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Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent talk with Harry Connick Jr. about their new design show

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent talk about married life and starring in Nate and Jeremiah By Design with Harry Connick Jr. on his daytime talk show. Living and working together can be a challenge but so far this most attractive couple seems to be weathering it just fine.

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Charlie Hunnam is open to ‘Queer As Folk’ reunion: ‘I’m very proud of being a part of that show’

Dreamy and talented Charlie Hunnam may be starring in movies like The Lost City of Z, Pacific Rim and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword but he would gladly revisit the role that launched his career.

Before his long run on TV’s Sons of Anarchy, Humman played gay teen Nathan Maloney on the original Queer as Folk series in 1999-2000.

‘I’d be game for a reunion,’ the 37-year-old actor tells The Sun. ‘It’s a long time ago, I’m an old bastard now – that was 20 years ago.’

Although nearly two decades have passed, Hunnam says he still gets recognized as Nathan – especially in the UK.

‘When I’m back in England, people still recognize me as Nathan… It was the beginning of my career, so I have very fond memories of it,’ he says.

‘I’m very proud of being a part of that show. I’m very happy when people bring it up. I’m just surprised because it was so long ago.’

During the show’s run, Hunnam’s Nathan shared several explicit sex scenes with Aiden Gillen’s Stuart Jones.

Gillen of Game of Thrones fame has a role in Hunnam’s King Arthur which opened over the weekend.

‘I always felt like I owed him a grand debt of gratitude,’ Hunnam said of Gillen.

‘I really thanked him for the impact he had on me. He thought I was mad but I felt it deeply.’

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Newlywed Dustin Lance Black on what feels different since marrying Tom Daley

Folks keep asking if things feel any different now that we're married. They do. And in the best of ways. Seems @littlemissbugg caught me checking one of those things.

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Jim Parsons shares photos from his wedding!

These are lovely – congratulations to them!

5.13.17 Rainbow Room, NYC by @ambergressphotography by @melissamcneeley by @doan_ly (more pics to come)

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Reception, first dance… (have to say thank you to #anniepsaltiras who was supposed to just be a guest but worked really hard to help us get the @tomford tuxes we loved so much AND she tied the bow ties of several guests that night. Annie is a champ and we love her photos by @ambergressphotography (why can't I figure out how to tag @melissamcneeley and @doan_ly ??? Oh yeah, cuz I'm old.

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See ‘Will & Grace’ cast in a new mini-episode complete with musical number from ‘Sunset Boulevard’

It seemed a bit over-the-top last week when NBC began previewing its upcoming preview for Will & Grace.

But it turns out the network really was previewing something very special: A mini-episode that includes a musical number.

Will & Grace cast members Megan Mullally (Karen), Eric McCormack (Will), Debra Messing (Grace), and Sean Hayes (Jack) re-inhabit their old TV alter egos in a sketch that has Messing hesitant to participate in NBC’s reboot of the classic sitcom.

It of course takes a full-scale musical number – As If We Never Said Goodbye from Sunset Boulevard - to convince her.

NBC has ordered 12 new episodes of the gay-themed comedy which originally aired on the network from 1998 through 2006.

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Monday Morning Man: Andy Murray!

Today is the world’s top-ranked tennis player’s 30th birthday. And Andy Murray could use the gift of another title soon because so far this season he has been overshadowed by a resurgent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Gutsy Andy has had to play in their considerable shadows – along with that of Novak Djokovic – for his entire career. Despite the stellar competition, Andy has still managed to carve out a Hall of Fame career that includes two Wimbledon titles, two Olympic Gold Medals, a US Open, an ATP World Tour Finals crown and a Davis Cup title. He’s won 45 titles in all with the only gaps being the Australian Open (he’s a five-time runner-up) and the French Open (2016 runner-up). Happy birthday to Andy!

See Thomas Roberts surprise mom on Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day – raced home home after @msnbc today to surprise my Mom! My sister Patsy organized getting Mom a new grill & me at home just in time for a cookout

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Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak are married!

No one can say Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak rushed into things.

After 14 years together, the couple finally tied the knot over the weekend.The ceremony took place in the Rainbow Room in New York City, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

When the couple marked 14 years together last November Parsons took to Instagram and wrote: ‘I met this guy (the one with the mic) 14 years ago today and it was the best thing that ever happened to me, no contest.’

When stardom hit with The Big Bang Theory, Parsons didn’t hide his relationship with Spiewak but on one seemed to take notice.

‘There was no going back, luckily. I took Todd along to the first award shows, as my date, and what happened?,’ Parsons said in 2016.

‘Absolutely nothing. And afterwards, nobody ever asked me: “Are you gay?”’

But Parsons did casually confirm his sexuality publicly in a 2012 interview.

Two years later when he and Spiewak were honored by the Gay and Lesbian Student Education Network (GLSEN) with its Inspiration Award Parsons said: ‘I’m not an activist. We simply live our life.’

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Celeb Instagram: Mother’s Day Part 2!

Thinking of this beautiful Lady today. Happy Mother's Day Debbie.

