Carrie Fisher ‘sorry’ that John Travolta is ‘uncomfortable’ with his gayness

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Ruh-roh. Carrie Fisher has a new interview in the latest issue of The Advocate, and the lady is trying to take down John Travolta. Oh, this is so rich. Apparently, Carrie has talked about Travolta being ALLEGEDLY gay before – in 2009, she said in an interview “We don’t really care that John Travolta is gay.” When asked about that old quote, Carrie had some interesting stuff to say about Travolta getting nailed in spas from here to Australia (not really). She also talks about being married to a gay man and having a gay ghost:

ADV: In the September 2009 issue of Out, you participated in their monthly “Can I Be Blunt?” column by sharing 10 things that gay men should know about straight women. One of those things was, “We don’t really care that John Travolta is gay.” I know you and Travolta go way back, so let’s get really blunt here: Does his legal team have any business demanding Gawker remove a recent post suggesting that he’s given blow jobs?
CF: Wow! I mean, my feeling about John has always been that we know and we don’t care. Look, I’m sorry that he’s uncomfortable with it, and that’s all I can say. It only draws more attention to it when you make that kind of legal fuss. Just leave it be.

ADV: When explaining that your ex-husband (CAA superagent Bryan Lourd) once blamed your codeine abuse on pushing him toward other men, you joke in Wishful Drinking that you have the power to turn men gay. These are funny quips, but they’ve also turned into headlines that some readers make take seriously. So just to clarify for those who believe that being gay is a choice, do you and Bryan know that he was always gay and that you had nothing to do with it?
CF: Well, we don’t talk about it much, but yes, I should think that he was always gay and probably always knew it. I can only really talk about my part of it, up to a point, but he’s been a very good father — and mother — to Billie.

ADV: I’ve read that you’ve felt haunted by [gay friend R. Gregory Stevens] ghost. I’d think a gay ghost would be pretty fabulous to have lurking around.
CF: No, it wasn’t a bad thing. It was amusing. Things started to go off in my house. You know those little boxes that you push the buttons and they go, “F-ck you,” “Eat sh-t,” “You’re an a–hole”? I had one of those, and it would start to go off, on its own, in the middle of the night. So if that wasn’t Greg… I mean, I don’t think it was [past resident of my Beverly Hills home] Edith Head, do you?

[From The Advocate]

The legal stuff The Advocate is referring to is Travolta’s legal team sending out a “blistering missive” to Gawker, after Gawker printed a salacious, hilarious and raunchy interview with Robert Randolph, author of You’ll Never Spa In This Town Again, about the closeted gay culture of Hollywood. Randolph specifically called out Travolta as being a spa “bottom” who prefers dark, swarthy men. Methinks this whole controversy isn’t Travolta’s first experience with “blistering missives”. And Carrie better watch her ass too, because a missive is coming her way.

ITAR-TASS: MOSCOW, RUSSIA. SEPTEMBER 29, 2010. Hollywood star John Travolta launches a new model of Breitling iconic Navitimer watches, the Blackbird Red Strike Limited Edition watch. He is on a world tour to promote the Swiss brand. The actor has been endorsing the premium aviation watch company for the past five years. (Photo ITAR-TASS/ Vladimir Astapkovich) Photo via Newscom

MULDERSDRIFT, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 11: Harry Kewell of Australia talks with John Travolta, Qantas Goodwill Ambassador as the Socceroos prepare ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, at Kloofzicht Lodge on June 11, 2010 in Muldersdrift, South Africa. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Dec. 7, 2010 - Hollywood, California, U.S. - Premiere of HBO's documentary ''Wishful Drinking'' at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood, CA 2010.12/7/10  2010..CARRIE FISHER.K66372SK. © Red Carpet Pictures

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  1. No-Sensei says:

    She can sense the gayness within him!

  2. Confuzzle says:

    Carrie don’t take no shit. She’s fearless.

  3. malachais says:

    She probably knew Travolta in his youth and knows way more than the rags can find out from sources. He should really just come out, in the end I think it would make him feel alot better.

