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Ben Aldridge Comes Out

We love it when HOT people come out.

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by Anonymousreply 12810 hours ago

They can't even say gay anymore, which i'm sure their managers insist on. At least he didn't say queer.

by Anonymousreply 1Last Monday at 4:12 PM

Noice.

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by Anonymousreply 2Last Monday at 4:12 PM

Stealing this from the Fleabag thread, "Wow, he's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, Intersex, asexual?".

He kept it real general.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Monday at 4:14 PM

My brain got excited and read your post as Brett Eldredge (country singer) comes out, op.

I don't remember him on Fleabag. I binged both seasons in two days back to back, so maybe that's why.

by Anonymousreply 4Last Monday at 4:17 PM

[Quote] Stealing this from the Fleabag thread, "Wow, he's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, Intersex, asexual?".

[Quote] He kept it real general.

Hardly.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Monday at 4:18 PM

I’ve never heard of him but he looks cute. And good for him

by Anonymousreply 6Last Monday at 4:22 PM

[quote]At least he didn't say queer.

R1. No shit. I hate that fucking word.

And another thing...at least he didn't say he was "living his truth." Another bullshit line.

So with which one of the LGBT communities does he identify? Gag me.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Monday at 4:23 PM

Aren't Andrew Scott and Hugh Skinner on that show also gay? I sincerely hope Brett Gelman is straight.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Monday at 4:25 PM

Just say you're fucking gay. Good gawd. It's a reason to celebrate--not obfuscate and hide who you are.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Monday at 4:26 PM

He and Andrew Scott would make a hot couple.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Monday at 4:26 PM

[quote]Aren't Andrew Scott and Hugh Skinner on that show also gay?

Yep.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Monday at 4:28 PM

I watched Fleabag, I did, I did. But I don't remember him.

Could be because I only watched (the much talked about) season 2. I believe he appeared in season 1.

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by Anonymousreply 12Last Monday at 4:29 PM

I think it's a great strategy, he came out as not straight and kept it generically enough to still appeal to women.

So this is the third Fleabag member to be out? Aren't Andrew Scott and Hugh Skinner gay too?

by Anonymousreply 13Last Monday at 4:29 PM

[quote]I believe he appeared in season 1.

Yes. Arsehole Guy. He's in the very first episode if I recall correctly.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Monday at 4:32 PM

So he's asexual.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Monday at 4:33 PM

r12 Season 1 was better than season 2. It is much more profound too, because of the final episode. A full circle type thing. But the comedy is stronger in season 1.

by Anonymousreply 16Last Monday at 4:33 PM

He was the guy who fucks her in the very first Episode and was in about 3 or 4 total. He was the super sexy dude who rode the motorcycle.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Monday at 4:36 PM

Who didn't know this? Hello!

by Anonymousreply 18Last Monday at 4:37 PM

Never heard of him, but he’s gorgeous and I’m glad he’s, er, not straight. That’s all I ask of any beautiful man.

by Anonymousreply 19Last Monday at 4:40 PM

If it turns out Jamie Demetriou is gay, then all of Fleabag's lovers have been played by gay men.

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by Anonymousreply 20Last Monday at 4:42 PM

Doesn’t the “+” in LGBT+ indicate allies? Maybe he’s straight but doesn’t hate gay people and wants to cultivate a gay audience.

He needs to post a video showing him enthusiastically sucking cock. That’s the only way to be sure that he is “part of the community.”

by Anonymousreply 21Last Monday at 4:46 PM

Ben has nice dark eyes.

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by Anonymousreply 22Last Monday at 4:54 PM

Wow he’s legit hot. I’m going through all his images and he seems incapable of taking a bad picture.

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by Anonymousreply 23Last Monday at 5:10 PM

[quote]If it turns out Jamie Demetriou is gay, then all of Fleabag's lovers have been played by gay men.

