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Robbie Rogers repeatedly called ‘queer’ by opposing player during LA Galaxy game last night

LA Galaxy player Robbie Rogers had his first game back last night after two months out due to surgery. During the last 15 minutes of the game, an opposing player called him ‘queer’ repeatedly. This is the first time that has happened since Robbie returned to Major League Soccer as an openly gay player. The always classy Robbie shares his thoughts in this Instagram post.

"Getting Some Shit Off My Chest: 4 years later"

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Olympic Morning Man Classic: Mark Spitz!

Before there was Michael Phelps, there was a guy named Mark Spitz.

It was 44 years ago that the Indiana University graduate went to the 1972 Munich Olympics and won not only seven golds, but set seven world records in the process.

“Sometimes it feels like it was 40 years, sometimes it feels like it was yesterday and sometimes it feels like somewhere in between,” Spitz told USA Today in 2012. “I’m asked about it every four years, and now I’m asked a little more often because it’s been 40 years. It’s not like, if they don’t ask me, I’m disappointed, and if they do, I’m irritated. It’s a part of my life I’m proud of.”

By the time he got to Munich, Spitz had already won two golds, a silver and a bronze at the Mexico City Olympics. He retired from competition after the 1972 Olympics and became something of an endorsement king with commercials and magazine covers, dabbled in acting and worked as a sports broadcaster for several years.

He then went into real estate.

Spitz, now 65, is one of only five Olympians to have won nine or more gold medals in his career. Phelps holds the record with 18.




Greg In Hollywood hangs out with Rodney Allen Rippy of 1970s Jack in the Box commercial fame

Had so much fun the other night at the opening of the terrific Child Stars: Then & Now exhibit at The Hollywood Museum.

I’m going to do a full post tomorrow on all the child stars I met from some of my favorite TV shows but wanted to share this fun video with you today.

If you haven’t heard of Rodney Allen Rippy then you must be under 45. Because if you were a kid in the 1970s, you saw him on the Jack in the Box commercial for the then-new Jumbo Jack which, in those days, truly was jumbo.

I remember begging my mom to get me one after seeing the commercial one night and her best girlfriend was coming over and stopped and got me one.

They giggled as I tried to finish the thing and re-enacted the commercial featuring Rodney.

When I met Rodney at the museum event, I was very excited because that wonderful memory came right back.

So I did what any dude with his own blog would do: I went on Facebook Live and tried to recreate the commercial with him.

How I remembered it is not how it really was as I discovered after later watching it on YouTube but you will get the idea.

I’ve also posted Rodney’s hilarious appearance at the American Music Awards with Donny Osmond and Michael Jackson and, I think, the kid from The Courtship of Eddie’s Father.

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Dustin Lance Black very proud of Tom Daley: ‘We fight again another day! ONWARD!’


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Saturday Video: Watch Trump supporters undergo extreme vetting test – and fail miserably

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A ‘heartbroken’ Tom Daley fails to make 10m platform final in Rio: ‘It’s really hard to accept’

Truly heartbroken. but I will never give up on my dream of being an Olympic champion. Now it's time to go back to the pool and cheer on Qui Bo to win this one! Massive thank you to everyone who has shared this journey with me.

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After such a stellar performance in the preliminaries on Friday, Tom Daley had a letdown and failed to qualify for the 10 meter platform event at the Rio Olympics. “It’s really hard to accept. I’ve worked so hard,” Tom said in an interview after the semis.

“Yesterday I scored the highest score ever in an Olympic Games. Today it wasn’t meant to be. That’s what diving does sometimes.

“I truly am heartbroken because I feel like I am in the peak physical condition and I could have won tonight.” Tom had won a bronze medal in the 10m synchronised event in Rio with partner Dan Goodfellow. He suggested he would compete again in Tokyo in 2020.

“I’m so happy with how GB have done, so proud to be part of it and I wanted to be able to stand on top of that podium, so it will be another four years’ hard work,” he said.

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Saturday Morning Man: Alison Cerutti!

We continue our Rio Olympics series with hunky Brazilian volleyball player Alison Cerutti.

The 30-year-old dreamboat won the gold medal in Rio alongside teammate Bruno Schmidt in a final played in the rain.

In 2011, along with Emanuel Rego he won the Swatch FIVB World Tour in Prague, Czech Republic.