  4. lucy2 says:

    I know she’s a little nuts, but I’ve always kinda loved Carrie. So I hope she keeps an eye out, because COS is going to be gunning for her now I bet.

    If all of this about JT is true, I feel bad for him, because he’s had to live a lie for so long. I agree he’d probably feel better to just put the truth out there, but it’s up to him.

  5. Bella Mosley says:

    What I don’t understand is why anyone feels they have the right to out another person. I have kept that secret for a friend and while I think many people knew he was gay, I also knew it was his decision to make when or if he came out publicly. I can’t think of a reason to out someone unless it is for meanness or to shine the spotlight on yourself for a minute extra.
    The Entertainment community used to keep each others private lives private. What happened?
    Of course I am not including reporters in this, but the community he works in, his friends, colleagues and peers. Remaining quiet when ask is so much classier.

  6. WhiteNoise says:

    Carrie’s just telling it like it is.

  7. viper says:

    Not cool Carrie, thats his problem if he really is gay. She has no right to out somebody like that when they themselves arent ready to admit it to thmsleves. Not cool at all.

  8. Eve says:

    The thing that bugs me about some of these allegedly closeted gay actors is that they really think they’re fooling people. It’s not a matter of coming or not out of the closet anymore (I wish they all did), it’s the insult to my intelligence that bothers me.

  9. Brittney says:

    Outing another person is horrible, yes. Maybe it’s such an “open secret” in the entertainment community that Carrie doesn’t feel she’s outing anyone. It still shocks me how many average Americans rush to defend celebrities from “accusations” I know to be true… but those same Americans are John’s desired fan base, I guess. Sigh.

  10. Po says:

    @ Bella Mosley I’m not sure of your friend’s situation but this John Travolta thing is just weird. If we are to believe the stories that are told, no one is outing him. He has outed himself. He’s a married man who has “encounters” with people in public. I don’t know if everything the man wrote in that article was true, and I would think a large part of it wasn’t, but the jist of it is that John Travolta has had relationships in public while he is married. If it were a celebrity having a heterosexual affair we’d have no qualms with putting it out there so why is this any different. In my eyes he’s just a cheater, and a careless one at that.

  11. eja102 says:

    outing someone is horrible. people have their own reasons for what they do, and they owe no one an explanation.

    as for “telling it like it is”- what an euphemism for meddling in someone’s private life and being a bitch.

    I suppose then, that anyone who supports people “outing” would like to have another tell something private about them? I thought not.

  12. REALIST says:

    OMG, Carrie’s huge. Perhaps I’m dating myself, but I remember when every adolescent guy I knew fantasized about her chained to Jabba the Hut in that bikini.
    Time to walk the dog, and skip my morning mocha, and maybe start Zumba classes…

  13. Maritza says:

    Her mother,Debbie Reynolds looks younger than her and prettier too. So is Carrie a lesbian?

  14. Bobby the K says:

    I would agree that if someone is living an obvious lie it’s their business/problem.

    But he and others are being used to recruit individuals into a dangerous cult that is tax-exempt (why?), difficult and even dangerous to leave.

    You want to prey on the weak? You’re fair game. But i don’t think the gay label should be associated with him as much as the CoS lable.

    Because that group is actually subversive and parasitic.

    Has anyone actually accomplished anything that benefits society in the name of Scientology?

    All these sewage suckers do is take.

  15. Marjalane says:

    It’s kind of unbelievable that there are still people who don’t think he’s gay. Have we not accepted that the rule in Hollywood is, “You don’t tell on me, and I won’t tell on you”. It is pure and utter bullshit that ANY star in Hollyood thinks they have the right to open their mouths on any and all subjects if they can’t even be open about who they are. Personally, when I put on my psychoanalysis hat, I think Travolta is dying to get caught, and busted bigtime. Most of us have trouble getting through our normal, “open” lives, can you imagine trying to juggle the knives a closeted, scientologist has to? Christ.