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#HappyMothersDay #Mom #unconditionallove Happy Mother's Day to All!

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Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms out there and in honor of those who are no longer with us. Thank you for all you do and have done. And to mine, words can't express enough how much I love you and how grateful I am to and for you. As was true here on law school graduation night, I continue to be blessed to dance this dance with you over the years. Thank you for everything, my dear, sweet Mom.

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Big day for my mom today. Mother's Day and her 91st birthday!

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Mommy, The very thought of being your son makes me weep with pride. I almost feel like these words are worthless because words cannot match all that you've accomplished. All that you give. All that you are. If I could be half the parent, half the example of a human being that you are, I will leave this earth knowing that I did something right. This goes out to you, to my beautiful sisters @jazzsmollettwarwell & @jurneebell and to all the mothers out there, whether you carried, adopted, or stepped in as a mother figure… you are more important, more relevant and more honored than you will ever know. I love you Mommy. I love you Jazz and Jurnee. I love all y'all mamas of the world. #HappyMothersDay #QueenSmollett

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Celeb Instagram: Mother’s Day Edition!

Dear Mum, Happy Mother's Day! So happy we are back in touch. Love, Elton xo

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MOM! #mothersday #steelmagnolia #biggestsupporter #worldsbestmom

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I miss you every day and wish you could have met your grandson but he will know you through our memories. Love you mom.

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Happy Mother's Day to my great mom and all the moms out there! You're doing the Lord's work! (Taken last week!)

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missing this queen on mother's day – nothing but love. she's my favorite lady on earth.

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Happy Mother's Day! Love you!!!!!

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Late Night Videos: Alec Baldwin returns as Trump and Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer on ‘SNL’

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Robbie Rogers celebrates birthday with Greg Berlanti and their son Celeb: ‘I’m really the luckiest man alive’

Thank you for all of the beautiful birthday wishes. I'm really the luckiest man alive. #30sthenew20

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Snapped! Chris Landon and son Beau!

Big banana and a Beau. #palmsprings #theparkerpalmsprings #babysfirsttrip

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It’s official: ‘The Real O’Neals’ is canceled

ABC has officially canceled The Real O’Neals after two low-rated seasons. It’s such a pity because it was a wonderful show.

The family comedy based on sex columnist Dan Savage’s childhood prominently featured a gay teenaged son in a Catholic family.

It starred Noah Galvin as the gay teen, Martha Plimpton as the mom, Jay R. Ferguson as the dad, Matthew Shively as the older son and Bebe Wood as the daughter.

Fans had engaged in a Twitter campaign to try and save the show to no avail.

The show’s pilot episode made clear this was not a typical family sitcom.

The Irish-Catholic family’s perfect image was shattered when each family member has a secret revealed: middle child Kenny is gay, oldest child Jimmy is anorexic, youngest child Shannon is running a money scam and might be atheist, and parents Eileen and Pat are getting divorced.

Subsequent episodes explored the new family dynamic as Pat and Eileen separate and everyone reconciles Kenny’s sexuality with their faith.

The series got the most attention for headlines Galvin made last year by giving an explosive interview to Vulture.com.

In it the openly gay actor slammed Colton Haynes for the manner in which the actor came out last year, dissed Eric Stonestreet’s gay portrayal on Modern Family and accused director-producer Bryan Singer of inviting ‘little boys over to his pool and diddle them in the f-cking dark of night.’

But what may have had ABC the most furious is what Galvin had to say about the network. He was critical of ABC for waiting until the last minute to renew the so-so rated sitcom. The actor, an unknown before the series, described it as an ‘abusive waiting period.’

He then issued a detailed apology for his ‘brazen and hurtful comments.’

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My tribute to television and Broadway legend Bea Arthur who was born 95 years ago today

I love this story: Several years ago Rufus Wainwright met Bea Arthur and he told her how when he would watch The Golden Girls, she reminded him of his grandmother.

Bea, according to an item in the New York Post, took it all in then said to Wainwright: “I’m not your fucking grandmother.”

Glad I didn’t say that to Miss Arthur the night she was inducted into the TV Academy Hall of Fame in 2009. I interviewed her the next day – one of the last interviews she ever did as she died about five months later.

The two-time Emmy winner and Tony winner left $300,000 in her will to to the All Fornay Center, a New York organization that aids homeless gay youth.

Her seven seasons on The Golden Girls and six years on Maude brought her to an entirely different level of stardom that was far different from her 30 years as an acclaimed theater actress in the original Broadway productions of Mame, Fiddler on the Roof and The Three Penny Opera.

“Suddenly the whole country knew me. It was very odd and different,” she told me when we chatted. “Originally, I used to find myself running away from people and dodging them at restaurants. But I since have found that people who do come up and tell you they enjoy you and your performance, it’s really very sweet.”

Here are some musical numbers from Miss Arthur who died on April 25, 2009 at the age of 86. It’s a pity there wasn’t a film version of her terrific one-woman show made. I saw it in 2004 with my friend, Tim Fairholm, at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood and also in the audience that night were Dixie Carter and Hal Holbrook as well as Nancy Sinatra.

