r3, who ever had the slightest inkling Bronson Pinchot was straight?
My name is spelled McCormack.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
David Cassidy.....Jack Cassidy\
Nicholas Sparks owns this thread.
Nearly every straight Urban German male
What does ostensibly mean??
appearing to be, R29
Thank you 30
If it does mean appearing to be, why has almost everyone mentioned seem more gay than straight to me?? I was thinking of people like Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, Russell Crowe.\
Aside from those 3, I think every single actor in film, tv and theater could very easily be gay.
Totally agree with R26. Peter Sarsgaard. At the Oscars before I realized it was him I thought, who is that gay man presenting an award?\
And then I saw An Education and even his character in the movie came off as queer as a $3 bill.
There''s a recent thread about him now but Matt Lauer has always pinged off the charts for me.
In what planet does Daniel Craig and Bruce Willis ping? Anyway, for me it is Peter Saarsgard, Paul Rudd, RDJ, Michael Ian Black. R10 Talia Shore''s other son Rob Schwartzman also pings as well, guess it is genetics.
[quote]Aside from those 3, I think every single actor in film, tv and theater could very easily be gay.\
Broderick Crawford, James Arness, Ward Bond, Robert Montgomery, Rex Reason, Rod Steiger, Fred MacMurray...
Scott McGillivray (Income Property host on HGTV)\
"Jonathan Rhys Meyers is not straight."\
Dallas sportswriter and uber-uberdouche Skip Bayless.\
BTW, he''s the brother of chef Rick Bayless.
I was at the gym watching him with the sound off. I had heard of him, but don''t know his shows or movies. Anyway, I presumed he was gay. Turns out he has a wife, but he definitely pinged to me.
[quote]Dallas sportswriter and uber-uberdouche Skip Bayless.\
[quote]BTW, he''s the brother of chef Rick Bayless.\
Rick himself is nelly as all get-out but married to a woman.
Bob Guiney has cookie-face in R54''s link.
Still waiting for proof on Jonathan Rhys Meyers
I just watched Survival Of The Dead and Alan Van Sprang pinged so much that I found it distracting. But again, he might not be gay and he is Canadian. \
I agree with Peter Saarsgard. I find him distracting as a straight lead because he is so fey.
I sat next to Rick Bayless and his wife at a play a couple of weeks ago.\
First off, he is smaller than I imagined. I''m 5''8" and when the play was over and we stood up, I had to be at least 2 inches taller than him.\
Secondly, his wife is at least 3 inches taller than him, much wider, older, and looks like your standard middle-aged lesbian.
R72, that''s a good list. Hard to believe, but Annie Lennox is straight, not even bi. \
Former tennis player, Martina Hingis
Broderick Crawford must''ve looked lovely with his hairy shoulders in a gingham sun dress.
I believe this is progress and akin to how at earlier times, and still today for many, people who quickly impress as straight, were actually gay.\
It''s a step in breaking stereotypes.\
When I look at Peter Sarsgaard I might easily assume he''s gay, most likely because the guys he reminds me of I know to be gay; however, that doesn''t mean that he is, and indeed he isn''t.
I agree with many of the names put forward, and especially Nicholas Sparks.\
For some reason, author Dean Koontz has always reminded me of a hot 70s-era gay. I usually have pretty good gaydar, but in his case, I''m not sure it''s working, as I''ve never read or heard any rumours about him.
The right-wing Duch politician Geert Wilders
Dutch politician Wouter Bos
Cory Booker(Mayor of Newark, New Jersey)\
James Blake \
Vince Carter \
Taye Diggs \
LL Cool J\
Bill Hemmer(Fox News)\
Dan Abrams(MSNBC) \
When I saw Eric McCormick doing an interview, he seemed very much like a gay man, even though he is married. Laurence Fishburn is so gay, sometimes I think his wife must be a trannie.