    It’ll be interesting to see if someone tries to force Carrie to retract. She’s been through so much in her life she probably could care less what H’wood thinks.

  16. jay says:

    In my view outing is wrong…period (qualification: if you are actively making law, encouraging bad treatment or violence against gays, spouting insulting bullshit, and you are in fact gay, there is some leeway.). As to her other comment about her ex..the added little jibe about his being a great father..and mother..was bitchy and insulting to both him and women. Why? Because it uses that age old meme of calling a gay man a woman, which is the lowest insult apparently, cuz being a man (supposed to be superior) called a woman (lower species, apparently) insults them both by showing a lack of respect for him AND woman. I find that kinda shit demeaning and casually homophobic. Is she homophobic? No, I don’t think so, in the real sense; but the jibe creates a vision of just how easy it is to casually say something that has undertones of it, and do it with ease and no thought to it’s affect. Hate it. And yes, I do have a sense of humor; just don’t find that kind of frat boy-ish joke humorous.

    Travolta? Whatever. His life; he seems likes a nice guy, though, and I am more disturbed (if I think at all of it) by the Scieno stuff than his maybe being gay. That shit is some scary stuff.

  17. WhiteNoise says:

    @eja102: “…as for “telling it like it is”- what an euphemism for meddling in someone’s private life and being a bitch.”

    By telling it like it is, I’m referring to her advice to him – “…It only draws more attention to it when you make that kind of legal fuss. Just leave it be.”

    I like Travolta, always have, but I think he’s living a lie, and that would be fine and no one else’s business but his and his wife’s, were he not regularly playing happy families for the media. You can’t expect people to not notice or comment on it. And his neck-deep involvement with the CoS is of course another reason why people will look at his life and wonder what it is he has to hide. I suspect much of it is to do with what they have on him. All very sad really.

  18. whitedaisy says:

    Carrie isn’t thinking she is outing Travolta. He has been “out” to her and the majority of those in the movie business for decades, simply by observation.

  19. ghostbuster says:

    i just love her. her sense of humor is so honest and little crass. she really does sparkle.

  20. Solveig says:

    If Travolta doesn’t want to come out he has the right not to come out.
    “Gay” is way too rigid of a definition, maybe he is bi and maybe at a certain point in his life he chose to be just straight and start a family.
    Homosexual experiences sometimes are JUST homosexual experiences, and don’t make a person gay.
    She’s funny, though.

  21. Henriette says:

    @ jay: WORD!!!!

    “As to her other comment about her ex..the added little jibe about his being a great father..and mother..was bitchy and insulting to both him and women.” Rude! Just ‘cuz a guy is gay, doesn’t make him a woman. He’s still very much a man – some of my gay pals would argue even MORE of a man.

  22. Ade O says:

    Every time she opens her mouth she sounds nuts. I can’t stand her.

  23. TeeTee says:

    I LOVE her!!! she’s probably seen and heard alot of things–that would make the Travolta fans faint..

    over the yrs and as you age, you just tell it like it is..I’m sure she could have went into more detail but chose not too.

    The weird shroud that follows this marriage and has for soo many yrs..

    Th whole “they just had a new baby”
    just seems all weird, faking pregnancies, John kissing men, his lacefront-what a sham.

    cut the bullcrap, just weird.
    I have 2 gay friends that were interviewed for that book and they have huge stories but we just talk about it and laugh..cause its never as if seems in Hollyweird.

  24. mln76 says:

    I get that it upsets people that he is being outed. But first off he is funding a church that actively preaches that homosexuality can be “cured”.
    Secondly it is already out there on the internet and tabs as sort of an open secret that the mainstream media won’t or can’t touch.
    Thirdly his sexuality isn’t what has ruined his career, what has ruined his career is his terrible choices in movies.

  25. clorismetchum says:

    wow, she sure turned in to a porker didn’t she? still like her….her books are pretty good. but i never realized she looks so….dumpy….now.
    and i don’t care if travolta likes the dong or not. i still think he’s sexy. he could hit it.