He was on Tracey Ullmans' show recently and showed the greatest ass in a pair slacks I've ever seen.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Monday at 5:12 PM

Demetriou's Wikipedia page lists no romantic interests or history.

by Anonymousreply 25Last Monday at 5:13 PM

But does this Ben person suck cock?

I'm sick of weasel words and rainbows!

by Anonymousreply 26Last Monday at 5:16 PM

Pink (Trans) News put it like this-

"(Ben Aldridge) revealed he is a member of the LGBT+ community."

He's not gay of course because that doesn't elevate the trans and the alphabet soup gibberish!

by Anonymousreply 27Last Monday at 5:24 PM

I thought about that too. There was something in the article about him kissing a man, so one can assume he means gay.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Monday at 5:28 PM

He’s a dreamboat. Go us.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Monday at 5:32 PM

[quote]There was something in the article about him kissing a man, so one can assume he means gay.

He gave this guy a peck on his cheek in his IG post.

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by Anonymousreply 30Last Monday at 5:35 PM

Who the hell are these people? Why don’t the bigger stars ever come out?

by Anonymousreply 31Last Monday at 5:36 PM

[QUOTE] Who the hell are these people? Why don’t the bigger stars ever come out?

Bigger stars, R31? How about Colton Haynes? Lee Pace? Luke Evans? Matt Bomer? Connor Jessup? Olly Alexander? Lee Pace (so famous I had to list him twice)? Jonathan Bennett? Michael J. Willett? Daniel K. Isaac? Ben Whishaw?

by Anonymousreply 32Last Monday at 5:47 PM

Don't forget Richard Madden and Miles Heizer!

by Anonymousreply 33Last Monday at 5:48 PM

[quote] I sincerely hope Brett Gelman is straight.

Brett is straight and married to the (very excellent) film director Janicza Bravo.

by Anonymousreply 34Last Monday at 5:50 PM

Ben can slam ME in the pooper

by Anonymousreply 35Last Monday at 5:55 PM

I'm VERY intrigued, r24.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Monday at 6:45 PM

He literally came out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, even his Wikipedia says that. He was vague as that, so the reporting is correct.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Monday at 9:18 PM

The plus sign in 'LGBTQ+' means he could be anything. It's as unhelpful a description as the 'BLM+ community'

by Anonymousreply 38Last Monday at 9:23 PM

Who cares if no one knows him. He’s hot and at least he’s not an ugly no name YouTube twink.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Monday at 9:45 PM

[quote] Demetriou's Wikipedia page lists no romantic interests or history.

Why would it? Wikipedia isn’t supposed to be a gossip rag. He’s not even well-known.

by Anonymousreply 40Last Monday at 9:53 PM

Ben Whishaw came out? As what?

by Anonymousreply 41Last Monday at 11:15 PM

Ben Wishaw has been married to a man for some time, so I imagine he came out as gay.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Tuesday at 12:27 AM

Jamie Demetriou is great in the Eurovision film as infamous homosexualist artistic director Kevin Swain

by Anonymousreply 43Last Tuesday at 12:48 AM

His accent is hot.

by Anonymousreply 44Last Tuesday at 12:52 AM

"could be anything..."

and he's all gay on insta.

right...

by Anonymousreply 45Last Tuesday at 1:00 AM

Wow... poor Phoebe couldn't get even a single straight guy to play any of her love interests on Fleabag?

by Anonymousreply 46Last Tuesday at 1:20 AM

R41 Ben Whishaw is openly gay. He's been with his husband since 2009.

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by Anonymousreply 47Last Tuesday at 1:21 AM

OP's photo is that of a mutilated pencil dicked male.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Tuesday at 1:26 AM

So she's trans, obviously.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Tuesday at 1:29 AM

R32 Connor Jessup's coming out post is still my favorite. And he explicitly came out as gay which is refreshing.

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by Anonymousreply 50Last Tuesday at 1:36 AM

R33 Miles Heizer still being glass closeted always makes me laugh out loud. MARY!