Yes, I''ve wondered about Dean Koontz...how can we find out?
r5, Matthew Morrison is gay. A friend of mine studies theater at NYU and she has friends who worked in theatrical productions with Matthew. Here''s the thing - Matt was quietly out as a gay man before he was famous, back when he was just a stage performer. From what I''ve been told, it wasn''t public knowledge, but people ''in the know'' were aware. Now that he''s on Glee and a major celebrity, he''s suddenly "straight." It''s sad, but he''s doing what he thinks he has to do to get ahead, but expect Matthew to say he''s "too busy to date" in plenty of interviews.
Rick Steves. the travel guy.
Taye Diggs pings for me but he''s not gay
R59 and he''s played gay in a gay film "The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy" (2000)directed by gay Greg Berlanti. I hope that makes your day.
"Mark Cuban pings for me, too"\
He FLAMED on Dancing With the Stars
[quote]People who are ostensibly straight...?\
All Gay men.
Kevin Trudeau, the author/infomercial king/queen.
"I believe this is progress..."\
Enough. We want more out gay men, not more straight men who seem gay and then reject our advances.
My father ran into Frank Bielec at a restaurant in Houston, and told him that my mother was a big fan of "Trading Spaces". They had a brief conversation in which Frank mentioned his wife and grandchildren several times. When we asked what Frank was like in real life, my father replied that he seemed just as gay as he did on the show.
Twentysomething Gay Man
John Ritter (deceased, but still)\
but that''s completely and totally wishful thinking on my part.\
Also, Evan Lysacek, but no one really believes him so I''m not sure if he counts.
Hank Azaria. Big time.
Jude Law, Johnathan Rhys Myers\
Chrissie Hynde, Annie Lennox\
Karl Rove, Kenneth Starr, GWB, Hillary Clinton,
I agree, R101. And so does Paget Brewster. I couldn''t watch that show that they costarred on as a couple. They were just ridiculous as a heterosexual couple.
Peter Sarsgaard has ''gay voice''.\
The father on "Frasier", John Mahoney, though I think he IS gay.
Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter
In threads like these are we supposed to keep adding on names or add our own list even if we are repeating names?
anal person bothered by repetition
The people who called Daniel Craig were obviously spot on.
Ryan Seacrest... there''s just something about that guy I can''t put my finger on.
J. Hough, Mormon
Jonathon Rhys Meyers\
"Ryan Seacrest... there''s just something about that guy I can''t put my finger on."\
Why? Can''t you find it?
Nice try, R89, but that''s a load of bull.
Glenn Close, actress
Let''s look at some of the less attractive or more average looking types:\
Bob Fosse (looked like a tiny 70''s disco queen clone up until he died)\
The British Peters (Sellers and O''Toole)
Emily Deschanel - but that may be more wishful thinking than a radar ping.
She pings off the charts, R120.
Sharon Gless (also so supportive)\
50% of every boyband from the Beatles to NSync
The guy from "Burn Notice".
"Ryan Seacrest... there''s just something about that guy I can''t put my finger on".\
Something tells me you never will, Hon.
"I''ve been watching Russell Crowe since he first started making movies and there is something that makes me believe he is deeply closeted."\
I don''t know if Crowe is gay but I wouldn''t be surprised. Before he hit is big, he played the trannie in Rocky Horror Picture Show. And the first movie I ever saw him in was a small, gay movie called "The Sum of Us."\
Often people who get roles in small gay movies do so because they know the other (gay) people behind the film socially.
I agree about Russell Crowe,he seems too masculine to be an actor.
Why has no one mentioned James Franco? :)
Chad White, Chris Zylka, Henry Cavill, Hunter Parrish and Jason Statham
Mark Driscoll, pastor of Mars Hill Church
something about those Republican gun freaks always sets off my spidey sense
Ryan Reynolds. It's the lisp my dears!
[quote]50% of every boyband from the Beatles to NSync
But modern boybands always seem to have five guys - two & a half gays?
Chelsea Handler and Nicki Minaj.
R137, Michael Chabon is at least somewhat bisexual, he has mentioned it and his wife has.
Peter Sarsgaard always needs to be mentioned a few (dozen) times in these threads.