  26. Hex says:

    @Jay

    “As to her other comment about her ex..the added little jibe about his being a great father..and mother..was bitchy and insulting to both him and women.”

    I think she was alluding to the times when her daughter’s father had to pull both sides of parental duty due to Carrie’s alcoholism. When he had to be father and mother because Carrie was passed out poolside.

    That, I think, means that she was acknowledging her own shortcomings rather than lobbing an easy salvo at her gay ex.

  27. Sara says:

    I feel like if he wants to keep it on the down low, it’s his right. But if true, then he’s obviously not being careful enough to hide it.

  28. jay says:

    Maybe, Hex, but with her penchant for caustic sarcasm and her obvious lack of need to just NOT speak about someone else’s personal life, I guess it makes me a bit more cynical in my observation of what she said and her meaning. If she wished to make it come across as a compliment she could have worded it a bit better; I get the feeling, however, that since he has stated she “turned” him gay, I would surmise it’s more likely a sideways slam.

    But, of course, that may just be me.;-)

    Still stand by the commentary on the calling a gay man a woman..firmly.

  29. prisssy says:

    Hex, I think you’re right.
    As for Travolta, what does he owe the public about his personal life?
    Eja102, I agree with you. I don’t think he’s living a lie. I think he and Kelly love each other and want to be a family. If he’s having sex with men on the side, it’s not as if it’s one man that he’s in love with and longs to spend his life with but won’t because of career. I think he just likes having sex with men, and Kelly may be okay with it. We all assume that everyone approaches relationships like we do, but in fact, this might be what works for them. If it does, what’s it to us? As for outing someone’s private sexual practices, do any of you have private aspects of your sex life or fantasies that you wouldn’t want talked about openly? Yes, I’m sure you do. To me, it’s the same thing.

  30. Kiska says:

    I love Carrie Fisher. She is so unique to Hollyweird: honest and witty. There is no canned responses from her.

  31. Wif says:

    The CO$ has a big problem with homosexuality. Huge. From what I remember (I was engaged to a $cientologist for a while) it interferes with the 2nd Dynamic, which is the source of life and health. But Travolta is a big deal for the CO$, from long before Cruise was, so he’s probably suppressing it so that they can continue their agenda of homophobia.

  32. Ruffian9 says:

    It’s not ‘outing’ if it’s already a known fact. Just because it’s not part of Travolta’s ‘public/PR’ image that he’s gay, it doesn’t mean that it isn’t common knowledge that he is. The same with Kevin Spacey.

  33. REALIST says:

    @Bobby K: Whew, was still recovering from Carrie’s “robustness”.
    I agree, Scientology and all its creepy psuedo-science rhetoric and the self-righteousness of many of the people who practice it (Tom Cruise being the worst of them) is a cult that has never done anything but pad the pockets of the higher ups and the members (I wonder if they sell shares to their members?).
    When I was in law school, I must have read at least 10 cases where the IRS tried to challenge the C of S non-profit status. The C of S filed so many frivolous motions and otherwise made a legal nuisance of themselves that the feds-the feds!-just didn’t have the resources to topple them.
    So, even though there are a lot of important issues flying around on this blog, the moral corrosivenesss (greed is good!) and judgmental stance re: mental illness in general and treating mental illness should be considered as part of the Travolta equation. What kind of person would choose to associate with this church? I have a soft spot for Travolta, too, but I’ve always wondered why he would choose to make Scientology a major part of his life.
    I assume this “Church” has little or no tolerance for gays-it’s probably considered some aberrant mental state that has to be purged.
    For more, see:
    http://www.religioustolerance.org/scientol.htm
    It’s a busy site, so focus on the Scientology listing..
    BTW, did John and Kelly carry through with the 7 days of silence with little Ben? I hope not.