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by Anonymousreply 51Last Tuesday at 5:01 AM

Wow, I had no idea about Whishaw. I saw pictures of him with PJ Harvey and people (who were evidently as clueless as me) were wondering if they were dating.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Tuesday at 6:31 AM

r32 -- do you honestly think that anyone besides gays has heard of most of those "stars'?

We're waiting for the real stars to come out -- the Jackmans, the Travoltas, the Cruises, etc...

by Anonymousreply 53Last Tuesday at 6:36 AM

Jamie D certainly looks better without those fake teeth he had to wear for Fleabag.

I mean, the character's name is Bus Rodent so, yeah........

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by Anonymousreply 54Last Tuesday at 7:04 AM

Colton Haynes has 6 million followers on Instagram. I've never seen "Teen Wolf" or "Arrow" but millions of people have.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Tuesday at 7:06 AM

[Quote] We're waiting for the real stars to come out -- the Jackmans, the Travoltas

You're waiting for men who are married to women to come out?

by Anonymousreply 56Last Tuesday at 7:07 AM

Lee Pace and Matt Bomer are certainly known among women. Before they came out, many voiced disappointment or hostility at the idea that they would be gay.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Tuesday at 7:13 AM

Ben Aldridge is insanely handsome.

He had a scene in Fleabag where he was staring at a wall of dicks and he says: “is it weird that my mouth is watering?”.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Tuesday at 7:14 AM

Lee Pace probably had a bigger female fanbase than gay.

by Anonymousreply 59Last Tuesday at 7:15 AM

Is Phoebe lez? Is that why she only has chemistry with the gays?

by Anonymousreply 60Last Tuesday at 7:46 AM

r60 Isn't Fleabag supposed to be autobiographic?

by Anonymousreply 61Last Tuesday at 7:47 AM

[quote] Is Phoebe lez? Is that why she only has chemistry with the gays?

She’s straight. She said in an interview how when she was younger she wanted to be a boy because she was tall and preferred trousers and all that blue pink shit, but when she started finding boys attractive she was comfortable being a young woman.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Tuesday at 8:11 AM

Interview below.

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by Anonymousreply 63Last Tuesday at 8:13 AM

You can add in Jonny Bailey from her other series Crashing.

by Anonymousreply 64Last Tuesday at 8:53 AM

It’s always the good looking ones that are gay

by Anonymousreply 65Last Tuesday at 9:11 AM

R55: Followers don’t mean anything and they’re not necessarily an indication of worldwide fame.

by Anonymousreply 66Last Tuesday at 9:13 AM

I thought he was a stunner when I saw him on Fleabag. Pity he hasn't done more nudity

by Anonymousreply 67Last Tuesday at 9:28 AM

In case you missed part of the PinkNews article:

[quote] Ben Aldridge, known professionally for being attractive and also starring in British comedy-drama Fleabag....

by Anonymousreply 68Last Tuesday at 9:29 AM

Does Aldridge not work much? That could read as shady.

by Anonymousreply 69Last Tuesday at 9:40 AM

[quote]Does Aldridge not work much? That could read as shady.

He's on the series "Pennyworth" but it's on Epix which not many people have. He plays Thomas Wayne, the future father of Batman.

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by Anonymousreply 70Last Tuesday at 9:44 AM

Isn't the Pennyworth guy quietly out as well?

by Anonymousreply 71Last Tuesday at 9:46 AM

We need to see Ben's cock.

by Anonymousreply 72Last Tuesday at 9:48 AM

R69 No, that’s just Pink News’ way of writing. They also just called Connor Jessup a “professional twink” in their article about his coming out. They try too hard to come across as funny.

by Anonymousreply 73Last Tuesday at 9:50 AM

R72I have a feeling that, unlike his Fleabag character, Ben's cock is rather on the long, thin side.

by Anonymousreply 74Last Tuesday at 9:56 AM

I would drink the water

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by Anonymousreply 75Last Tuesday at 2:13 PM

R75 I love lean musculature like his. And smooth to boot

by Anonymousreply 76Last Tuesday at 2:19 PM

[quote]Lee Pace and Matt Bomer are certainly known among women. Before they came out, many voiced disappointment or hostility at the idea that they would be gay.

r57, pretty sure Lee Pace didn't come out as gay. IIRC he says he's still into women and identifies as queer or member of the LGBTMLBCBDF778+. Not sure what's wrong with just saying your're bi.

