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Derek Hough has hissy fit in gay bar

For better or worse, Derek Hough is a pretty fantastic dancer with an amazingly ripped body. That much is obvious, but there’s always been something quite ambiguous about Derek, which is that he has acquired the reputation for wooing the ladies, but there might be something else there, you know? First there was the contrived romance between he and Shannon Elizabeth (which she later admitted was entirely fake for purposes of “DWTS” votes), and then he supposedly hooked up for awhile with Cheryl Cole, but then she dumped him for a fame upgrade. All along, Derek has gotten along quite famously with his possible future brother-in-law, Ryan Seacrest, which has provided plenty of fodder for beard-related jokes. I guess what I’m saying is that there have been persistent rumors that Derek might actually be gay. Who knows if these rumors are true or not? Regardless of his sexuality, I guess all the talk may have gotten under Derek’s skin. According to a story in this week’s Enquirer, Derek threw a little diva fit when some dude tried to take a photo of him at a Salt Lake City gay bar:

"Sexy pro dancer Derek Hough donned some shiny silver pants and shook his fanny at a popular Salt Lake City gay club — but then freaked out when a fan tried to take his picture!

The talented 27-year-old has been dogged by gay rumors for years despite having a string of girlfriends. And although it’s been reported that he is dating “DWTS” contestant and opera singer Katherine Jenkins, she was nowhere in sight when Derek showed up at Jam, a gay club in his hometown, on July 21, a source confided.

“I’m a big fan of Derek’s, and I always thought or HOPED he was gay,” Jam regular Ken lee told The Enquirer. “Seeing him shimmying with his buddies at the gay club wearing skintight, shiny silver pants just made my mind scream!”

But Ken says when he approached Derek for a photo, the dancer “got all nervous and fidgety and stammered, ‘No, no, no — not here!’”

“I was really careful about approaching him respectfully,” Ken explained. “I went up to Derek and said, ‘excuse me’ and asked very nicely if I could have a photo taken with him. Well, he couldn’t have been more rude or a bigger diva!

“I was like, OK, he’s clearly not comfortable about having his picture taken in a gay bar. If you’re not gay, then what’s the problem? Derek’s behavior was very suspect.”

“Derek very well may not be gay,” added Ken. “But he sure was dressed pretty and threw an impressive hissy fit when I asked for a photo!”

They have gay bars in Salt Lake City and are the Houghs Mormon?

by Anonymousreply 9210/19/2014

Anonymous internet boards say that Seacrest and this guy are lovers.

by Anonymousreply 208/11/2012

Gay or not, he's certainly self involved.

by Anonymousreply 408/11/2012

from Celebitchy.

by Anonymousreply 708/11/2012

Why was he so rude about it? What an asshole.

by Anonymousreply 808/11/2012

Whew, it looks like Perez Hilton has rescued Derek Hough from the bad Gay Rumor! A sigh of relief went up through the Salt Lake City Mormon community.

by Anonymousreply 908/11/2012

[quote]Anonymous internet boards say that Seacrest and this guy are lovers.

Anonymous internet boards are frequented by the lowest dregs of humanity.

by Anonymousreply 1208/11/2012

and yet here you are R12.

by Anonymousreply 1308/11/2012

The most shocking thing about this story is that there's a gay bar in SLC.

by Anonymousreply 1508/11/2012

Ummm, as soon as I saw him I assumed he was gay. My mistake (I guess).

by Anonymousreply 1808/11/2012

[quote]Why was he so rude about it? What an asshole.

The exact quote is ‘No, no, no — not here!’. Sounds like a reasonable answer to me. He didn't slap the guy, the queen was clearly offended that Hough didn't wrap his arm around him for an instant picture. That's what's hilarious and sad sometimes about people and celebrities. Derek Hough could visit children's hospitals every day but if a fan is rebuffed in a 20 second encounter he is instantly labeled an asshole.

by Anonymousreply 1908/11/2012

Interestingly enough, I have an acquaintance (not quite a friend but someone I'm friendly with) who works as a rentboy, he's pretty cute, sort of has a muscle twink thing going on, and I have had conversations with him in the past about who he's fucked with. No lie, he has talked to me about this guy, and I didn't really even know who he was outside of recognizing his face, but he said specifically Derek Hough who works on DWTS, has been with men in his association or whatever it is, but that he's never slept with him personally. He didn't tell me if he was a top or bottom or anything like that, so I don't have much to add to this outside of the fact that he's at the very least occasionally bisexual. I don't think he's gay, though, personally. And if he is, his Mormonism and the fact he's clearly insecure about being called gay for so long highlights he won't be coming out anytime soon.