  34. Maud says:

    I can’t help but wonder, if she and Travolta go back so far, and I assume are friends, maybe she’s testing the waters of public acceptance with his permission. These celebs have their publicists call the paps when they go to Starbucks–why not ‘plant’ this interview to get an opinion poll going? Ok, it’s probably a stupid theory. I’ll shup up now. I forgot about the Scientology thing.

  35. original kate says:

    “It’s not ‘outing’ if it’s already a known fact.”

    @ ruffian: it is an outing unless the person in question comes out on his/her own. until then, it is not a “fact” it is a rumor.

    anyhoo…carrie should just shut up all together. she is so tedious and not nearly as clever as she thinks she is.

  36. David says:

    “until then, it is not a “fact” it is a rumor. ”

    Then he shouldn’t have his public “games”. There are men as the other part in his bathroom locker experiences. They have the facts which make it real

  37. Raven says:

    I saw an interview with her on Charlie Rose. She said she gets electroshock treatments every 6 weeks for her depression. I can’t help but think they would really mess someone up.

  38. original gracie says:

    I have heard and read from many sources that John is indeed gay and he and Kelly have an understanding. He does his thing with men and she is free to date.

    Obviously they love and care for one another. But they are each persuing their own preferred relationship and it works for them.

    I don’t see anything wrong with that.
    As long as all are on board and comfortable with it, it’s not really our business.

    Carrie is very unique and hilarious. She just tells it like it is, good and bad. And she is honest about herself as well, painfully so. I love her.

    PS….Scientology sucks. Maybe in the beginning it meant well, but now that we can see it plainly…we can clearly view the destruction it can cause to a human being. Not just John Travolta, but Tom Cruise as well.

  39. Trippin says:

    Why have we made it the public’s business to know celebs sexual orientation anyway and also insist that gay people declare it and come out? How ironic that in the 1950′s it was probably easier for actors like Rock Hudson to be gay because the media and the public gave celebs more privacy. Today rumors and gossip rule. I guess that’s the price celebs pay for fame having a public think that they own you. Plus it’s not just John Travolta, it’s a whole long list of actors/actresses who have chosen not to come out for their own personal reasons. It’s not like American culture has advanced that much to make it acceptable and comfortable come out. Hell we can’t even get Congress to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” We have gay youths being bullied and outted on the internet who end up killing themselves. In 2010 maybe the world is a little less homophobic but still homophobic!

  40. Cheyenne says:

    I have no problem at all with Travolta being gay. I have a big problem with his hypocrisy in belong to an organization which despises gays. Who is he kidding?

    @Raven: Electroshock is nothing to fool around with. How long has she been getting these treatments?

  41. Chris says:

    It’s all about the business people. If Johnny Boy is gay and isn’t coming out it’d be because it’d hurt him at the box office. He’s a mainstream movie star and his fanbase like their leading men good and straight. He doesn’t have to be a martyr for the cause if he doesn’t want to be.

  42. Kloops says:

    I love that crazy b*tch, but yeah, she shouldn’t be outing JT. Bad form, Carrie! And I hope she sleeps with one eye open because CoS is gonna get ‘er.

    And I didn’t view her comment about her ex as a slight against him. I’m in the camp that she was pretty clearly referring to her own marernal short comings, but even if she wasn’t, I’m going to give her the benefit of the doubt and say she obviously has an irreverent personality and they are close so he’s probably cool with it. It’s not like she was calling any old gay man a “woman” or in this case a “mother.”

    a “mother.”

  43. jane16 says:

    I really like Carrie, and have known her for years. I don’t think she meant any harm to Travolta. Everyone knows he’s gay, and frankly, people here are tired of the whole gay coverup thing in H’wood, tired of pretending that obvious beard relationships are romantic, etc. While its true that people in the industry do for the most part, keep its secrets, the fake straight thing has gotten old. It just seems silly, in this day and age, to have to be fake about it. Who cares really? When I’m watching an old Rock Hudson movie, I never think of him as himself, I’m lost in the movie, and its the same with modern day stars who are really gay. I do not at all understand why they think it would make a difference to their careers.