With the same team-mate he won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Tom Daley achieves his personal best in qualifying for 10m semifinals at Rio Olympics

Tom Daley’s quest for a second medal at the Summer Olympics in Rio got off to a spectacular start today.

The British diving star qualified for the 10m platform semifinals as the highest scorer in the event’s preliminary competition.

Daley, 22, scored a personal best of 571.85. Finishing behind him with a score of 564.75 was China’s Qiu Bo. Bo was the silver medalist in 2012 at the Olympics in London where Daley took the bronze in the event.

Daley is going for his second medal at these Olympics after winning bronze with partner Daniel Goodfellow in the synchronized 10m platform last week.

The semifinals of the 10m platform will take place on Saturday.

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Snapped! Greg Berlanti, Robbie Rogers and baby

Love this!

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Celeb Instagram: Bill Clinton 70th b-day wish; Nick Adams in Rio; John Barrowman & sis

#TeamDaley stopped off @Adidas House for lunch. Now ready to go! #Diving #Rio2016 Go #WarriorMonkey!

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Happy Birthday President Bill Clinton! Grateful for your leadership and friendship. Here's to 70 more years of you pointing out the value of "arithmetic"!

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Flyin into the weekend #Fbf #brazil #bdfbrazil

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Ladies and Gentleman Places Please.. Curtain… We're thrilled to announce our new sibling website… We think it captures our sensibilities and our silliness and it'll keep you updated on all our projects together: our books, our comics and exciting things to come. Harris loves it! So go there now! www.barrowmanbooks.com love, John and Carole

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Video: Selected scenes from Tom Daley documentary ‘Diving for Gold’ featuring fiancé Dustin Lance Black

Olympic bronze medal winner Tom Daley will compete in the Men’s 10m platform game later today in Rio and cheering him on will be his Oscar winning fiance Dustin Lance Black.

Earlier on Good Morning Britain, Lance has this to say about his love: “When I see him up on hat diving board, I just have no idea how he has the courage. It’s awe-inspiring. And he dives with such beauty and precision. He really knows how to make a moment special.”

This video is a compilation of selected scenes featuring Tom and Lance from the documentary Diving For Gold.

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See 2008 Olympic gold medalist Matthew Mitcham wearing Kinky Boots: ‘I couldn’t look happier’

“Being myself hasn’t always been easy. It got better when I accepted who I am… it got a whole lot better when I became proud of who I am. Like seriously, just look at me: a full-grown man playing the ukulele wearing sparkly red boots… I couldn’t look happier if I tried!” – Matthew Mitcham, Olympic Diver This week, @matthewmitcham88 joins our ‪#‎JustBe‬ campaign to celebrate the ‪#‎KinkyBootsOz‬ message of love and acceptance. . . . Don’t miss Cyndi Lauper’s KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne! @KinkyBootsOz ‪#‎MelbourneGetsKinky‬ ‪#‎beyondblue‬ @beyondblueofficial

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Friday Morning Man: Daigoro Timoncini!

Hat tip to my pal and fellow blogger Kenneth Walsh of Kenneth in the 212 for bringing today’s immensely sexy Morning Man to my attention.

He’s Italian Greco-Roman wrestler Daigoro Timoncini who is competing in Rio – his third time as a competitor in an Olympic Games..

The 30 year old is a six-time Italian national wrestling champion for the heavyweight category.

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Snapped! Rosie & daughter Chelsea together again!

chelsea and me – what a difference a year makes #hopelives

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RuPaul reveals his drag role model: Bugs Bunny!

It turns out RuPaul has Bugs Bunny to thank for it all.

‘Bugs Bunny was my first introduction to drag!’ the Emmy nominated host of RuPaul’s Drag Race tells The Hollywood Reporter.

The flippant, insouciant cartoon character is best known for delivering his trademark line ‘What’s up Doc?’ while chomping on a carrot. He was also known to occasionally wear female clothing if it fit his needs.

RuPaul, now 55, says his sister has told him that as young as four years old he ‘would run around the house in her dress and things like that.’

‘As a kid I always dressed in everything,’ he says. ‘I would use all the tools available as a human to express myself. No sexual connotation to it. It was just stuff.’

