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"The Help" director Tate Taylor

Openly gay and cute. Who's had him?

by Anonymousreply 10701/25/2015

I wonder if the hot guy in THE HELP who played Jessica Chastain's character's husband diddled with him. Or the guy who played Skeeter's date. Both were very easy on the eyes.

by Anonymousreply 112/15/2011

Apparently Nate Berkus helped him get the picture made and was credited as one of the executive producers... I wonder if they were bfs.

His voice is kind of high-pitched considering how butch he looks.

by Anonymousreply 212/16/2011

I like to help him by inserting my cock into his ass.

by Anonymousreply 312/16/2011

He's hot

by Anonymousreply 412/17/2011

R2 - that interviewer is, like, totally, like, annoying. Like, yah.

by Anonymousreply 512/17/2011

Oooh, he is cute. Hot, even.

Since taste in men obviously vary, I'm often disappointed by these "hottest. guy. ever." or "look at this hot guy" threads.

But, not disappointed with Tate Taylor.

by Anonymousreply 612/17/2011

Sorry, I should have wrote, "Since tastes in men obviously vary," or "Since taste in men obviously varies".

by Anonymousreply 812/17/2011

r7, what's an FBS? It's not at and we know he's not Nate's current partner.

by Anonymousreply 912/17/2011

Fuck buddies

by Anonymousreply 1012/17/2011

I'm guessing "fuck buddies"., seriously? I never knew.

by Anonymousreply 1112/17/2011

I would seriously like to see him and celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson have sex.

Sort of an interracial, naturally thick guy thing. HOT! (At least to me).

by Anonymousreply 1212/17/2011


by Anonymousreply 1312/17/2011

"should have wrote"

Oh, dear!

by Anonymousreply 1412/17/2011

Maybe he can get together with Lars von Trier and they can make shitty films together.

by Anonymousreply 1512/17/2011

R9's too stupid for this thread.

by Anonymousreply 1612/17/2011

Wow, I had no idea Tate Taylor was so hot! Seems to be a really great guy. And whoever said he has a high voice must have mush for brains because his voice is very low and sexy!

I thought it was great to see Leslie Jordan in "The Help," not just once, but twice! And both times he stole the show! AND injected a lot of fun into the movie so it didn't become too heavy.

by Anonymousreply 1712/17/2011

He was also in the sordid lives series in a small role. He was pretty husky in it.

by Anonymousreply 1812/17/2011

He's dating Leslie Jordan, not Nate Burkus.

by Anonymousreply 1912/17/2011

He has a nice house in Mississippi.

by Anonymousreply 2012/17/2011

He may be openly gay, but he's not that second thing you accused him of being!

by Anonymousreply 2112/17/2011

R2 you call a guy like that 'butch'? LOL the director is totally nellie and femme.

As for the help it was entertaining but a Gay black male friend of mine said, "It's another one of those White people are all racist and evil! movies, Spike Lee would be proud"

by Anonymousreply 2212/17/2011

He lives on a plantation. What would the reaction be if someone converted a concentration camp in Germany to an apartment complex?

by Anonymousreply 2312/17/2011

That film was wildly inconsistent in tone. Very sad and then silly slapstick.

In fairness, so was the book.

by Anonymousreply 2412/17/2011

[quotes]He lives on a plantation. What would the reaction be if someone converted a concentration camp in Germany to an apartment complex?

Lots of people live on former plantations, both grand and modest ones, myself included. Should former plantations be torched? Turned into thousands of museums that no one will visit?

by Anonymousreply 2512/17/2011

Fuck he's hot. And looks hotter now older than when he was younger. Damn.

by Anonymousreply 2712/18/2011

Kind of cute for an eldergay.

by Anonymousreply 2812/18/2011

The Help is not at all a "White people are all evil" movie. About 5 of the white characters are heroic in their support of the black characters. And other white characters,like Leslie Jordan's character, are also not portrayed as overtly racist.

