Since NBA player Jason Collins came out publicly as a gay man on the cover of Sports Illustrated (the first athlete to do so on a major sports team) last month, he has kept a relatively low profile out of the public eye.
I bet it is. I can’t imagine living a lie and denying who I really am for the sake of others. But I can completely understand why some choose to do so. There are some people in the world who can be very hurtful, especially when it comes to gay people.
In his very first interview since publicly coming out of the closet after being outed by TMZ, “E.J.” Earvin Johnson III – son to legendary basketball player Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Cookie Johnson – recently chatted with Howard Bragman on the latest episode of the webcast Gwissues about the experience.
Celebs flooded the Fonda Theatre on Saturday in Los Angeles for the 2013 Logo NewNowNext Awards.
Hosted this year by The Talk‘s Aisha Tyler, the awards “are about celebrating today what will be trending next year”.
Fergie received the “Always Next, Forever Now” award, and Kylie Minogue was honored with the “Dance Floor Hero” award. Celebs in the building included Tamar Braxton, Ciara, Naya Rivera, Azaelia Banks, Selena Gomez and more. Check out all of the flix from the show and red carpet below:
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Lakers legend and businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson and his wife Cookie Johnson‘s son, Earvin Johnson III, 20 – who is a college student at NYU – is a gay man. And last night, TMZ cameras caught up with the young guy who was hand in hand with another man (presumed to be his boyfriend).
So damn sad!
Sean Penn‘s 19-year-old Hopper Penn has found himself in the middle of controversial confrontation with a paparazzo in Beverly Hills yesterday.
Big named celebs gathered at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on Saturday evening.