My friend also told me to never release details about his contacts, so luckily this website is mostly anonymous.

by Anonymousreply 2108/11/2012

For the right amount of money Perez Hilton would post about the Jews being mean to Adolf Hitler and draw cum splatters on their faces.

by Anonymousreply 2208/11/2012

Of course he's gay. All leprechauns are gay.

by Anonymousreply 2308/11/2012

I agree, R19. It seems as though today celebrities have to agree to every request, reasonable or not, lest they be labeled "rude".

What is rude is walking up to a total stranger and asking them for this and that, thinking they owe you something.

by Anonymousreply 2408/11/2012

He is hot though gay bi or straight

by Anonymousreply 2508/11/2012

ITA with R24. If I was a celebrity I would be a recluse and never leave the house.

by Anonymousreply 2708/11/2012

Well, it's not really me to believe. You can believe my friend or you don't. I don't know if I believe him, personally, but he did say Derek Hough's name specifically. And personally, I don't think he's that attractive so I couldn't care less either way.

by Anonymousreply 2808/11/2012

He's probably like that other Mormon dancer, Benji Schwimmer. They tie themselves up in knots trying to not be gay. They're told if they have opposite sex marriage they can stay in the church. He's a product of a fucked up religion so I don't see him coming out. I feel sorry for the future Mrs.

by Anonymousreply 2908/11/2012

Derek and his sister want to be very famous. So she will play beard for the very famous and wealthy Seacrest as his "Eva Gabor" and Derek will hide in the closet.

by Anonymousreply 3008/11/2012

Derek is under a lot of pressure. His entire twitter following is female. If the gay stuff gains legs, he's lost his entire fan base. Derek won't be coming out anytime soon.

by Anonymousreply 3108/11/2012

Derek decided to go with the heartthrob image (for the potential mainstream TV or movie career). THAT's why he would lose his mostly female fanbase. If he had gone for a campy gay best friend image he wouldn't be in that situation.

by Anonymousreply 3208/11/2012

What I learned from this article is that there is a complete jackass in SLC named Ken Lee who outs those who don't meet his demands.

by Anonymousreply 3408/11/2012

R28, Francis dear, I can't believe your friend since I don't know him. But you and I, I mean, we're so close I can almost taste you. I BELIEVE in you, Francis.

by Anonymousreply 3508/11/2012

I wouldn't call ken dolls body "ripped", definitly a nice dancers body though.

by Anonymousreply 3608/11/2012

Why would he say "No no no. Not here?" Because, gay or not, he didn't want to be photographed in a gay bar. Because his fan base is female. Which means he is willing to either lie about who he is (FAME WHORE) or deflect more rumors about being gay so the MONEY TRAIN keeps coming in. Again, a whore for money. If this was just about a rude photographer getting rightfully rebuffed, that is one thing. If this is about someone not wanting to be thought of as gay, that is another thing. And fucked up. Being IN a gay bar doesn't make anyone gay. But this guy sounds like he is trying to do some "image control" that, by fiat, is insulting to gay people in my opinion. If you really care that much about your image, maybe don't GO to gay bars, douchebag.

by Anonymousreply 3708/11/2012

Body's fine but that face! He's so trashy looking and his eyes are so beady.

by Anonymousreply 3808/11/2012

R11, Damnit Silver Slippers - Quit being such a slut! You stay in Colton's closet until he is ready for you to shine again. Come on, it's so bad...remember the golden shower curtain is in there with you. And, who knows, maybe Derek will let the silver pants out of his closet to come visit you in Colton's. That would be great! I bet the two of you would look so good together. Derek and Colton can take turns sharing both of you...sounds pretty hot, right? *fingers crossed*

by Anonymousreply 3908/11/2012

Ok if Derek wants to hide the fact that he's gay why does he go to a gay bar? People could take pics without even asking him. I'm trying to understand the celebrities (D list) mind.

by Anonymousreply 4008/11/2012

r40, he went there supposedly with his beard, uhm girlfriend, because straight girls love nothing more than to go to a gay bar with the boyfriend they have sex with ALL THE TIME.

by Anonymousreply 4108/11/2012

He has dated Katherine Jenkins? I wonder if that means her ex, the uber gorgeous Gethin Jones, might too have been a shame relationship.

by Anonymousreply 4208/11/2012

There's this blind item:

BLIND GOSSIP 08/06 **#1**

There’s been an interesting development in the relationship of this TV girl. Her boyfriend – who is neither famous nor wealthy – isn’t too happy about her fake-dating a TV Guy with whom she appeared on one season of popular show. So he got hold of some very compromising photos of the TV Guy with his Boyfriend (who has also appeared on the same show), and told TV Guy that he was going to send them to the tabloids. TV Guy totally panicked. He turned to a good pal of his, Rich Guy, for advice and help. Rich Guy – who is more high profile, on more television shows, and has more money than everyone else in this blind combined – said that the best way to keep TV Girl’s real boyfriend quiet was to offer him some hush money. He even generously gave the TV Guy the money for the payoff. Why would Rich Guy do that? Well, it’s in his best interest, too. He is fake-dating the TV Guy’s sister. He knows that if one of these fake relationships was disclosed, they could all come tumbling down like dominoes.

TV Girl: Maria Menounos

TV Guy: Derek Hough

TV Guy’s Boyfriend: Mark Ballas

Rich Guy: Ryan Seacrest

TV Guy’s Sister: Julianne Hough

by Anonymousreply 4308/11/2012

With all these fake ro and bromances, does anyone ever get laid?

by Anonymousreply 4408/11/2012

What could be more closeted than a Salt Lake gay bar?

by Anonymousreply 4508/11/2012

[quote]the contrived romance between he and

It is 'him' not 'he' you dumb fuck.

by Anonymousreply 4608/11/2012

R46 as was said earlier go tell Celebitchy their writing sucks.

by Anonymousreply 4708/11/2012

R46 likes to show off his grade-school education.

by Anonymousreply 4808/11/2012

Why is the bearding pool so small and incestuous? Hough also "dated" Cheryl Cole.

by Anonymousreply 4908/11/2012


by Anonymousreply 5008/11/2012

SLC has a big DownLow gay community.

by Anonymousreply 5108/11/2012

I know Derek's boyfriend is not Mark Ballas. I believe it could be Brian Fortuna, who lives in Los Angeles now - at, one of the commenters said he figured out it was Brian by the clue "dominoes" but I'm not sure I get that.

It could also be Apolo Ohno, who was helped by Derek on a dance with Julianne, even before Derek was a regular dancer on the show.

Katherine Jenkins had a long term "engagement" with very gay (closeted mainly due to his asshole disapproving father) tv host Gethin Jones in England. They very publically "broke up" just before her season of Dancing with the Stars and the show tried to use that to summon up sympathy for her. Pathetic.

by Anonymousreply 5308/16/2012

Another example of Obama trying to tear our nation apart, while attempting to rob our personal tax returns beyond the legal limit required to display to his hate mongers from Chicago.

by Anonymousreply 5408/16/2012

[quote]He's probably like that other Mormon dancer, Benji Schwimmer. They tie themselves up in knots trying to not be gay.

Benji Schwimmer is openly gay.

by Anonymousreply 5508/16/2012

R16, when you're too stupid to recognize a quoted story, you really shouldn't mock other people for being ignorant. Pathetic.

by Anonymousreply 5608/16/2012

So then who is Ryan Seacrest's latest boyfriend?

by Anonymousreply 5708/16/2012

I think r53 made up everything he said as he was typing!

by Anonymousreply 5808/16/2012

I thought Mark Ballas was straight.

by Anonymousreply 5908/16/2012

I've meet Derek, he's not gay.

by Anonymousreply 6008/16/2012

Ludicrous poseur. Of course he's gay.

by Anonymousreply 6108/16/2012

If you met them in a gay bar, R62, the odds lean in the favor of their being gay, wouldn't you say?

by Anonymousreply 6308/16/2012

No, r63. I've known straight friends who have gone to gay bars.

by Anonymousreply 6408/16/2012

I think Mark Ballas is straight but maybe he's just the most brilliant man at bearding techniques I've ever seen.

Maks is in a lot of trouble. Hope Solo says he slapped her around a lot more than we saw. I hope this causes him a lot of trouble. I hate the shithead. He's enabled so much he's a total narcissist.

by Anonymousreply 6508/17/2012

Not Mormon straight friends in Salt Lake City R64, get a clue.

by Anonymousreply 6608/17/2012

You probably haven't known straight friends who are worried about their cred as straight in order to keep their fanbase on a primetime tv show wander into straight bars - he really really wanted to be there.