I grew up in Atlanta in the 50's, and I never witnessed the vile, hateful treatment of maids as depicted in The Help. But the story was in Mississippi, which was widely regarded as worse than Atlanta for blacks. And the movie did capture the feeling of hopelessness that blacks had to feel at that time. It seemed impossible to change the racist system. Even some of us white folks felt it seemed hopeless. My father (white) feared losing his job for being an "N-lover." And rednecks drove by our home shooting bullets at us for expressing pro-black opinions. So I can only imagine what blacks experienced. It seemed like a prison from which none of us could escape. And when you visited the North, you heard even more racist comments than you did in the South. Those were horrible times.

by Anonymousreply 2912/18/2011

Didn't Octavia Spencer say that they were dating ?

by Anonymousreply 3012/18/2011

First DL thread of allegedly hot guy that is actually hot. I've been skipping if for a couple of days until now, wow. A man. How old is he?

by Anonymousreply 3112/18/2011

Uh oh. I gather Reichen made a bee line for him at a Christmas bash in NY last night.

by Anonymousreply 3212/18/2011

I love button noses and or broken noses on men. Adorable!

by Anonymousreply 3312/18/2011

he is super hot.

by Anonymousreply 3412/18/2011

"It's another one of those White people are all racist and evil! movies, Spike Lee would be proud"

Oh, please, that is hardly the case - a lot of the white characters in the movie are not racist at all.

And I doubt your "black friend" even exists. It is white Repukes like Glenn Beck, not black people, who accuse Spike Lee of being "racist" or hating white people. Repugs like to pretend they have black friends (and gay friends) to look less bigoted.

by Anonymousreply 3512/18/2011

He has been nominated for a Writer's Guild Award

Congrats, Tate

by Anonymousreply 3601/07/2012

Please tell me he's not really dating Leslie Jordan.

by Anonymousreply 3701/07/2012

[quote]Sorry, I should have wrote, "Since tastes in men obviously vary,

You should have wrote "I should have written."

by Anonymousreply 3801/07/2012

finally, a masculine goodlooking gay dude in Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 3901/07/2012

ok, his voice is not as deep as you would expect, but he doesn't really have a "gay accent."

by Anonymousreply 4001/07/2012

lol R3, top related humour/lust here is always good, it appeals to my sensibilities and gets me horny.

by Anonymousreply 4101/07/2012

I want him. I will get to work on it right away.

by Anonymousreply 4201/07/2012

That could have been Jake, had he had balls.

by Anonymousreply 4301/07/2012

Is Tate a top or a bottom? I'm guessing top. With a big dick.

by Anonymousreply 4401/07/2012

R45, what was his hole like? How big is his penis? Was he a good lay?

by Anonymousreply 4601/18/2012

Every southern queen is a bottom. That's an axiom.

by Anonymousreply 4701/18/2012

Big old bottom.

by Anonymousreply 4801/18/2012

[R46] pretty nice cock, about 7, 7.5 when he was able to get it up. hole was alright. gorgeous face, though.

by Anonymousreply 4901/18/2012

You mean, he has erectile dysfunction?

That's sad. He's only in his early 40s, and he can't get hard?

by Anonymousreply 5001/18/2012

Well, it wasn't a complete bust, but it certainly wasn't up and at em. Plus he had cialis in his bathroom.

by Anonymousreply 5101/18/2012

**Off to Google Cialis**

by Anonymousreply 5201/18/2012


by Anonymousreply 5301/18/2012

He lives in a plantation? Years ago he had a shitty studio apartment in Mar Vista he shared with the other gay guy he did The Help with. They made all these short films together.

by Anonymousreply 5401/18/2012

He has a house in Miracle Mile in LA now.

by Anonymousreply 5501/18/2012

Well, you can get a plantation in rural Mississippi for $200,000.00. So, it doesn't mean he's suddenly a billionaire.

Also, he looks a bit Filipino. Wonder if he's a mutt?

by Anonymousreply 5601/18/2012

Nah. Just a flat nose.

by Anonymousreply 5701/18/2012

He loves analingus.

by Anonymousreply 5901/19/2012

I wonder why he couldn't get it up if he uses cialis? that should take care of the problem....

by Anonymousreply 6001/19/2012

Tate looks mighty fine for an old man who can't get an erection.

by Anonymousreply 6101/19/2012

This thread is full of shit. I am positive that all of the "I know him" and "I had him" posts are all made up. Idiots.

by Anonymousreply 6201/19/2012

Whoa. He's really cute/seriously hot!

by Anonymousreply 6301/19/2012

He is really hot. I had no idea. I thought he was a much older man. I had the impression that both the writer and the director lived through the period in which the film takes place.

by Anonymousreply 6401/19/2012

He said in an interview that he bought the film rights before the book became a huge best-seller, back when nobody had heard of it. That's how a no-name director was able to produce and direct such a high-profile project. He paid next to nothing for the rights. Then the book took off and the rest is history.

by Anonymousreply 6501/19/2012

Gorgeous and very aware of it the way he rolls up his sleeves and undoes 15 buttons from his shirt. Ugh, so hot.

by Anonymousreply 6601/19/2012

Actually that is not true R65. The author and Tate are childhood friends who grew up together.

