Hollywood Inside And Out

From the silver screen to the flat screen, get the information you need from behind the scenes all with a GLBT prospective. New releases, who’s coming out, who’s not; Hollywood From the Inside has you covered.

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Hollywood Inside and Out: June 25, 2015

“You know what interested Brian about politics? Brian was obsessed with whether Mitt Romney wore the Mormon underwear.” – An unnamed source at NBC talks about Brian Williams’ diverse interests, or lack thereof. He’ll have lots of time to investigate Mormon underwear, since we hear NBC will not be bringing him back to the anchor […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: June 18, 2015

“I believe I can’t get nominated because of my views on gay marriage. I’m in favor of gay rights. I’m in favor of gay marriage. I see it as an issue of equality.” – Rudy Giuliani explains to FOX News why he won’t run for president. I’m not sure if we should get the blame…or […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: June 11, 2015

Girl, I got one or two you could have of mine. I’ll give them to you!” – Sherri Shepherd returns to “The View” and responds to Raven-Symoné’s desire to have a child. Some people have taken Sherri to task for this quip, but given the context, I thought it was hilarious. I understand that alcoholism […]

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Hollywood Inside & Out: June 4, 2015

“Toni, you need to start using your vagina more.” – Toni Braxton shares some advice her doctor gave her. She went on to add that she hasn’t used “it” in over two years – which I assume also includes taking it out for a solo. Like Tony Geary’s summers in Amsterdam, my frequent forays to […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: May 28, 2015

“It wasn’t a match on a lot of levels. My biggest complaint was the feeling that she kinda s–t all over my mother’s legacy in her statement on leaving.” – Melissa Rivers speaks frankly about Kathy Griffin’s disastrous run on “Fashion Police”. Andy Cohen was recently asked to kiss and tell about celebrity sexual encounters. […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: May 14, 2015

“This one won’t come out. It’s like the Queen Latifah of kittens.” – Jennifer Coolidge’s quip as Sophie on “2 Broke Girls” while aiding a pregnant cat. Ironically, Latifah will be appearing in the upcoming HBO biopic “Bessie”, about jazz singer (and lesbian) Bessie Smith. My God, Latifah has been preparing to play this role […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: April 30, 2015

“Yeah, I do my best work naked…..it’s all downhill from there.” – David Burtka discusses his thoughts on appearing nude in plays. As I always say, know your strengths. This column is being filed to you from the friendly skies. Alas, I’m not flying out of Denver, where they get very friendly with you as […]

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Hollywood Inside & Out: April 16, 2015

The big story I’ve been researching for a few weeks is about a gay p-rn star who was blackmailing a former “client”. The p-rn star in question is Teofil Brank, whose film name is Jarec Wentworth. Allegedly, Brank was threatening to disclose damaging information about his wealthy client. On February 16 and 17, the client […]

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Hollywood Inside & Out: April 2, 2015

“The only thing I would like is to go out one day, without being recognized, and go to a pizzeria for a pizza!” – Pope Francis told an interviewer the one downside to being Pope – as if they don’t have Domino’s in Rome! We’re gonna kick off this column with a story that could […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: March 19, 2015

Life has a funny way of putting things into perspective. Last weekend I was down in South Florida attending the Winter Party, an annual fundraiser for the LGTBQ Task Force. While going through my extensive wardrobe, I was bemoaning the fact that I did not lose the 10 pounds of weight gained while recuperating from […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: March 5, 2015

“Benedict Cumberbatch – it’s not only the most awesome name in show business, it’s also the sound you get when you ask John Travolta to announce Ben Affleck.” – Neil Patrick Harris’ callback to last year’s Oscars, and part of his introduction of Idina Menzel and John Travolta. How can I start an Oscars column […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: February 19, 2015

“Even though some of your friends might be gay, which is great, they are not ‘yours’.  You do not own them.  We are not cattle.  We are not purses.  And the next time you feel like saying ‘my gays’, replace it with ‘my blacks’ and see how that turns out.” – Andy Cohen gives “The […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: February 5, 2015

“I’m not playing the race card.  I’m playing the rice card.” – Margaret Cho tweets a response to people who felt her Golden Globes appearance was racist.  She also said, “I’m of mixed North/South Korean descent – you imprison, starve and brainwash my people you get made fun of by me.” So, I’m having sex […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: January 8, 2015

“The only way this film could be made worse would be to be eaten by a badger while watching it.” – The lead from a review in London’s “The Guardian” for “A Winter’s Tale”.  Perhaps one of the greatest reviews of a film — ever! It’s that time again – a time of reflection, a […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out: December 24, 2014

“I want Allison Williams as a boy to take my gay virginity.” – Zach Braff chimes in with his positive comments about the latest Peter Pan.  Clap if you believe in fairies. The column for this same week in 2013 opened with me talking about “The Sound of Music” starring that thespian, Carrie Underwood.  And […]