But the most famous drag queen in the world, who is gay, points out that he has never had issues with gender identity.

‘Transsexual is, in fact, kind of the complete opposite,’ RuPaul says. ‘Drag queens are saying, “Identity? Ha!” Transsexuals are saying, “Identity is very serious to me and I need you to understand what my identity is.”‘

He adds: ‘For me, it was never about being a woman at all. It was always about “f-you” to society. In a male-dominated culture, this is the greatest taboo you can do. This is the thing that boys are not supposed to in a male-dominated culture.

‘It was something that I stumbled onto that I realized I could do really well and make a lot of money at it.’

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Kristen Stewart reveals why she decided to go public about her relationship with a woman

The notoriously private Kristen Stewart opened up last month for the first time about her relationship with girlfriend Alicia Cargile.

Now she’s tells us why she decided to go public.

‘I would never talk about any of my relationships before, but once I started dating girls it seemed like there was an opportunity to represent something really positive,’ the actress tells The New York Times Style Magazine.

‘I still want to protect my personal life, but I don’t want to seem like I’m protecting the idea, so that does sort of feel like I owe something to people.’

Stewart had previously had a very public relationship with her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson.

‘People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,’ Stewart says.

‘It wasn’t real life anymore. And that was gross to me. It’s not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I’m doing in my life.

‘It’s that I don’t want to become a part of a story for entertainment value.’

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See Colton Haynes of ‘Scream Queens’ dance onstage in Las Vegas with Britney Spears!

She doesn’t seem to know who he is – which makes ot all the better! Wow!

Still in shock haha. Made my Vegas debut with @britneyspears @phvegas #PieceofMe #TheAXIS What the hell just happened!!!??? So cool!!!

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Thursday Morning Man: Alex Ranghieri!

The guy candy at the Rio Olympics is off the charts and today we feature this stunner: Italian beach volleyball player Alex Ranghieri.

Check out that 8-pack!

The 29 year old lives in Rome and is currently ranked 19th in the world in beach volleyball.

He teamed with Marco Caminati Ranghieri to win the Lucerne Open last year and in 2016 he won the Doha Open with new partner Adrian Carambula .

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Snapped! A blond Adam Lambert on vacation!

Vacation @terrancespencer

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Linda Thompson opens up about her marriage to the Olympic hero who became Caitlyn Jenner

When you are famous like Caitlyn Jenner and have three ex-wives, you’ve got to figure one or more is going to write a book about you.

Jenner’s second wife, actress and Emmy-winning songwriter Linda Thompson has done just.

Among her revelations in her new memoir A Little Thing Called Life:

!. In 1985, the fourth year of their marriage, Jenner came out to Thompson as transgender saying: ‘I really would like to move forward with the process of becoming a woman.’

2. Jenner wanted to travel out of the US to possibly Denmark and try to have gender reassignment surgery anonymously then come back as a female.

3. The couple have two sons, Brandon and Brody, and Jenner thought she could re-enter their lives as a female relative.

4. Jenner wanted to stay married to Thompson after the transition but she didn’t want to be married to a woman ‘even if she were the same living, breathing entity that was my husband, Bruce.

5. Jenner asked Thompson to meet him at a hotel room in Manhattan in 1985 and opened the door dressed as Caitlyn with full wig, make-up and heels. Thompson said after that, they never had sex again and Jenner moved out in August of 1985.

The former couple had met in 1979, three years after Jenner – who was then known as Bruce, won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. They married in 1981.

Although Jenner was very famous already, his fame was not at the same level as the man Thompson had spent nearly five years with in the 1970s: Elvis Presley. She left the singer eight months before his death because of his escalating prescription drug problem.

After her divorce from Jenner, Thompson spent many years married to Grammy winning music producer David Foster with whom she co-wrote the Whitney Houston hit I Have Nothing.

After Jenner came out publicly as transgender in 2015, Thompson had supportive words.

‘Caitlyn seems so much happier and freer in her feminine self,’ Thompson writes in her book, excerpted by People Magazine this week.

‘I sometimes find it surreal to look into her perfectly made-up, beautiful brown eyes, while remembering the masculine gorgeous man who fathered my sons. That admission is just me being real.

‘I completely accept, respect, and support Caitlyn, but I must admit, I sometimes miss Bruce.’

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