As for Ben Aldridge, like others have said, coming out as a member of the alphabet soup is meaningless now as it also includes allies; so he could be straight as a board and still identify as a member.

by Anonymousreply 77Last Tuesday at 4:15 PM

r77 He came out during an interview where the reporter basically forced him to admit he's been with men. He did say that he goes out with women, but it was obvious this was a reflex to minimize his homosexuality. Since then, he's been referred to as gay in the press, and I think he called himself that, too.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Tuesday at 4:21 PM

[Quote] I remember when I signed with a new agent, we worked together for a year. He took me to some coffee shop in the middle of the afternoon and I knew he wanted to talk about something. He said, ‘I heard you’re gay, is that true?’ I said, ‘Is that a problem?’ And of course he said, ‘No, fine, just felt like I needed to know.’ But within about a year, he was no longer working with me.

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by Anonymousreply 79Last Tuesday at 4:23 PM

His friend Judy Greer was quoted in one of those interviews. She repeatedly used the word "gay."

by Anonymousreply 80Last Tuesday at 4:24 PM

I don't know her.

by Anonymousreply 81Last Tuesday at 9:30 PM

Other than Fleabag, Aldridge is best known in the U.K. for Our Girl, an army drama made by the BBC with a female soldier as the main character.

Michelle Keegan, the lead actress, was the first comment I saw in his Instagram post.

by Anonymousreply 82Last Tuesday at 10:01 PM

Here he is talking to Our Lorraine about it

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by Anonymousreply 83Last Tuesday at 10:04 PM

R8 Lucky british bottoms.

by Anonymousreply 84Last Tuesday at 10:07 PM

[quote] We love it when HOT people come out.

It's not like he's ever in a million years going to fuck you, OP. Let's look facts in the face.

by Anonymousreply 85Last Tuesday at 10:08 PM

R85 not op but now there’s a slight chance for a gay sex tape or hole pics.

by Anonymousreply 86Last Tuesday at 10:21 PM

That'll make the smeg queens happy.

by Anonymousreply 87Last Tuesday at 10:45 PM

[quote]Bigger stars, [R31]? How about Colton Haynes? Lee Pace? Luke Evans? Matt Bomer? Connor Jessup? Olly Alexander? Lee Pace (so famous I had to list him twice)? Jonathan Bennett? Michael J. Willett? Daniel K. Isaac? Ben Whishaw?

Again, why don't bigger stars ever come out? And Colton Haynes is only famous on DL.

by Anonymousreply 88Yesterday at 2:48 AM

He insanely handsome, especially for a Brit. Preempting the inevitable question, Ben Aldridge is Jewish.

by Anonymousreply 89Yesterday at 2:50 AM

[quote]That'll make the smeg queens happy.

I'm sorry your daddy cut off the tip of your peepee.

by Anonymousreply 90Yesterday at 5:27 AM

I bet he precums like crazy over that foreskin.. so who is the lucky bottom that gets it all?

by Anonymousreply 91Yesterday at 6:06 AM

No way is he a full on top. I call vers or vers top

by Anonymousreply 92Yesterday at 6:15 AM

[quote]That'll make the smeg queens happy.

Jewish.

by Anonymousreply 93Yesterday at 7:30 AM

Tom Ellis is even sexier:

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by Anonymousreply 94Yesterday at 8:05 AM

Ellis isn't gay, though.

by Anonymousreply 95Yesterday at 8:10 AM

I would enjoy seeing Ben deepthroat Tom

by Anonymousreply 96Yesterday at 8:20 AM

It's a hard choice. Tom is definitely sexier but I like Ben's bland attractiveness.