  44. truthzbetta says:

    I’m sad Travolta’s gay for selfish, personal reasons. It does ruin my many fantasies.

    I don’t like him lying/cheating on his wife either and if he’s been around the bathhouse while trying to get a woman pregnant then disease wise Kelly now needs to head to Pam Anderson’s clinic.

    Carrie Fischer’s funny, she’s sarcastic without being mean. If you listen to her, she never does mean which is refreshing in a celeb. Plus she jabs herself as much as anyone.

  45. truthzbetta says:

    Trippin

    That kid wasn’t bullied for being gay. Mass media aside, the kid was having sex in someone else’s room– in his hi-tech roommates room– who turned on the cameras and live fed.

    All who know the students who did it say it was not due to the other one being gay, and they were pranking not bullying. Bullying is threatening and intimidating behavior intentionally meant to incite fear. That’s not what happened there, they thought they were pranking and clowning in their own room where the kids having sex were the interlopers.

    If we had cyber and video related laws that protected female AND males images of their own nude bodies, we’d be able to protect everyone from this crap which happens far more often to girls than boys (angry ex boyfriends selling nude pics of their ex girlfriends on Ebay, stepfathers setting up cameras in their step daughters bedrooms, etc.).

    Media ran with one story and didn’t situate in the larger problem as usual. Why not? All this porn might be affected, and heavens to betsy what if men couldn’t take pictures of naked ladies or stepdaughters and distribute and enjoy them? What would they do. And how would we get our fake celeb leaks? E would have no faux stars.

    We should all be protected equally.

  46. Cheyenne says:

    @jane16: Travolta is probably stuck in the 80′s. I remember when Hudson came out; people almost went apeshit. I can tell you with absolute certainty that if Hudson had come out back in the 50′s, his career would have been over before it began.

  47. southerncheerleader says:

    If being gay is natural & normal, why is Scien so against it?

    And how can he be in an organization that feels this way?

    This is waaaay too confusing.

  48. Gypsy says:

    She lacks class and is also touched-in-the-head.

    I don’t know that Travolta is gay, not until he says so, or, there is a jury trial where all the evidence is presented, until then I’ll mind my own business.

  49. slymm27 says:

    you all know he is gay huh?? Turned into men and managed to have a taste of his dong in that famous spa? Some of you are so annoying.

  50. Nanea says:

    Carrie didn’t out JT, he did that himself.

    Anyone remember that photo with him kissing that guy on the lips?

    Yeah, totally not gay!

    Especially not after all those artful twists and turns JT’s publicist had to make to let people know that JT is totally not gay because he kisses all his good male friends that way.

    It’s sad that the cult of $cientolgy still hasn’t had its church privileges revoked.

    Countries like France and Germany don’t accept that fascist group as a religion, they have to pay taxes there.

  51. MrsOdie2 says:

    COS is a weird, moneymaking cult. It also is the reason JT denied his son was autisic. COS doesn’t believe in autism, like it doesn’t believe in mental illness.

  52. CB Rawks says:

    Carrie is made of pure awesome. Love her.

  53. Grapefruit says:

    Carrie’s a cruel bitch. But, she’s also irrelevant right now; hasn’t been in the spotlight for years. So, I guess she needs the attention.

    Yeah, we already know John is gay, but so what? I’m sure his wife knows. Until HE decides to come out, it’s really nobody business. I mean, damn the man just had a baby. Leave him and his family alone.

    With “friends” like Carrie, who needs enemies????

  54. Jb says:

    George Clooney must be scared. I hope he’s not friends with Carrie.

  55. Dizzybenny says:

    Carrie is one hot bitch!!I love her,she could go up the 500 pounds i would still think she’s sexy like hell! :)
    ever see her at the AFI tribute to George Lucas?It’s awsome!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ97s396kb0

  56. Anti-icon says:

    This is great. I’ve always loved Carrie Fisher’s candor, and she continues to deliver. Delicious gossip post. I agree with Ms. Fisher…and the gay ghost is a book waiting to be written, Ms. Poison Pen. I’ll read.

