gus Kenworthy before screening of Alone in the Game 6. Greg in Hollywood with Kenworthy 7. Robbie Rogers at Alone in the Game screening 8. The documentary Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood included a Q&A with subject Scotty Bowers himself. I met him at post-screening reception. 9. Raul Castillo at screening of We the Animals 9. Garret Clayton at opening night 11.. Justin Kirk before Every Act of Life screening 12. Sam Harris at screening of Every Act of Life 13. Pose star Ryan Jamaal Swain on opening night 14. Damon Harriman, the dynamic lead of the film Riot. 15. One more shot of Rita Moreno because why not!


Andy Cohen’s First World problems

Back to the grind & it’s hot as hell on this train.

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Celebrating the Wimbledon champions!

Posted yesterday about Novak Djokovic’s Wimbledon win which was nice to see after two years of decline due to injuries and other issues.

He’s clearly back at the level of fellow legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who had split the previous six grand slam tournaments between them.

Meanwhile, Angelique Kerber, a former world number one and winner of two grand slam tournaments, also returned to peak form with a straight sets victory over Serena Williams.

Here is footage of the two winners at the Wimbledon Champions Ball.


WATCH: CNN’s Anderson Cooper weighs in on the “Disgraceful” performance by Donald Trump

After a joint news conference with President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, CNN’s Anderson Cooper called Trump’s performance “disgraceful.”

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Outrage after WTA wishes a happy birthday to bigoted homophobe Margaret Court on its Instagram page

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) decided to wish well-known homophobe and bigot Margaret Court a happy birthday today on its Instagram page and Twitter account.

Are you kidding me?

To celebrate such a person is a slap in the face to such LGBT heroes as Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova. I urge the curators of the Instagram page to take down the post and replace it with an apology to fans who believe in equality.

This is an awful woman.

Happy birthday Margaret Court!

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News Round-Up: Cher; Harry Styles; Paris Jackson; Jonah Hill; Jonathan Van Ness; Elvis Duran

Here’s why Cher was ‘terrified’ of joining new Mamma Mia! movie Gay Star News

Harry Styles: ‘We’re All a Little Bit Gay’ Towleroad

Paris Jackson comes out as bisexual Gay Star News

Jonah Hill Gets Serious With His New Queer Role in Gus Van Sant’s Latest

Radio Host Elvis Duran Is Engaged to Long-Time Boyfriend Advocate

Jonathan Van Ness’ Literally Loses It Over His Emmy Nominations Instinct

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Monday Morning Man: Gareth Bale!

You know what they say about guys with big ears!

Actually, I don’t know what they say but it seemed like a clever way to start this post about today’s Morning Man, Gareth Bale, a very handsome Welsh footballer who happens to have a healthy set of ears and a great head of hair.

And today is his 29th birthday!

He was born in Cardiff, Wales, is considered one of the most dangerous left wingers in his sport. He plays for Real Madrid and for the Wales national team as a winger.

He began his pro career in 2006 with Southampton and then played with Tottenham until joining Real Madrid in 2013..

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Snapped! Anderson Cooper in Helsinki!

i may look a little grumpy anchoring close to midnight in #Helsinki, BUT I think i am already in love with this city and its people.

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Celeb Instagram: Shirtless Sunday Edition!


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Last day here in paradise! Tomorrow I’m getting back to work, to be ready for Hamburg! My back is fully recovered and I’m looking forward to the next tournaments! #holidaysover #hamburg #heretocreate #4ocean

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Novak Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon!

I’m so happy for Novak Djokovic who won Wimbledon for the fourth time earlier today.

It’s been more than two years since his last grand slam title so this is particularly sweet for the Serbian superstar. It is his 13th grand slam title which puts him just one behind Pete Sampras (14) on the all-time list. The all-time leader is Roger Federer (20) with Rafael Nadal in second place (17).

BONUS VIDEO: Below are the highlights from Novak’s epic five-set semifinal against Rafael Nadal which stretched over two days. If this had been the final it would be considered one of the greatest of all time.


Weekend News Round-Up: Scarlett Johansson; Tab Hunter; Steve Grand; Jonathan Van Ness

Scarlett Johansson Pulls Out of Transgender Role Amid Backlash Over Casting Discrimination Towleroad

Turner Classic Movies Pays Tribute to Late Gay Heartthrob Tab Hunter NewNowNext

Here’s what went down when Steve Grand met Elton John (and Adam Lambert) Gay Star News

Why Megan Mullally Should Win Her 3rd Emmy for ‘Will & Grace’ Over Everyone Else Instinct

Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness hits out at Nicki Minaj for Russian Harper’s Bazaar cover Pink News

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