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by Anonymousreply 97Yesterday at 8:28 AM

I don't think you can look Jewish and bland.

by Anonymousreply 98Yesterday at 8:31 AM

R97 how is Bennbland?

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by Anonymousreply 99Yesterday at 8:31 AM

R98: Jared Kushner leaps to mind. Blandness personified.

by Anonymousreply 100Yesterday at 8:39 AM

If I didn't know him and you told me Jared Kusner was a Brit (WASP) politician, I wouldn't disbelieve you.

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by Anonymousreply 101Yesterday at 8:43 AM

^ boner killer!

by Anonymousreply 102Yesterday at 8:46 AM

I'd take Ben over this Tom person any day.

by Anonymousreply 103Yesterday at 9:42 AM

Next, he needs to come out of his pants!

by Anonymousreply 104Yesterday at 9:46 AM

This guy and Madden make sense as a couple. On the other hand, throw Froy in bed with them and that's a throuple I'd approve of!

by Anonymousreply 105Yesterday at 10:41 AM

Madden likes twinks.

by Anonymousreply 106Yesterday at 10:50 AM

Stop polluting this thread with the Madden-Froy bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 107Yesterday at 11:13 AM

Hallelujah, thank god he is hot.

by Anonymousreply 108Yesterday at 11:20 AM

When I saw him on Fleabag I was thinking there's no chance he could be gay. He didn't even have that confusing break-your-gaydar vibe like many British actors

by Anonymousreply 109Yesterday at 1:10 PM

That’s nice, but when are more well-known British actors going come out?

by Anonymousreply 110Yesterday at 1:14 PM

He looks like a hot bf

by Anonymousreply 111a day ago

This guy —whoever he is— doesn't look all that special.

He doesn't look any more special than this guy—

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by Anonymousreply 112a day ago

Sure r112. You tell yourself that Ben and the dead guy in your link look the same. Revisit that assessment after you get your cornea transplant.

by Anonymousreply 113a day ago

R112 You haven’t seen Ben in Fleabag. He is special, photos don’t do him justice.

by Anonymousreply 114a day ago

Where are the nudes?!?!?!

by Anonymousreply 115a day ago

r112 is delusional if he thinks that fug looks remotely like Ben.

by Anonymousreply 116a day ago

Ben's face is already withered. He will not age well when he loses his hair.

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by Anonymousreply 117a day ago

I forgot this is DL where anything over 26 is too old.

by Anonymousreply 11818 hours ago

His beauty in Fleabag struck me the same way as Brad Pitt’s in Thelma and Louise and Keanu Reeves’ in Speed. I remember exactly how I felt when I saw all three for the first time.

by Anonymousreply 11918 hours ago

He is very attractive, though personally I prefer the goofy but adorable Hugh Skinner.

by Anonymousreply 12017 hours ago

R120 Hugh has major BDF.

by Anonymousreply 12116 hours ago

I can subjectively say Ben is the most handsome man in showbiz to publicly come out. Even more handsome than peak Ricky Martin.

by Anonymousreply 12215 hours ago

R122, didn't Julian Morris also pretty much come out by showcasing his boyfriend on his social media? If so, he'd have Ben beat as the handsomest man in showbiz to do so.

by Anonymousreply 12314 hours ago

Julian Morris? Are you serious?

by Anonymousreply 12413 hours ago

[quote]That'll make the smeg queens happy.

I'm a whore and the only cocks that smelled funky were all cut cocks. The uncut ones were clean. Those that are uncut learn very early one to wash it properly. Cut guys take it for granted.

by Anonymousreply 12512 hours ago

[quote] Even more handsome than peak Ricky Martin.

Perhaps you don't remember Peak Ricky Martin like I do.

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by Anonymousreply 12611 hours ago

Ben looks like Rafe Spall @ R97 who is not gay but has shown his cock

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by Anonymousreply 12710 hours ago

Ben is attractive but he's not remotely the most handsome man to have come out.

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