Kristen Stewart & Tom Sturridge & Robert Pattinson
Another vote for Bronson Pinchot! A very close friend was the costume director on a show Bronson was in and was shocked by what a lothario he was.
hello?? eric stonestreet?
Did anyone mention Jason Bateman or Matt Damon?
Lead singer of fun. Nate Ruess.
Nobody said this until Page 9 ?
Heath ledger and Lena Dunham. Someone has to mention them since it is a thread on DL.
Jay Leno. Seriously.
Jay Leno??? I highly doubt that one.
I always thought Johnny Depp was bi.
Kristen Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tim Tebow, Tyler Perry, Dakota Fanning, Michael C. Hall, Taylor Lautner, Taylor Swift, Robert Pattinson, Emma Stone.
Is Tyler perry supposed to be straight? I always just assumed....
German soccer player Mario Götze
R177. I think he is asexual
Al Gore owns this thread.
Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese.
writer Colson Whitehead
SCRUBS' Zach Braff and Donald Faison
Composers Lynn-Manuel Miranda and Adam Guetel
Jay Z looks like a Homo Thug.
Nah, he just ugly, R189.
Jay-Z maybe ugly but no way in hell he'd touch dick. I doubt (as I posted) Tiger Woods or Jay Leno do either.
George Stephanopoulos is gayer than a tree full of rainbow lorikeets on Hugh Jackman's verandah. "Little queen" was a nickname he earned a few decades ago.
Robin Wright Penn
Midnight in Paris
Leonardo DiCaprio. He always has a girlfriend, but he sure does ping my gaydar for some reason.
David Beckham, Jude Law, Ryan Reynolds, Tom Cruise (just no evidence.. or he's v. deep in the closet)
Pink, Tilda Swinton, Robin Wright Penn, Sinead O'Connor
Where are some of you getting this shit about John Edwards? Have you even followed anything he's done since running for President? Sheesh. He's definitely not gay.
Derek Jeter and yes, President Obama
have to say the actor from BURN NOTICE does ping to me but but probably with a little of wishful thinking.
All this and no Christopher Meloni yet?a
I had to google "Zoe Bell" because I didn't know who she is. She kind of looks like Zoe Cassavetes.
R97 I can definitely see Nick Jonas doing a rendition of the Beatles' first US hit, only Nick's would be "I Want to Suck Your Dick."
I wonder if people writing John Edwards are thinking of the "Crossing Over" psychic John Edwards version?
Ditto for Glenn Close, Annie Lennox. And another one that still boggles my mind: Holly Hunter. Walks like it, dresses like it, talks like it. She's Jodie Foster x4. Unbelievable.
Author John Green. Married but still pings.
I agree with the comments on Nicholas Sparks and Bronson Pinchot.
Was there ever an idea that Bronson Pinchot was STRAIGHT?
[quote]Author John Green
I thought he was gay. As in O&P rather than in.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYC
R147, Really liked Russell Crowe's acting in "A Sum of Us," but he reminded me of an adorable puppy dog. Was told "that's what 'hard living' does to a man," turning him into what he looks like today.
Dean Winters, despite the gorgeous girls.
There is something about John Travolta that keeps triggering something in me. I think he might be gay.
Parker Posey looks a hippie lesbo
Bradley Cooper, Daniel Craig Bruce Willis, Patrick Warburton, Ryan Gosling, Gerard Butler
LOL, don't think that is what the OP had in mind. This is people we actually think are straight.
[quote]Ditto for Glenn Close, Annie Lennox. And another one that still boggles my mind: Holly Hunter. Walks like it, dresses like it, talks like it. She's Jodie Foster x4. Unbelievable.
Laurie Metcalf fits this description to a T. There's nothing feminine about her. She was totally dyke-y on "Roseanne".
Leonardo Di Caprio
Hill Harper: writes all these books about how black men and women can have healthier marriages yet he is single himself. Major pinging.
Peter Sarsgaard has sucked cock at some point. There's no way that man is 100% straight.
Burt Reynolds Lee Majors Larry Hagman John Beck
[quote]Parker Posey looks a hippie lesbo
Not in person. Not at all.