The author sold the rights to Tate because she wanted him and only him to direct the movie. Both of them being Southern, she felt he was the best person to tell the story.

by Anonymousreply 6701/19/2012

Wrong, R67. I watched the interview and he said flat out that he got the rights cheap before anyone had even heard of the book. These are his own words.

by Anonymousreply 6801/19/2012

I haven't actually seen anything that says that Taylor is openly gay. It seems pretty obvious, but has he actually talked about it?

And yes, Kathryn Stockett and Tate Taylor have known each other since pre-school! She gave him the film rights to the book before it was published.

by Anonymousreply 6901/19/2012

Person who fucked him,

Please describe what Tate's body looks like naked, including the relative hairiness of his chest and ass, the tautness of his abdomen, and the size and placement of his nipples.


by Anonymousreply 7001/19/2012

Tate Taylor is scum.

by Anonymousreply 7101/19/2012

Poor Tate! He was snubbed for Best Director and Screenplay this morning.

I wonder if fellow writers resented the way he inherited the material.

by Anonymousreply 7201/24/2012

62 I can show you the emails and texts. Didn't make up anything.

by Anonymousreply 7301/26/2012

The Help is nothing but schlocky trash. Just because an actor can rise above the material (e.g., Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady...Max Von Sydow in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close) doesn't mean they're obligated to ignore the screenwriters'/directors' ineptitude.

by Anonymousreply 7401/26/2012

Where is he from? Are there more like him there!?

by Anonymousreply 7501/26/2012

He lost his erection because my big dick was in his ass. A lot of bottoms lose their erections when being fucked. He is a sweet guy though. And my cock "helped" him enjoy his evening.

by Anonymousreply 7601/26/2012

R72, he was a bit of a long shot for best director. However he did have a serious chance for screenplay. That could be considered a snub.

by Anonymousreply 7701/26/2012

Even Nia Vardalos got a screenplay nomination for "My Big Fat Greek Weeding".

This is a huge and devastating snub for Tate.

by Anonymousreply 7801/26/2012

I want to sink my eight inches into Tate's supple, beautiful elder-gay ass.

by Anonymousreply 7901/26/2012

This week on the View the ladies asked Josh Hopkins about when he escorted Octavia Spencer to the SAG awards - they asked how those two knew each other. Josh said that he is friends with Tate Taylor and he met Octavia through Tate years ago.

Now I never hear much about Josh's personal life, but I've always wondered if he is gay. And being friends with Taylor doesn't mean anything in that regard, but it makes me wonder further.

by Anonymousreply 8002/15/2012

I don't believe for one second that anyone here "had" a good looking, successful guy who just directed an extremely and critically acclaimed movie. I just plain don't believe it.

by Anonymousreply 8102/15/2012

R80, did you watch last night's Cougar Town premiere? There was a brief segment where Courteney Cox's character briefly thought Josh Hopkins' character was secretly gay. Given the way the camera focused on Hopkins, it seemed like one big in-joke for the audience. It pretty much confirmed for me Hopkins is gay.

by Anonymousreply 8202/15/2012

[quote]I wonder if the hot guy in THE HELP who played Jessica Chastain's character's husband diddled with him.

That would be Mike Vogel, of "Pan Am" and "Grounded For Life" fame and a DL darling. Straight.

by Anonymousreply 8302/15/2012

R81, Tate Taylor was a struggling actor in LA for over a decade before he got "The Help." Why would you find it hard to believe someone here might have had him?

by Anonymousreply 8402/15/2012

uggh he dated Nate Berkus?


by Anonymousreply 8502/15/2012

[quote]As for the help it was entertaining but a Gay black male friend of mine said, "It's another one of those White people are all racist and evil! movies, Spike Lee would be proud"

Let me guess, your friend is one of those black people who doesn't like other black people, right?

by Anonymousreply 8602/15/2012

R82, thanks for the heads-up. I have the new Cougar Town recorded but haven't seen it yet. I'll watch for what you talk about. My guess is that I'll come away with the same feeling that you got.

