Billy Crystal brought up a point the other day. The Botox’d and beloved comedian blanched that gay sex scenes on TV sometimes push it “a little too far” for his tastes. While some were quick to scream homophobe, one should understand that the man’s been schticking it up on the boob tube for literally 800 years and […]
Actor Michael Urie has a simple solution for people like Billy Crystal who have a problem with gay sex scenes on television: don't watch. In an interview with New Now Next, the former Ugly Betty and future What's Your Emergency?...
While promoting his upcoming new FX series, professional Oscars host Billy Crystal recently launched into a homophobic tirade about all the icky gay sex happening on TV lately, telling Television Critics Association, “Sometimes I think, ‘Ah that’s too much for me.’ Sometimes, it’s just pushing it a little too far for my taste.” After receiving criticism for his remarks, […]
Billy Crystal may be uncomfortable with my "lifestyle," but I'm uncomfortable with his homophobia.
Thomas Roberts is hosting a new weekly show at Shift by MSNBC (the network's digital venture) called Out There in which he and a changing panel of guests discuss newsmaking LGBT stories. This week, Roberts was joined by actor and...
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This story about Billy Crystal has been making the internet rounds this week. I thought I'd comment, mostly to post a link to this great article by Noah Michelson, executive editor of the HuffPost's Gay Voices section, who beautifully sums up the issue and articulates many of my own thoughts in reaction to Crystal's homophobia. Show More Summary
As we are all fully aware at this point, legendary comedian Billy Crystal wedged his foot down his esophagus during his Television Critics Association press circuit, saying that gay characters on television are "a bit too much," "Sometimes, it’s just...
So Billy Crystal is a homophobe. The evidence of this is that he doesn't like gay sex-- a position which is apparently forbidden by the Clerisy in 2015. 'Shove it in our face' Actor didn't say which shows offend him...
On Sunday, while promoting his new FX show "The Comedians" at a Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour panel, Billy Crystal was asked about playing a gay role on the ABC show "Soap" in the late '70s and how television has changed...Show More Summary
In a sentiment that has not been expressed in approximately three decades, Billy Crystal caused some excitement yesterday, when remarks he made at the TCAs were interpreted as being potentially anti-gay. Crystal was appearing on an FX...Show More Summary
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"I hope people don't abuse it & shove it in our face to the point where it feels like an everyday kind of thing."
I’m very Libertarian when it comes to Gay issues. Live and let live as long as you don’t force your lifestyle on me or down my throat. Television crossed that
Just because Billy Crystal played one of television’s first gay characters back in 1977 — that’s Jodie from Soap for you youngsters out there — doesn’t mean he wants to see lots of gratuitous gay sex on television. And if that offends you … well, then he’s offended by your sensitivity. The Huffington Post reports […]
He caught fire for saying that gay sex scenes have gone "a little too far" since he played a gay man on TV in 1977
Actor Billy Crystal has offered his opinion about homosexuality and sex on TV, which he says should not be shoved in audiences' faces.
This weekend, some people chose to get upset with Billy Crystal after the celebrity appeared at a panel to… Read More
Billy Crystal says he's got no problem with gay sex on TV.
Straight actors with concerns about gay content fuel Hollywood's homophobia problem. The post Kevin Hart, Billy Crystal, And Hollywood’s Homophobia Problem appeared first on ThinkProgress.