[quote] John Beck
Drew Pinsky Jon Hamm John Slattery Richard Burgi James Denton Jean Dujardin
Berenger, of DWTS
And the late Audie Murphy, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Tony Curtis.
Matt Le Blanc
Ed Begley, Jr.
This made me smile because I had a fuckbuddy for a while who looked a lot like Christopher Rich. I found out later that my fuckbuddy was married and a bisexual. Who knows, maybe Christopher Rich is too?
Christopher Rich comes across to me as a warm and loving person. Maybe he's the character he plays; or just wishful thinking on my part.
[quote] Charlize Theron
This must be the 100th time she has been mentioned
(256) Bergeron, not Berenger.
The actor from Midsomer Murders
I wish Patrick Wilson pinged. I would gobble his cock in no time.
Cesar Romero, the Dog Whisperer.
The definition of "ostensibly" is closer to "supposedly" or "purports to be" than "appearing to be."
"Ping" means "appearing to be" gay, not necessarily IS gay.
So, someone like John Ritter, who really was straight from all reports, yet was at least as fey as Peter Sarsgaard, fits the OP's description perfectly.
Terry Thomas Tom Hardy
Craig T Nelson Ian Holm
J K Simmons
I will never say so out loud, as long as I have that job or hope to get a recommendation from him.
Larry of Les Twins, doubt anyone here knows about him or Les Twins since I only do because of my obsessed sister but for a straight guy he pings pretty hard.
Les Twins are so not hot, I hope they're both straight.
[quote]Cesar Romero, the Dog Whisperer.
Really? Was that before or after he played The Joker?
I'm surprised that over 200 posts and none of your bitches have mentioned Leonardo Di Caprio
Russell Crowe is not gay (who would want him to be anyway?).
The Sum Of Us was a gay-themed movie aimed purely at heterosexuals - a heterosexual fantasy of gayness. None of the actors were gay and nor were the characters if you ask me.
Hets like straight-acting gays too (in their movies).
Y'all have posted many men and a few women who we all know are gay, but haven't announced it, and most never will. It would be as if this thread was started 4 months ago and someone said Anderson Cooper.
My understanding of ostensibly straight is that there are many public figures living full on straight appearing lives, sometimes including a wife and children, but because we are all genii
with dead on gaydar, we see through the illusion.
Having said that
1. Skip Bayless
2. Amy Madigan
6.Obama and Reggie Love(his Body Man emeritus)
8.Sean Hannity (don't laugh, I can make a damn good case for this
8.Jay Z, Russell Simmons, Diddy and 50 Cent(this is common knowledge in the Black music industry
10.Scott Disick, Rob Kardashian and Lamar Odom
11. Jaime Foxx
I could list 25 more but I am hogging the thread. One last thing, for the poster who said Peter Bergman, doubt no longer. 20+ years ago when he was still on All My Children, I had him and his twink in F/C from BOS to Bangor Maine in the summer. They were kissing and hugging like 16 year olds the whole flight.
Pat Kiernan NY1
286 then you are basically saying that all the Kardashian sisters are with gay men because you left Kanye off your list at #8. He is also someone the Black music community knows to be gay.
Bradley's a bottom. They tend to have womanly hips.
I know I'm going to get flamed for this here but Bradley Cooper isn't gay.
He is actually good friends with Victor Garber who is obviously gay. Bradley hugs everybody and the dude on the other side of Victor in that link is his hot boyfriend.
Straight men do not walk down the street holding hands and cuddling with other men.
They aren't holding hands in any of those pics. He has his arm around him in that second pic but their bodies aren't even close. Look I'm just saying I know he's not gay, especially not with Victor. That's all.
Yes they were according to the person who took the pics. They were holding hands,hugging and walking arm in arm.
David Henry Hwang. The nelliest straight man there is.
Not quite sure if she is still a celeb.. Jamie Pressly
Lukas Podolski, German footballer
Kristen Stewart, lesbian face
Lana Del Rey, lesbian face
This is a bit of an unusual one but having seen interviews with Matthew Weiner who created Mad Men I was surprised to read he was married with children
The guy who played "jack" in threes company
Mike Nelson of Rifftrax and MST3K. Love his catty quips.