  57. nycmom10024 says:

    I love love Carrie Fisher and yes I would be a little scared of her as I am of most bipolar peeps. When their meds are off, they came be unpredictable to say the least, in both good and bad ways. I know they are not intentionally causing the havoc they may wreak, but woe to those in the path.

  58. Me says:

    The COS probably won’t go after her because of her own past….she doesn’t come off as credible to the masses due to her own issues. This isn’t the first time she has said it and nothing has been done to her.

    Also it would give credence to Randy and Evi Quaid’s claims about those starwhackers. LOL!

  59. jane16 says:

    I think what this is about is this: I’ve heard many times that John has wanted to come out and leave cos several times over the last several years, but something always happens that prevents him from doing so (eg, his sons death, his wife choosing to have another child, etc). I’ve also heard that Kelly is very happy with the status quo, doesn’t want to change anything. A lot of people think that she had this latest child to prevent him from bolting, that it would be a lot worse for his career if he left a wife and new baby than just being gay. The cos seems like an evil nasty piece of work. I don’t understand how anyone could get sucked into that. Lastly, I have met Jett and agree he was autistic. I’m no expert, but my kid (the one with the MD) has taken phys therapy with several kids with autism over the years so am familiar with it. I think John is sad that he is forced to uphold this fake beautiful couple, happy family scenario, but that Kelly and the cos have him by the short hairs.

  60. Jayna says:

    Shame on her. I have always assumed he is bisexual. Whether while married he’s acting on it, I doubt, or maybe they have an arrangement. Whatever it is, what kind of friend does that? It’s his personal business.

  61. k. says:

    I love John Travolta. He is such a great talent! Some Hollywood people remain single, with a “no comment” on my personal life. But those who are really gay, and still marry someone of opposite sex, and pretend…it is very hard to back out of that huge lie. Impossible perhaps–kids are involved. I think more men could come out as Bisexual, the way Angelina Jolie has–it certainly has not damaged her. That would be some advance and freedom.

  62. SamiHami says:

    Who cares whether or not he’s gay? It’s none of our business. As long as he and his wife are happy, it’s really not our place, and certainly not Carrie Fisher’s place, to speculate.

    She used to be interesting and clever. Now the best she can do is try to out someone who obviously does not want to be outed? That’s pretty lame and definitely NOT clever or amusing.

    I like JT for his movies. I don’t really care who he has sex with as long as all participants are willing and adult.

  63. slymm27 says:

    why dont you all ‘yeah he is gay’ people just do a rally and make him come out? It is obviously such a nagging and pressing issue.

  64. Karen R says:

    It is nobody else’s business.

  65. Hakura says:

    I agree entirely with Chris (#41) that the reason for his ‘don’t tell’ is at least partially for business reasons. I have NO problem with his being gay, & it’s obvious that keeping personal matters private (in this case especially) has a lot riding on it, financially.

    A leading man is almost always a ‘straight’ masculine figure, which is what makes them a big draw for a lot of fans, many of which are women. I’m sure the risk of alienating a part of his fanbase (people who are very against homosexuality) was a major concern in regards to deciding what to keep to himself.

    I can’t even get INTO the Scientology thing. They’re a bunch of nutjobs, and I don’t know why he associates with them. But that, and his sexual preference, are entirely his business. That said, I don’t believe Carrie meant anything negative by what she said, or considered it ‘outing’ him. The way she makes it sound, a lot of people have known for a long time, so perhaps in her mind, he already *is* out in public opinion.

  66. CB Rawks says:

    “she’s also irrelevant right now; hasn’t been in the spotlight for years. So, I guess she needs the attention.”

    That’s not true, as she has been touring doing her extremely popular one woman show. She was just recently with us in Australia. Obviously you know nothing about her, but she is also a very successful author and has been for years.
    She was asked a question during an interview and she answered it.
    See if you can calm down and untwist your knickers, douche.

  67. southerncheerleader says:

    WHY, WHY are gay people in the closet?