(Sadly, Tim died in 2006, at the age of 4o. His birthday was on April 25 – the same date as Miss Arthur’s death)

But there is a soundtrack available on CD that is so enjoyable – especially when she opens the show sharing her recipe for leg of lamb. Somehow, it works!



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Caitlyn Jenner opens up about gender confirmation surgery – and gets hit on by Larry King

Caitlyn Jenner had gender confirmation surgery earlier this year and tells Larry King ‘it’s not as bad as you think.’

‘It’s not quite as bad as you think but most trans women do not have surgery,’ Jenner says on Larry King Now.

Jenner, 67, goes on to explain that more than 30% of trans women don’t have surgery for economic and other reasons.

‘What’s between your legs doesn’t define who you are,’ she says.

‘And a lot of them, to be honest with you, like their old parts.’

But beyond that, Jenner says she doesn’t like to discuss gender confirmation surgery out of respect for transgender people in general.

‘Those things are very personal,’ she says. ‘And just because you’re trans doesn’t mean you have to ask every question. I understand that people are fascinated by that kind of stuff.’

Also of some fascination is Jenner’s sexual orientation.

Three times divorced and the father of six children, Jenner doesn’t know whether she’s attracted to women – as she has been in the past – or to men.

‘I don’t even go there,’ she says.

King, 83, informs Jenner that she has many good sexual years left and jokingly asks: ‘What are you doing later?’

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Happy 30th birthday to Robbie Rogers!

Today is lovely Robbie Rogers’ 30th birthday. I hope he’s having a wonderful day. LA Galaxy fans have missed seeing him on the field this season will be sad to learn – as I was – that Robbie is out for the rest of the season.

The 10-year Major League Soccer veteran had surgery in December to treat nerve damage in his left foot and had not played this year.

Robbie started in 19 regular season games last year and played in the team’s playoff matches. In all, he has played in 184 career MLS matches overall including 78 with the Galaxy. He’s been on two MLS Cup championship teams. First with the Columbus Crew in 2008 when he was still closeted and with the Galaxy in 2014 as an openly gay player.

Robbie came out publicly in early 2013 while playing for a team in England and announced he was retiring from the sport. But he returned to the sport that spring and signed with the Galaxy. He is the first and so far only openly gay player in the league and is engaged to be married to television producer Greg Berlanti at the end of the year.

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Celeb Instagram: Gio Benitez! Jesse Tyler Ferguson! Cheyenne Jackson! Sean Hayes! Robbie Rogers!

Going into the weekend with a new headshot by @tommydidario. It's nice having a talented husband. Hope you have a great weekend!

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LOSING OUR MINDS #BetteMidler

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My world came to see Daddy at work today!!! They were both confused and intrigued by my look. #AmericanWoman #ParamountTV

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Finally getting to see @dearevanhansen with @scotticenogle. Very excited. #NYCTheatre

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Happy birthday to "caleb's other dad". You have my heart and soul forever.

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James Woods proudly posts homophobic ‘butt plug’ tweet about Anderson Cooper’s eye roll

Actor James Woods decided to weigh in on Anderson Cooper’s epic eye roll in a very crude and homophobic way.

Woods, a two-time Oscar nominee, took to Twitter today to give his own theory as to why the CNN anchor rolled his eyes this week during a contentious interview with White House spokesperson Kellyanne Conway.

Woods wrote of the openly gay Cooper’s expression: ‘As his butt plug dislodges during a newscast… #andersoncoopereyeroll.’

When later asked if the tweet was a joke stolen from comic Andrew Dice Clay with whom Woods is currently working the actor proudly tweeted: ‘Nope! That was all me, Baby.’

Cooper rolled his eyes during his CNN show on Tuesday while grilling Conway about President Donald Trump’s controversial firing of FBI director James Comey.

Woods has become well known for supporting conservative political views on Twitter.

He endorsed Carly Fiorina for the Republican presidential nomination then shifted his endorsement to Senator Ted Cruz.

His films include Salvador, Ghosts of Mississippi, Once Upon a Time in America and Nixon.

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Alan Cumming is lead in new CBS series ‘Instinct’

Alan Cumming is returning to series television – this time as the leading man.

The former cast member of The Good Wife will star in the new CBS series Instinct, the network announced today.

Cumming plays a former CIA operative who has moved on from the agency to build a ‘normal’ life as a gifted professor and writer.

But he is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer who is on the loose.

‘Yay! My pilot got picked up! I’m going to be back on TV, y’alI!!’ Cumming tweeted today.

The series is based on a soon-to-publish James Patterson novel.

Cumming, a Tony winner for Cabaret, has been performing his one-man show live since The Good Wife left the air last year after six seasons.

He earned three Emmy nominations for his performance as political operative Eli Gold on the acclaimed series.

Cumming has also filmed a role in the upcoming movie Battle of the Sexes about the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

That film stars Emma Stone as King and Steve Carell as Riggs. Cumming plays legendary tennis fashion designer Ted Tinling.

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