[quote] This is a bit of an unusual one but having seen interviews with Matthew Weiner who created Mad Men I was surprised to read he was married with children
The jury is still out on this one. After all, we are talking about a man who collects vintage handbags.
r315 LOL. Oh dear.
this is more of a wish list than your gaydar being pinged.
lol R301. Michelle is as straight as i am. 0%.
[r320] Huell Howser was gay-- may he rest in peace-- and super nice. And never in the closet. Great guy. Sad he's gone.
Stephen Moyer, Captain Von Trapp, in NBC's Sound of Music.
All straight celeb men that get me aroused.
r57, r67, Rick Bayless pings for me every time I watch his cooking show. Even if his wife is at the table, he seems like family.
Jack Twist going to Mexico to take care of his needs.
r304 thinks (s)he is going to have Bradley send an engagement ring.
Am I the only one who thinks Rick Bayless would look great without his moustache?
R326 same. I believe he is straight. But maybe he sometimes dabbles with the young musicians he brings home.
I was just on You Tube getting my Jonathan Rhys Meyers fix and I came upon his acceptance speech at the Golden Globes a few years back. In it he thanks his brother Chris:
"My brother Chris. I dedicate this to you. I love you very much"
As far a I know he doesn't have a brother named Chris. His brothers are Jamie, Alan and Paul. Anyone know to whom he was referring? A boyfriend maybe? (Wishful thinking I guess).
Of course he also thanked his bitch girlfriend Reena Hammer who went on to diss him after they broke up.
Haha, Nicholas Sparks does indeed own this thread, OP. I really was surprised to find out he was straight.
Some of these dudes have to be closeted though.
The singer Pink.
Bobby Dean, son of Paula Deen, on Food Network pings loud and clear to me.
How many of these guys who are mostly straight have had a dick in their mouth a time or two or their dick in some guys mouth.
Answer - many of them.
Bruce Willis, definitely. But then knowing he's a teen-boy fucker may have colored my impressions.
Jonathan Harris (Dr. Smith in TV's "Lost in Space")
Bill Clinton (well, to me, anyway), along with his half-brother, Roger
Elvis. Every time I saw him.
Ethel Merman (straight as the come)
Actually, Ethel Merman supposedly had an affair with --yeeeesh!-- Jacqueline Susann. According to a bio of JS called "Lovely Me."
Taran Killam from SNL
[quote]Jack Twist going to Mexico to take care of his needs.
Bump for Maureen Maher
R328, I had no idea Huell Howser was gay until I read an article after his passing. I just thought he was the epitome of the Southern good old boy. Loved watching his shows on PBS and KCET.
Any rumors about the late John Ritter? He pinged like crazy.
Al Gore - Several rumors he's dabbled in homo-sex
R118 She's not butch but plays one on tv
Michael c. Hall
Mary Chapin Carpenter
It's more like who isn't gay, and the list is getting smaller?
R355 here, I read the title wrong. Never mind.
Clinton and Gore? Who's suggesting these men, Karl Rove?
Steve Hartman, CBS News
Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense.
Justin T and his wife Jessica Caneface oops I mean Timberface
John Revolta and Tom Cruiser
The cast of Vanderpump rules
The Brady bunch and the partridge family
Michelle Obama. Seriously
And her husband seriously
Senator Mike Grimm
r357 there has been rumors about Gore dabbling in the homosex. It started long ago.
Reply 369.... I the HOMOSEX? How queer is that?
[quote]John Edwards, former US Senator
I agree with this one. He's like some prissy old queen.
r17, Did you happen to catch Johnny Weir on "Chopped.?" When he was kicked out of the competition he literally pranced off the stage bawling like a baby. Hysterical!
Beck pings strongly on my gaydar.
Bobby Dean. I don't care if he did get married. He's definitely schtupping his big, black trainer.
my brother, but he has an Asian girlfriend...so im not so sure about the straight.
"Beck pings strongly on my gaydar."
I take back everything I said about him.