    Everyone should come out & end this craziness.

    Everyone should be outed, then THE STIGMA GOES AWAY.

    Gay people who are in the closet ARE HURTING THEMSELVES.

    Please – STOP HIDING. The hiding says that it’s something to hide.

    I’m upset that THERE IS STILL A “CLOSET.”

  68. Anon says:

    I think he just doesn’t want to come out because of Scientology. You know that “you have issues” and that being gay is bad and shit. Whatever, he’s stuck paying over 9000 dollars a week for the sect… he’s just scared of Xenu.

  69. sarah talks says:

    OK, I’m wondering if john Travolta slept with her husband. there are so many gay guys in Hollywood but she’s only outing him. Elizabeth Taylor slept with her father when he was married to her mother and I’m wondering if Mr. Travolta didn’t do the same.

  70. Hakura says:

    @Sarah Talks (#69)- The question brought up in the interview with Carrie was asked because of all the recent ‘scandal’ that John has had to deal with regarding accusations of his sexual preference. The interviewer brought John up specifically because they knew John & Carrie are friends, and have been close for a long time. She wasn’t just picking his name out of a hat.

    @Southern Cheerleader (#67)- I know what you mean by your comment, but in this case… Just being a celebrity doesn’t mean he needs to make an ‘announcement’ to the world in order to be ‘out’. The people he loves may be aware of his preferences, and that’s *all* that matters.

  71. samihami says:

    @southerncheerleader: That’s not for you to decide. Who are you to say what everyone else “should” do? I say let people do what they want at their own pace and for their own reasons. It doesn’t hurt any of us if JT is or is not gay, nor does it hurt is if he either does or does not come out of the closet. It’s just not our business…or yours.

  72. Brenda says:

    John and Kelly’s new baby isn’t even a month old. They don’t deserve such drama. Maybe Carrie is bitter because she has no one. Where is her boo? Who is she sleeping with? She needs to shut up.

  73. padiddle says:

    I just watched Wishful Drinking on HBO last night – I f*cking love Carrie, she’s amazing.

    She was just being honest about what she thought about John, when she was asked. Also, in her act she says her husband TOLD HER that she turned him gay – it was a joke more about how pathetic she is in the dating world than any sort of statement about what she thinks about the gay community. Her particular brand of humor doesn’t really come over in print.
    PS for anyone else who watched it, I loved the part where she said her dad consoled Elizabeth Taylor with his penis. LOL

  74. Oyvey says:

    If you read Carrie’s book Wishful Drinking, you will find out how sick she has been. Medications for depression and bi-polar disorder, which she has, are notorious for how they make you gain weight. Some people have no choice about weight gain. They need the drugs to lead any kind of functional reasonably happy life. She has been through beyond Hell. Sometimes weight gain is not about “letting yourself go.” Sometimes you have to take the drugs or you have no life at all. Give people a break. Expand your mind.

  75. Lanette says:

    She seems like a miserable woman.

  76. Lia says:

    C’mon. As soon as he started his first dance in Saturday Night Fever, it was obvious he was gay. Straight men don’t use their wrists like that……lol. However, nobody really cares. I wonder about his wife, but maybe he is her beard as well. Who knows? Who cares?

  77. MayB says:

    It seems there are a lot of open-minded people posting here, but the unfortunate truth is many people do care if someone is gay and are not accepting of it. If it was not a big deal to anyone issues such as don’t ask, don’t tell, would not be contraversial, let alone, exist. There has yet to be an a-list actor who has come out; the only male celebrities I can think of who have came out in the past are people who don’t really have that much going on in their careers any more(not as much of a risk to come out, and it gets them a magzine cover or two), like Ricky Martin or the guy from NSync. Seriously, can anyone think of a male celebrity who came out at the height of their success? I’m pretty sure it has never happened…

  78. MayB says:

    edit to my above comment:

    I guess Travolta isn’t exactly “at the height of his success” right now, but he’s still considered A-list(right?)and can still get attention/magazine covers without having to come out.