I'm pretty sure Derek isn't Mormon anymore, though his sister Julianne still is (and so is Chelsie Hightower.) But Derek, Lacey, and Benji Schwimmer - I think they've all flown the loony coop, and good for them!

by Anonymousreply 6708/17/2012

who cares? derek has 2 lazy eyes and a weird looking face.

by Anonymousreply 6808/17/2012

I have seen a few c and d list celebs in gay bars and give the exact same reaction. I remember seeing this one soap star in a gay bar in the valley and I asked him "aren't you Chase from y&r? and he just looked at me an stammered and he left very quickly.

I remember meeting Tony O'Dell from Head of the Class on the patio of a gay bar. He didn't stay long as people started recognizing him..he got very nervous.

I don't know why people who don't want to be identified as gay, go to gay bars and expect not to be recognized. Gay men are soooo into d list.

by Anonymousreply 6906/15/2013

He's a blonde twink who works as a dancer (and is not European), and you guys are questioning whether he is gay?

by Anonymousreply 7006/15/2013

It has been proven the last part of the brain to develop is the pre frontal lob which is the decision making part of the brain. What this means is that many young males in their 20's are bisexual until about 28 when the choose one direction or the other. All those frat boys who get drunk or those guys who are experimenting are just normal as all get out. It is a phase for most of them.

by Anonymousreply 7106/15/2013

R71 was apparently late in coming out and has found "scientific" support for it.

by Anonymousreply 7206/15/2013

People who are comfortable in their sexuality are fine being photographed in a gay bar. People who live deep in the closet freak out.

If you are not gay, why would you care if you were photographed at a gay bar? Does not mean you're gay.

by Anonymousreply 7306/15/2013

You'd think that someone as rich as Seacrest could snag a hotter guy than Derek.

by Anonymousreply 7406/15/2013

People say they want definitive proof of a person's sexuality, and OP's story has provided it.

by Anonymousreply 7506/15/2013

there was.....molestation

by Anonymousreply 7606/15/2013

"...between he and Shannon Elizabeth ."

Who the fuck taught you English! Learn some BASIC grammar before you start gossiping about Derek throwing a hissing fit.

by Anonymousreply 7706/15/2013

why would we listen to you r77?

by Anonymousreply 7806/15/2013

Really, R78. A "hissing" fit? And where's the question mark in R77's first sentence?

by Anonymousreply 7906/15/2013

He dated Cheryl Cole who I'm pretty sure has been the subject of a few blinds by British tabloids saying that she's a lesbian. Never looked real with Derek anyway.

by Anonymousreply 8006/15/2013

Why does it matter if he's gay or not? He's a human being with feelings and emotions just like anyone else. When do we get passed how we feel individually what's going on in someone else's bed???!! It SHOULD NOT matter!!! DAMN

by Anonymousreply 8110/18/2014

Shut the fuck up R81. No one is asking Derek Hough to talk about what he does in his bed.

However he refuses to publicly acknowledge he happens to be gay like a coward. Funny how straight people never want to hide that they happen to be straight.

(also why the hell did you bump this old ass thread?)

by Anonymousreply 8210/18/2014

If you're s male, and your name is mentioned on DL for any reason, you are automatically gay.

by Anonymousreply 8310/18/2014

[quote] If you're s male, and your name is mentioned on DL for any reason, you are automatically gay.

Unless one is ugly, and then we don't want to claim him.

by Anonymousreply 8410/18/2014

Right, R83, like Kevin Costner, Michael Douglas and Justin Theroux.

by Anonymousreply 8510/18/2014

Has he and Mark moved in their house yet?

by Anonymousreply 8610/18/2014

R86, if I recall they don't live there. They're just improving it to resell it for a HGTV program.

by Anonymousreply 8710/18/2014

R83, that's a tired trope which isn't even true.

by Anonymousreply 8810/18/2014

On Friday night, Derek Hough and Julia Roberts were honored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network's Respect Awards.

by Anonymousreply 8910/18/2014

Derek Hough is as straight as Tom Selleck's stylist.

by Anonymousreply 9010/19/2014

The Hough's are re-habbed Mormons.

During their debut years on DWTS, all glittery and goody-goody, a story came out about how Julianne kept dodging her then partner Apollo because she was saving herself for marriage.

At least, that was her story until she was promoting another one of her film flops, in which she revealed she had been, allegedly, 'enlighten' by her then European dance instructor.

So, year, they're now about as Mormon as I am.

by Anonymousreply 9110/19/2014

Derek looks a bit like a straight porn star Erik Everhard.

by Anonymousreply 9210/19/2014
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