Another topic - The guy in The Help that I would wonder about more than Mike Vogel is Chris Lowell.

by Anonymousreply 8702/15/2012

I have always gotten a gay vibe from Josh Hopkins, and after that interview on The View and his proclamation that Octavia Spencer is his best friend and he met her through Taylor, I became pretty convinced. If they aren't a couple now, I would bet they were at some point. And I would like to see the tape.

by Anonymousreply 8802/15/2012

I used to fuck "Tator Tot" all the time. Liked to whimper while he was getting pounded.

by Anonymousreply 8902/15/2012

More details, please, r89.

by Anonymousreply 9002/15/2012

"[R81], Tate Taylor was a struggling actor in LA for over a decade before he got "The Help." Why would you find it hard to believe someone here might have had him?"

Because he was always attractive and had options to be with other hot guys. Thus, he would never have to have resorted to a DLer.

by Anonymousreply 9102/15/2012

It's similar to the fella on the RuPaul's Drag Race thread who claims that he previously dated one of the current crop of queens.

by Anonymousreply 9202/15/2012

You idiot, r91. There are plenty of attractive guys who post on DL along with the uggos and mouth-breathers who live in Mom's basement.

Tate Taylor could easily have fucked/been fucked by any number of DLers. It's not like he's model-gorgeous, for heaven's sake.

by Anonymousreply 9302/15/2012

Oh please, r93. There are NOT plenty of attractive guys hanging out with the uggos in mom's basement who pollute this site. Please accept reality.

by Anonymousreply 9402/15/2012

I would have liked to see who Tate's date was for the after Oscar parties. Josh Hopkins? or the cute actor that played the guy trying to date Emma Stone in the movie?

I'm sure Octavia and Tate each had 'real' dates after the ceremony.

by Anonymousreply 9502/27/2012

R85, hasn't Nate been involved with some South American guy for a while now?

I agree with OP. Tate Taylor is very handsome! Those rich and famous guys have their pick of some of the world's most handsome men. It doesn't matter if they may be ugly, mildly handsome, or a super stud. Some of the world's most handsomest men gravitate to guys who are rich, famous, and powerful. Average guys don't stand a chance with rich and famous men. Also, rich and powerful men, straight or gay like trophies to accompany them and adorn their elite lifestyles.

BTW, I remember Nate interviewed Carson Kressley on his show once and Carson was acting like the queen of fruits as usual ,and Nate kept putting his hands in a fist position on both sides of his waste posing like Mr. Clean and he spoke in a very low masculine voice. Someone told me that after they watched that interview, they believe Nate is a masculine top, LOL! right!

by Anonymousreply 9602/27/2012

You have issues R94. A wide variety of people visit and post here. That should be common sense.

by Anonymousreply 9702/27/2012

I have such crush on Tate. A friend of mine was an extra on 'The Help' and said at the time he had a boyfriend who was often around. She also said all of the actresses were nice, especially Jessica Chastain. Didn't know about the Tate/Josh Hopkins connection...but that image is definitely going in my spank bank.

by Anonymousreply 9802/28/2012

Verificatia of size meat?

by Anonymousreply 9902/28/2012

I thought he was Octavia Spencer bf at all the shows.

by Anonymousreply 10002/28/2012

re:99 I have a picture of his cock from when we hooked up. So. Whatever.

by Anonymousreply 10104/07/2012

He's a good old boy from Mississippi. He only has the anal with blacks and gays. But he then will get drunk on the Ice House and beat them up because he's got the homophobe syndrome

by Anonymousreply 10204/07/2012

Link to reputable web site with proof that Taylor is gay, because I find nothing.

by Anonymousreply 10304/07/2012

R81 doesn't understand that they only reason Tate got The Help is because the author, Kathryn Stockett, is his best friend. Otherwise there is nothing on his CV that would've landed him a big studio project.

They're all family, Tate, Allison, Octavia, Kathryn - they're all really good friends.

He did an excellent job with The Help, btw.

by Anonymousreply 10404/07/2012

Is Tate at the Oscars with Octavia again?

Hopefully if he's there this year, he'll bring a piece of man flesh with him. Josh Hopkins would be once I'd like to see along side him in a tux.

by Anonymousreply 10502/24/2013

I guess Tate wasn't there. Octavia had another white gay boy on her arm.

by Anonymousreply 10602/25/2013

any Tate updates? Dude's still hot.

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